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qfingers - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Of more interest to me are the 10 VA nurses making over $100,000 Wow....according to this the best-paid 10% made over $94,000 http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/registe... So how many VA nurses are there in total in the county?
qfingers - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why should ANY profession have a minimum anymore? Minimum wage, historically, was targeted at single-bread-winner families. Now that both spouses work in most cases the need for minimum wage is lessened due to that fact. You also don't need to pay teenagers a "living" wage.
Lincoln1858 - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I guess that it only makes sense that, in the great state of Illinois, where 4 of our last 7 governors have spent time (or are currently) in jail, that a CONVICTED felon could run for public office!
Quijote57 - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I can see police officers or medical workers or other necessary workers getting $15/hr minimum, but fast-food workers? All they do is work to provide a luxury. Most of them could and/or should go get some vocational training in order to get a job that pays better, such as Cindy Enriquez mentioned in the article. If she really wants to be a police officer, then I am sure there are scholarships or loans…
qfingers - Quincy Police Blotter for July 28, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Ordinance violation so one of these and probably not the circus violation. So a bad check for example... 31.107 Cheating --- It shall be unlawful to obtain possession of any goods, property or thing of value by any false pretenses or by cheating or by fraud of any kind. 16.407 Cheating --- It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to cheat, short change, or otherwise defraud any person…

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1 month ago by Scott Hardy

Was Arrested for Meth in December, 2013

Bruce A. Blevins, age 30 of Quincy was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, after a traffic stop was conducted on IL 57 near 8th Street.  The West Central Illinois Task Force was conducting an investigation on Blevins for the purchase of methamphetamine precursors at a local retail store.  The Adams County Sheriffs Office K-9 Unit was called in to conduct a drug sniff of the vehicle.  Blevins was found to be in possession of pseudoephedrine, lighter fluid, cannabis, and a plastic container.  Blevins was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Precursor and was transported to the Adams County Jail were he remains lodged.  

Adams County Court records indicate that Blevins is free on bond for  Aggravated Participation in Methamphetamine Production and Methamphetamine Related Child Endangerment.  Blevins was arrested in December of 2013 after the West Central Illinois Task Force served a search warrant at his apartment, 208 S. 12th, Apartment B in Quincy.  Blevins is scheduled for a July jury trial on the original case.  

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  


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