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Stupid_Dems: the grownups are talking. Go play outside.
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OK....safety, security, and human decency. At least somebody has given some "reasons"...almost. #1 Why is the jail less safe now than when it was built? #2 Why is the jail less secure now than when it was built? #3 Why is the jail less humane now than when it was built? (I assume that's what he means when he says "human decency") Those are the questions that the voters need answered to support…
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Precisely. This pig was on the scene for hours with the deceased as it laid in the streets. If was so seriously injured why wasn't he seen by the EMTs on the scene. I'll tell you why because this is some BS story concocted later when he realized the depths of the pot of s**t he put hisself in.
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And I did mean to add and then forgot....Thank you for your service.
WarCry - Ferguson police officer was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
Those are actually the rules of the US State Department, so, yeah, that would apply to Ambassadors, too. I don't know what the President or SecState said on any calls. Do you? Just because they're not out making speeches about it in front of cameras doesn't mean they're not trying to work back-channel deals. But whether they are or not is moot. Expecting them too is foolish, because…

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5 months, 2 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley said most businesses have complied but some businesses are allowing their patrons to smoke

Quincy Police officers - Adams County Sheriff's deputies and Adams County Health inspectors are stepping up enforcement of the Smoke Free Illinois Act. 

The no smoking law went into effect in Illinois on January 1, 2008. Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley said most businesses have complied but some businesses are allowing their patrons to smoke. Copley said enforcement of the law is cumbersome and has been lax over the last few years. But one business owner approached the Chief saying that lack of enforcement was costing those who are in compliance money. The business owner told Copley that they are "losing business to those businesses who do illegally allow smoking."

Since the law went into effect, there have been 59 calls on smoking in businesses and four tickets have been issued. 

Public Health Administrator Jerod Welch said the health department will assist. Welch said during their regular inspections, health inspectors will be able to document violations and turn that documentation over to law enforcement who can then write a ticket based on the evidence. Welch said "instead of follow up which is basically a warning letter from the health department, we'll now be able to, with their assistance, have tickets issued when we document that evidence." 

Copely said the businesses will not get a warning, they will get a ticket. Fines for a first offense are $200.00 and increase to $2500.00 per offense for chronic violators.

Individuals may get a warning the first time they are caught but chronic violators will be ticketed. Fines start at $100.00 for a first offense. 

Copely said officers will not necessarily be strictly enforcing the 15 foot rule with tickets, but will issue warnings to those violators. However, those smokers who drop the butts to the ground in front of an officer will be ticketed for littering.


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