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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.
Rick Hummel
Rick Hummel

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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McKenzie Brown, Quippi

Could Blue Devil Basketball End a Potential Teacher Strike?

With a potential teacher strike looming for the Quincy School District, plans are being formulated on both sides of issue. Picket line schedules will need to be worked out for the teachers, the school district will need to be working on post strike plans for lost days from a strike and working parents will be needing to find someone to watch their kids...

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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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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

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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Kurt Parsons

Q.F.D.’s Top Ten Tips to Prevent a House Fire

With winter staring us in the face it is time to remind you of some safety precautions you can take to make your late fall and wintertime a safe time. The Quincy Fire Department currently has a wreath on each fire station with red and white lights on them They were all red bulbs but after each structure fire a white bulb replaces a red one and so far there are 4 white bulbs on each wreath.  Hopefully, those will be the only bulb replacements needed for the rest of this holiday season. The following tips from the Quincy Fire Department are recommended to keep another white bulb from going on the wreaths.

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