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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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The District Seeks Community's Help to Replace American Flags

3 months, 3 weeks ago by Scott Hardy

Hopes for new flags by September 11th

The District (formerly the Historic Quincy Business District) is seeking the community’s assistance in replacing the American Flags that are displayed throughout The District. The flags are owned by the City, but were purchased by The District in 2012.

“As Independence Day came and went, we noticed that the American Flags throughout The District are becoming more tattered and worn. This doesn’t reflect well upon our City or our patriotism as a community, and we’d like to correct that,” said Executive Director Travis Brown.  

Replacing the flags was not in the City’s budget this year. Therefore, The District is coordinating a campaign to purchase new flags. The goal of this campaign is to raise the funds necessary to replace all the flags within The District (along Maine Street and surrounding Washington Park). “Our intention is to have the new flags delivered and installed prior to September 11th and Veteran’s Day celebrations,” explained Brown.

The District is looking for the community’s support in achieving their goal. The total cost to replace the flags is approximately $1500.00. The District is utilizing their e-commerce site, shopthedistrictquincy.com to collect donations through their “District Store” for anyone wishing to donate online. They will also accept cash or check donations that can be sent to The District, Attn: Flag Donations, 128 North 5th St, Quincy, IL 62301.

“We want to make sure that we are being respectful of our flags, our country, and our veterans and look forward to retiring these flags and replacing them with beautiful flags our entire community can be proud of,” added Brown.


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