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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 joined 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, Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and St. Louis Blues 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. Forty-two years later, I am still doing what I love.
Great Lakes Flight 5925
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Deadly Plane Collision at Baldwin Field Occurred 20 Years Ago

November 19 marks the 20th anniversary of the deadly collision of two aircraft at Baldwin Field in Quincy which led to the deaths of 14 people.  United Express Flight 5925 with twelve passengers on board collided with a King Air aircraft with two people on board.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Veteran’s Day Ceremony is Friday at the Illinois Veteran’s Home

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month when World War One finally came to an end.  It was called Armistice Day and still is by many although most people call it Veterans Day now.  Friday in honor of Veterans Day, the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy will hold its Annual Veterans Day Program.

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Iodrakon, ThinkStock
Iodrakon, ThinkStock

Who Has the Best Breakfast in Quincy? [Poll]

It is no secret that health officials have made it known that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies will show that a good breakfast will lead to a healthier and more productive day for people. Studies also show that students who eat a good breakfast are more attentive and do better in school. So eating breakfast is beneficial to all. So now the question is just who has the best breakfast in Quincy? Please vote for your favorite below. If your favorite is not listed please write it in.

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NASA, Hulton Archive/Gety Images
NASA, Hulton Archive/Gety Images

Don’t Even Think About Stealing Items From the Moon!

When I rolled out of bed this morning, I stretched my arms toward the ceiling, yawned and thought..."Boy, I hope no one is thinking of stealing any memorabilia from the lunar surface".  Actually, the thought never crossed my mind, but apparently it crossed the mind of some congressman. I read where Congress a few years ago passed the Legacy Act. What is the Legacy Act you ask?

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The 9-11 Artifact at City Hall Represents Everything We Stand For

This Sunday is the 15th anniversary of 9-11.As you drive by the Quincy City Hall on Maine Street this weekend, make a special attempt to look at the rusted out and bent television tower that is located in the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Plaza. That rusted out tower sat atop Building #1 of the World Trade Center in New York 15 years ago. It ended up in the rubble of the two towers that collapsed as a result of the attack on the buildings in 2001.

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