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Givemeliberty - Illinois House Speaker renews push for \'Millionaire\'s Tax\' - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I wonder what this 3% would amount to in dollars, I'm guessing in the overall scheme of things its a drop in the bucket in terms of "new revenue", and is nothing more than a way to pander to voters so he can say "see I'm doing something"
UJacks1 - City starting to look at budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Maybe instead of 'finding other posts' for those who have lost a current post, city needs to 'let them go'. yes, it is a tough thing to do, but, when city tries to get blood from turnips, that is just as tough to do. how many city citizens are below the poverty line already? you keep raising taxes and more will be there or they will move across the river. either way, city loses.…
1950Brutus - ADM aids Quincy Kiwanis playground project - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
3 cheers for ADM
1950Brutus - City starting to look at budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm sure there is more story here than we know about so probably best to withhold judgement until more info comes to light. I admit this isn't any fun but what can one do.
Righty1 - City starting to look at budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Remember the fiascal with the storage buildings across from Spring Lake at the 12th ST. and HWY 24 junction about 10 years ago. They had to remove them after Bob Mays sued them. Not so much a police enforcement issue but your neighbor could take legal action. Still not right. No representation, no enforcement.

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5th annual Ethan's Rodeo is this weekend

5th annual Ethan's Rodeo is this weekend

6 months, 2 weeks ago from Ethan's Rodeo committee

In memory of the late Ethan Weiman

David and Alicia Weiman are proud to announce that the 5th Annual Ethan's Rodeo will be held in the main arena at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon, IL on August 15-16, 2014.  Ethan's Rodeo is named in memory of Ethan Weiman, a young cowboy who fought neuroblastoma - a childhood cancer responsible for 15% of all childhood cancer deaths - from 2007-2009.  Ethan's family and friends continue the fight by presenting this event to fund ongoing research of this terrible disease. 

Ethan's Rodeo features award winning contestants and livestock, professional rodeo clown Josh “Porkchop” Garrick, and pyrotechnics shows with each performance.  As part of the Outlaw Rodeo 2014 “Mission Impossible” tour, fans will enjoy bull riding, barrel racing, bareback and saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, and roping events.   Ethan's Rodeo is sanctioned by the United Rodeo Association and the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association.

Other highlights will include a stick horse parade before the rodeo each night (kids 10 and under) and a sheep chase during the rodeo (kids 6 and under).  The band Blacktop South will perform after the rodeo each night.

Ethan's Rodeo begins at 7:30pm each night.  On Friday, gates and concessions open at 5:30pm.  On Saturday, the gates and concessions open at 3:00pm for a full complement of family activities including a petting zoo, meet and greet with Porkchop, Broken Spoke Mounted Posse Mounted Shooting Contest, pony rides, bounce house, and much more.

Concession vendors include The Butcher Block, Prairie Farms, Pepsi, Bud Light, Gengenbacher’s Shaved Ice, Spirit Knob Winery, and Honey Creek Kettle Corn.

Tickets are available online at www.ethansrodeo.com, or at the Butcher Block in Quincy, the Barry Travel Plaza, and FS in Camp Point. 

For more information, please visit www.ethansrodeo.com, Facebook(Ethan’s Rodeo), Twitter(@EthansRodeo), or email info@ethansrodeo.com.


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