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1950Brutus - Illinois State Fair officials busted for getting free beer tickets - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal
A promising career as a future IL gov down the commode.
qfingers - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I think it's disgusting that we prohibit felons from municipal office by state law but then can have felons run for state office...and congress... Is that the Peter Principle in action or what?
onehawkfan - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Guess what happens to these large salaries? They turn into large pensions!
WarCry - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The only prohibition I'm aware of for felons in politics here in IL is at the municipal level. From county on up, I don't believe there is any restriction. But if you decide to run, you better know that your past WILL come up, and if you don't want to talk about it, you might just want to stay home.
qfingers - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Of more interest to me are the 10 VA nurses making over $100,000 Wow....according to this the best-paid 10% made over $94,000 http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/registe... So how many VA nurses are there in total in the county?

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Body found at the scene of Sunday night's fire

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Coroner is looking for help to identify Jane Doe

Human remains have been found at the scene of Sunday night's fire at Salvage Lumber.

Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning held a news conference to make the announcement Monday afternoon. Investigators from the State Fire Marshall's office were expected to arrive in Quincy later in the day.

The five-alarm fire happened at 8:20 p.m. at 219 Oak Street. The majority of emergency personnel had left the scene by midnight, but one crew remained on to guard against "hot spots."

Henning said he was notified around 11 a.m. Monday morning that upon routine investigation, remains were found on the north side of the structure in what appeared to be a storage room.

"There was no reason to expect whatsoever that there'd be remains inside," he said.

Henning said the fire investigation has been stalled until more investigators can get on the scene, and he said to speculate on anything else was premature.

Adams County Coroner Jim Keller said the body is that of a woman. A post-mortem examination will be held on Tuesday to try and determine more information including possibly how long the body had been at the scene.

Keller said contact Quincy Police if anyone has any information about any missing women in the area.


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