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1950Brutus - Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wrong again - The line on the form instructs you to DO NOT LEAVE BLANK. If IL does not adjust the form (all necessary info is on the form) and inform taxpayer thusly then it is their own fault for lack of enforcement - you know -the way the immigration system works. Also original poster may not complete his own taxes - could know nothing about line 23 so he could be in the same boat as I - paid the…
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Or maybe they had to turn on the old heater for the first time this season and it just belched. Good grief, people. Lighten up. I was joking. BG
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Here's the investigative questions though: #1 Was there a change in the heating system from prior years? #2 Were there new smoke detectors that perhaps were more sensitive or in new places? #3 Since this is done every year has there ever been such a problem before? #4 How do they propose preventing this from happening next year?
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Waiting on a reply from the District as they examine where the magic bullet came from... No, I don't really believe this was staged. BG
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What produced the smoke? Is this an oil-burning furnace/boiler, or is it natural gas? Natural gas does not produce much smoke. So if this heating system is fueled by natural gas, I do find that much smoke rather suspicious. I am so used to QPS administrators and boards trying to deceive and manipulate the public it would not surprise me if they staged this just days before a vote on replacing this…

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Mayor holds second town hall in first year

6 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Light crowd has few questions at forum

A couple dozen people along with city officials attended Mayor Kyle Moore's second community-wide town hall at the Kroc Center on Tuesday night. Few asked questions though those who spoke up expressed support for the Mayor.

Moore detailed things he had accomplished in his first year in office, noting he is just a few weeks away from completing his first year. He said there were challenges such as the Newcomb Hotel fire and hydropower, but he was looking forward to the next few years.

"A lot of the problems that a first year mayor has need to be taken care of, but then after that, we can start focusing on some of the things we talked about in the campaign."

Moore said the Quincy Scorecard was in use and he unveiled a five year infrastructure plan, showing those in attendance a map of planned projects based on current funding.

Moore also went through the budgeting process that has been playing out over the last few weeks at council meetings. He also said that the city is continuing to go after a port project but is going to have to take a different approach to get a needed federal grant to fund the project.

He said hundreds of people have been engaged at the various forums throughout the year and anyone is welcome to call him at his office


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