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tts - QPD Blotter for 10/23/14 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Sounds to me like an insurance scam!
GoSalukis - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The real question is: Who in the world is looking to GREDF for voting guidance? Yawn.
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I understand that teacher's do not have opulent salaries but the statement about throwing good money after bad is biased. From what I have heard, the schools are structurally sound. Also, the state should not have tell us what repairs have to be made as they should have been completed as necessary. Doesn't the school district have paid staff to understand the state laws for maintenance…
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Rauner doesn't have to tell voters in Cook County to vote. they'll be voting early and often anyway, heck even dead ones vote in Cook county and republicans vote for democrats when using faulty voting machines.
TheyRclueless - QPD Blotter for 10/23/14 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Stolen was a purse, wallet, credit card, iPad, 18-inch TV, GPS, cash, diamond earrings with matching necklace, and sunglasses. Doesn't everyone keep those items on an unlocked car behind your house?

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3 months, 3 weeks ago by Bob Gough

City Treasurer wants to add 6 percent to bills not paid in 30 days

The City of Quincy's Finance Committee supported a proposal from City Treasurer Peggy Crim to add a 6 percent late fee for bills not paid to the City within 30 days. 

Crim said it is a flat 6 percent and does not compound. She said the City currently charges no late fees and she hopes the action will incentivize people to pay promptly. 

Such bills include stores who are billed for trash stickers they sell, rents, leases and other services they City may charge for including the cost of mowing property in nuisance abatement situations. 

Water bills are not affected as the City already charges a late fee on them. 

The resolution will go before the City Council in two weeks. 

Aldermen also approved the low bid of Illinois Ayers Oil Co. of $57,783 for necessary fluids for maintenance of city owned vehicles for the next year and a quote from a Florida company for $5,562.50 for 275 gallons of mosquito spray.
 
Sixth Ward Alderman Jim Musolino also said there would be a meeting Tuesday evening for those who are interested in the upcoming work being done on Melview Road. The meeting will be at 1726 Melview Road at 6:30 p.m.
 

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QuincyJournal 1 hour, 24 minutes ago

GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum http://t.co/Yk04s0tGWr
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Bob Gough 1 hour, 45 minutes ago

@keithlaw At least the Phillies waited for a Series off day to announce this blockbuster.
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 18 minutes ago

Maybe the slogan should be "Your news later" #amIright
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 29 minutes ago

Waiting on media brethren before this news conference will start. #neverfails