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1950Brutus - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I am much more cynical than I am naive. There is such a thing as "contempt" which is what should be used here. Disturbances by cell phone users happens all across the planet - no reason why court rooms should be exempt.
GrayHairedMan - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
This is so ex Illinois Governors have a chance to get a job interview and then can draw unemployment after being disqualified for a) being a ex con and b) because they are life long politicans with absolutely no real world skills or value.
ReardenShrugged - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
Sending people away is huge business generating huge political incentives to create more felonies on the books for even minor offenses. Some of these people do not deserve the permanent stigma of a felony on their record that practically bars them from the job market. That being said, I do not think forcing business owners to waste time interviewing people that ultimately won't be hired will…
Stupid_Dems - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
Quinn is just making it easier for former Illinois governors to get jobs.
WarCry - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
So you'd rather have an employer, instead of spending their TIME, you'd rather have them waste money on a background check and make decisions based on that information without actually talking to a person? I don't think this law is a good one, because it SHOULD be the employer's choice. But if I were an employer, I wouldn't run a check until after the interview anyway. I'd…

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Train derailment on Quincy riverfront

Train derailment on Quincy riverfront

6 months, 1 week ago by Bob Gough

Four Burlington Northern Santa Fe cars are off the rails

Photo courtesy: KHQA

Quincy authorities report four railraod cars have derailed near Bonansinga Drive on the Quincy Riverfront.

The location of the accident is north of The Pier Restaurant. 

Burlington Northern Santa Fe operates the trains. KHQA reports a railroad offical says the derailment caused by a problem with a track switch.

A load of soybeans was spilled and officials hope to clear the site tomorrow morning.


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