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qfingers - Six Quincy property owners face deadline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And why should this stop? It's all part of their compensation. They spend a lot more time than what you see on TV. For example, if you eliminate the health care you reduce the likelihood of a small business owner wanting to run. Plus it also means most of the council members have the same health insurance as other city employees...which seems like a jolly good idea There are two reasons…
pjohnf - Clock ticks on Illinois term limits ballot measure - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why does the proposal have the size of the House and Senate in it? It should have only dealt with whether voters support term limits for our corrupt politicians. However even with the House and Senate changes in it, it should be allowed to be voted on by voters. The only reason Quinn and Madigan oppose the measure is because it threatens their power and control.
pjohnf - Bad news for hopeful Illinoisans on jobs, economy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
In other words Quinn's figures are a lie and a distortion of the true employment and unemployment numbers. Numbers I've seen that show only 47% of working American's have full time jobs. That is hardly good news for workers.
Stupid_Dems - Six Quincy property owners face deadline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Absolutely, all but 3 or 4. About a 100 grand or more a year.
chebby79 - Six Quincy property owners face deadline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
are taxpayers still paying for the aldermen's health insurance? if so, this needs to stop.

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All new great river Eagle days

1 year, 7 months ago by Denise Donley

Great River Eagle Days will be held on Saturday, January 26th, from 10am-5pm

To celebrate the return of our National bird, the great Bald Eagle, the Standing Bear Council will host the Great River Eagle Days with a variety of activities throughout the day. The event is free and open to the public.

Great River Eagle Days will be held on Saturday, January 26th, from 10am-5pm. The event will be held at America’s Best Value Inn located at 300 Gardner Expressway, Quincy, IL. Special rates will be offered for attendees.

Eagles will be present all day for close up viewing, with the event kicking off with a presentation by Dr. Drew Kaiser of the Raptor Rehabilitation Center, followed by the Blessing of the Eagles Ceremony by Standing Bear Council at 11am. Along with this will be a Grand Entry Ceremony into the circle, at which time Veterans will be honored. Attendees will then be entertained by the Black Fox Singers & Native American dancers, with prizes for the dancers. There will also be information on the Native American Mounds and Chief Keokuk history, as well as Native American vendors and food booths. The Chief Keokuk history will be presented by Tanya Jones, the Chief’s great, great, great granddaughter. The Indian Mounds presentation will be by Steve Tieken.

Participants are encouraged to take advantage of Eagle-watching at Quincy’s Lock & Dam 21 from 9am-4pm. Rangers will be available with complimentary scopes at the site.  Lock & Dam 21 is on Lock & Dam Road, off Gardner Expressway. The best viewing spot is from the adjoining boat ramp.

“We are excited to offer a new event for visitors and Quincyans to experience this magnificent bird from Quincy’s amazing vantage point along the Mississippi,” says Holly Cain, Executive Director, Quincy Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau.

For more information, please call Leslie Haslem at 217.577.1930. Please call America’s Best Value Inn at 217.224.7733 for hotel reservations.

For Eagle-watching information along the river, contact Brent Groesch with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lock and Dam 21 at 217.228.0890.          


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