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db1998 - Shooting near 8th and York - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Let's just hope that certain people aren't involved. Like the mother of a little boy that was murdered last spring. Her name was all over the scanner this morning. That would be a sad little circle if she was somehow involved in this. She has a black car, and lives right where the car was stopped. hopefully we have come a little farther in life than that. Please.
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Chicago no longer has the toughest gun laws in the country. Regarding handguns, they have the same laws as the rest of the state. That was part concealed carry law in 2013, eliminating "home rule" laws regarding handguns. It doesn't matter, though, because regardless of what gun laws are in place or not, it's still illegal to shoot people in almost all circumstances.
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"Tree scape". A fiscal conservative would at least postpone an elective expense like this. Time to re-build cash reserves, then prioritize.
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One of he few that stands up for what he believes. I don't think any want to take him on head to head but hide behind the procedural rules. Senate is a joke with McConnell, no better than Reid. He lied to get re elected in his state so why would Senate be different?
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St. Francis breaks ground on $2.9 million Parish Center

St. Francis breaks ground on $2.9 million Parish Center

1 year, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

A groundbreaking ceremony for the St. Francis Parish Center was held yesterday on the church grounds between College and Lind on 17th street.
 
A Building Toegether in Faith campaign was launched in 2012 to raise $2.9 million for a parish center.  It was the first formal capital campaign for the parish in many years - possibly the first ever.
 
The facility will include spaces for the many activities of the parish that now take place in the church or school.The planned parish will be a two-level facility with a covered drop-off canopy, handicapped entrance, additional parking, large vestibule for fellowship, Vestry, choir room, parish library and other meeting spaces.
The center will be located adjacent to St. Francis Church, near the northwest corner of 17th and Elm Streets. 

Campaign events and requests for pledges and gifts from parishioners and community members began 18 months ago.

Campaign leaders, Fr. Don Blaeser, pastor, Mayor Kyle Moore, and members of the Parish and Fransciscan community participated in the ceremony.

 


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