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QuincyJournal - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fingers can be formed to look like guns. Are they going to have kids wear oven mitts? BG
WarCry - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
While the effect of the ordinance would be on the kids, the cause for it wasn't. It says right in the article: In 2012, there were 19 reports to the Burlington Police Department of a person carrying a gun that turned out to be a toy gun. In 2013, there were 26. “The idea was, if the problem continues, it’s gonna be a matter of time until we actually end up with a confrontation with somebody…
qfingers - Illinois gets below-normal rain and temperatures - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The same applies to saying our measurements now match those earlier (especially to the precision they're claiming). Also applies to the hockey stick graph not going back far enough which is just like saying local/current temps are not indicative because they aren't long enough or wide enough. Temperature collection outside the U.S. was really bad until satellites came along.
Stupid_Dems - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
People with common sense spoke out and they voted the proposed ordnance down. They forgot swords, meat cleavers, cattle prods and brass knuckles. They were in effect banning kids from playing cowboys & Indians. That's probably not PC anymore anyway.
Stupid_Dems - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What else would you expect from the state that gave Obama his start in the 2008 presidential race.

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3 weeks, 1 day ago by Bob Gough

A 64-year-old man was beaten at Sycamore Healthcare

Quincy Police have arrested a Payson man following in incident in a Quincy nursing home where an elderly patient was beaten.

On June 29, Police were contacted regarding the incident. Nicholas Orrill, 27 of Payson, was arrested Wednesday afternoon following an investigation by QPD and the Illinois Department of Public Health. 

The victim was a 64-year-old man. He was struck in the face and had head injuries. 

Orrill faces charges of Aggravated Battery to a Disabled Person. He is in the Adams County Jail pending a court appearance. 

QPD did not release the name of the nursing home, but did say Orrill is no longer employed there. 

More from QPD: The Quincy Police conducted an investigation alongside and with the assistance of the administration of Sycamore Healthcare, and the Illinois Department of Public Health.  All parties involved in the investigation are committed to safe living environments in our communities nursing home facilities.  This cooperative investigation led to the arrest of Nicholas Orrill, who remains in the Adams County Jail.


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