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We’ll Miss You, Josh
If you haven’t already, please go listen to the Tuesday morning broadcast of WGEM Sportscenter. Under circumstances that we at Y101 can’t begin to imagine, Broc Hampsmire and company did an outstanding job paying tribute to their friend and longtime co-host, Josh Houchins, who passed a…
Happy Anniversary to Candid Camera
It was 69 years ago when 'Candid Camera with Alan Funt, as the show's host, made its network debut. It first aired in 1948 on ABC television and was originally called Candid Microphone, which was also the name of Alan Funt's radio program.
What an Unbelievable Day July 20, 1969 Was!
It was July 20th, 1969 and the world was riveted to their TV sets watching what was once the unthinkable, a man walking on the moon. I was 15 years old in New York and was glued to the family TV set like everyone around here was to KHQA or WGEM.
Boy I Sure Miss My Friend Tommy Murphy
It was August 23, 2012.  I had a chance to get up early and enjoy the morning before heading to work and I was able to help a friend in need. So off to work I went feeling good about the day ahead. Then all of a sudden, I heard the "ping" noise on my computer at work alerting me of a new m…
Quincy’s ‘Teenager’, Chuck Yates Would Have Been 68 Today
An icon in local radio, Chuck Yates, would have been 68 years old today. It sounds strange to say that since he was always considered a “teenager” by all who knew him.  Chuck passed away on December 19, 2013. One can only wonder what would have gone on during his morning radio show today if he were …
Man Landed on the Moon 47 Years Ago Today
It was July 20th, 1969 and the world was riveted to their TV sets watching what was once the unthinkable, a man walking on the moon. I was 15 years old in New York and was glued to the family TV set like everyone around here was to KHQA or WGEM.
George M. Irwin Arts Awards Announced
The hard work and dedication of individuals and organizations to the arts community was honored in Arts Quincy’s annual George M. Irwin Arts Awards which was presented today (Friday) at the Quincy Exchange Club meeting. The group recognized outstanding work by an arts organization, i…

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