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Jeffrey Dorsey

My radio career began at KIEE-FM in Harrisonville, Missouri which later became KCFX in Kansas City. I worked there for 4 years before landing a position at WTAD and KHQA-TV here in Quincy doing a radio show and play-by-play sports. After doing TV Sports for KHQA, I worked for both WTAD and WQCY-FM (99Q). I moved over to WGEM as Operations Manager and then returned to WTAD as General Manager. In 2001 I joined Y101. I have been fortunate enough to win 6 Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association , including 5 for best Play-By-Play and one for Best Radio Show Entertainer. My favorite music is the Blues. The New York Yankees and the Kansas City Chiefs are my favorite teams. I played baseball for 24 years and my claim to fame is a double off of Rick Sutcliffe when we both played in Kansas City.
Trisha O'Cheltree
Trisha O'Cheltree

Y101 Bridal Expo Winner’s List

Y101 Radio’s 18th Annual Bridal Expo was a huge success and we would like to thank everyone for coming out Saturday to help plan your future wedding. The Bridal Expo was sponsored by Sleep Tight, Gem City Laser, Van’s Appliance & More and Crazy Cakes. Each one of our vendors for the event was kind enough to donate a door prize for the Brides to Be to try to win.  Here is the list of prize winners for the this year's  Y101 Bridal Expo.

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Rick Hummel Addresses the Quincy Exchange Club

The Quincy Exchange Club was honored to have Baseball Hall of Famer and sportswriter for the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Rick Hummel, as its speaker today.  Hummel, a Quincy native and 1964 graduate of Quincy High School, became the first Quincy person inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York in July of 2007 when he received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for baseball writing.

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Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered Tonight

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Edward Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her boyfriend from Peoria, James Crain.  Both were tried and convicted.

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St. Patrick's Parade 2015

Sign Up Now For the 2016 St. Patrick’s Parade in Quincy

It is time to sign up for the upcoming 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade to be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 11 a.m. The parade will start at 12th and Maine Streets and proceed to 5th and Maine Streets and is open to all businesses, organizations and individuals free of charge.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Your Car Color Can Determine Your Personality – Take the Test!

Have you ever bought something that came in multiple colors and debated over which one to buy? We all have done that at least a time or two, whether it was over a color of a sweater, jacket or even a car. Well, according to a recent Farmer's Almanac (which I just happened to come across), scientific research done in Great Britain has discovered the color of your car can reveal your personality.

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12 Swans a Swimming/ Matt Cardy-Getty Images
12 Swans a Swimming/ Matt Cardy-Getty Images

The 12 Days of Christmas – Quincy Version [Listen]

Merry Christmas! I hope you will have a wonderful holiday. Back in 1997, I called local businesses trying to gather the items needed for the 12 Days of Christmas. What I recorded was quite humorous. I am sure it will get your Christmas week off to a great start. Thanks for listening and have a wonderful Christmas!

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John Wood Community College
John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College to Present 24th Annual Holiday Concert

John Wood Community College will present sounds of the season on Friday, December 4, during its 24th annual Holiday Concert. The College’s three performing groups, Chamber Choir, Vocal Show Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble, will participate in the Annual Holiday Concert.

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Gary Gershoff, Getty Images
Gary Gershoff, Getty Images

Here’s Your List of Upcoming TV Holiday Classic Broadcasts

Television, in years past, always left the 7 p.m. central time slot open for family programming. Over the years that has gone away. Fortunately, the major networks continue to air some classic holiday programs for families to view during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. With that in mind, here is a list of the broadcast information for upcoming classic family holiday shows.

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