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qfingers - Iowa company pitches Newcomb development proposal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Relax....no doubt a conflict of interest...they aren't required to announce why they vote that way.
Givemeliberty - Study finds reasons Springfield Diocese Catholics have left the Church - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJou
"If the world hates you remember it hated me first"........until I modernized to get with the times and changed all my teachings so they would be easier to follow. Then everyone pretty much liked me again. #thingsjesusneversaid
GuyFawkes10 - Practice of end-of-career teacher salary bumps being scrutinized - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.c
Doesn't some one else make their pension payment for them as well?
GuyFawkes10 - Practice of end-of-career teacher salary bumps being scrutinized - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.c
Real world you get fired for poor performance. Bad teachers are tenured and score are lower and schools putting out students who are not prepared. Common that core
pjohnf - Illinois governor leans on Obamas for support - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Good, Quinn keep putting the progressive democrat heroes out front of your campaign. ACA is and will be a disaster, Moochelle and Barack are certainly a pluses for your campaign, the Hillary will get my vote for you, Not and why don't you bring in old Slick Willie while you're at it. The only people who will look at endorsements from these progressive icons are the brain dead low information…

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Bob Gough

The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. -- Thomas Jefferson, letter to Edward Carrington, 1787.

Our government, at all levels, has forgotten the media works for the people, not for them. –Bob Gough, in a bar, 2011. 

Bob’s life has pretty much remained within a 70 mile radius of his hometown of Perry, Missouri, but he enjoys visiting  St. Louis, Columbia, Mo. and Puerto Vallarta.  

He was born in Hannibal and grew up in Perry. He traveled in the opposite direction of a man who was born in Florida, Missouri 130 years earlier and grew up in Hannibal-Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

Bob graduated Mark Twain High School in 1985 and from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1989. He has been in the Quincy media market since 1990 and has done nearly every job imaginably in local television, radio, newspaper and, of course, Internet. 

Bob is a strong believer in open government and his blogs and stories are a must-read for those in the Quincy media and political circles.

When he is not making someone really mad, he is married to his wife Ellen, who he also makes really mad sometimes, and they have three kids-Alex, Michelle and Scott.  

If you want to leak a story to him, call him at 217-617-7785 or email him at bgough@quincyjournal.com


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Remember, retweets are not endorsements. #yeesh
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@romenesko Yikes.
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RT @romenesko: Yes, this ran in today's Boston Herald. http://t.co/xBO4sZzUsc http://t.co/yIJZC8tjFN
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