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topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News -
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…
belowpar1 - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News -
How many mayors take office that are not rookies? I for one am done with professional politicians.
yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News -
I wonder if there is a scramble to check and see how many times this "mistake" had happened before?
UrKidsWillPay - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News -
It's never going to be his fault....which is a good thing for him because if spring had done what this guy does regularly on his off hours we never would have heard the end of it
HuhWhy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News -
Of course we could be lining up for circus music too.

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RT @TheCup14: RT for the #stlblues and favorite for the #Blackhawks. We'll be giving a signed jersey to someone who picked right. #BecauseI…
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@ProfessorSAADIA I knew that and heck yes. :)
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@ProfessorSAADIA Ponies, perfectly acceptable.
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