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I am surprised that this money could be used for something else as I thought it was received by states from the Cigeratte companies in a class action court settlement of money for the states to use to encourage people to stop smoking or to encourage people to not smoke.
jannie122 - Study: EPA Global Warming Rule To Kill Nearly 300,000 Jobs - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Not only should we be concerned about the jobs, we should also be concerned about the unreliable nature of "green" energy. The money we (government) have given away to solar and wind we could have "given" in the form of subsidies to develop scrubbers on coal plants. Coal, cheap, efficient, and abundant. With all of the green energy we will see our electric bills raise - all one has to do is look to…
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May I be so bold to nominate Barack O'bama ? Illinoisian, experienced lawyer, liberal to the max.
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Okay fine, have it your way. Instead of offering them a pay cut a another five years with the golden goose I would just stop all negotiations with them and sim
at_ease - Local 63 approves contract - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
WarCry- I believe that the city had the opportunity a year ago to give the firefighters a much lower pay increase and voted it down. If money is the real issue here why would they now give them such a good contract. Also, is it fair to close one station to save money? Shouldn't the people in that area be the ones to receive the tax break since they won't have the service any more? "By…

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New restaurant to go in at Quincy Regional Airport

1 year ago by Bob Gough

City will give free rent for six months and then re-evaluate lease

The Quincy City Council approved a lease for another attempt at a restaurant at Quincy Regional Airport.

On Monday night, aldermen approved the leas with Pamela Root and she says she plans to open a restaurant called “Mane Runway” sometime in May.

The previous restaurant, The Runway, has been closed for more than three years.

According to the lease, Root will not have to pay rent for the first six months, but will pay utilities. If the restaurant begins to show a profit after six months, it will have to pay the City a commission based on a sliding scale from 1.5 percent to 10 percent.

Root has agreed to allow Airport Manager Jarred Hester review the businesses financial statements to determine future payments.

Mayor Kyle Moore said it was important to have a restaurant there for passengers of Cape Air and other people who utilize Quincy Regional.

Aldermen also approved an ordinance to allow digital signs in residential areas under certain conditions.

The signs are primarily for non-profit and public use facilities and will still be regulated by the City Council and the Plan Commisison. 


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