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pjohnf - BGA lawsuit aims to lift veil on IHSA finances - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Fine let's make the IHSA open their books and meetings to scrutiny but state government should not be allowed to control high school sports. Government screws up everything it touches and we don't need state government screwing up high school sports too.
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How about if they get food stamps and a free lunch, the food stamp amount if lowered by what the free lunches cost. As that is double dipping. WHY should the taxpayers have to pay them twice of more for the same thing?
XBgCty - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If you get more then you paid in, it is an ENTITLEMENT. As it is someone else's money. If you get a deduction, you get to keep more of YOUR money. Liberals think the money people earn belongs to the government or other people, so if you get to keep some of the money you earn, liberals view that as an entitlement. There in lies the problem with this country. If you earn the money and you get…
AYHSMB - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
These kids would do fine on rice, beans, PBJ and any number of CHEAP healthy foods that people have been getting by on for millennia. I know. My parents raised 6 and everyone of us was skinny, healthy, and had a full stomach every day. We were eligible for every program out there at the time, but my father would have none of it. We packed our lunches until the school system wouldn't allow it.…
CoolEdge - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There should be no cheating of course, but this is one place where tax money goes directly to making it a little easier to raise kids. I'm for that. I'm for a subsidy/entitlement/credit whatever ... for families raising children, even if they have seemingly marginal need. Money for school lunches is a rather direct way of providing that, with no way to directly divert that money. I guess…

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Former Holidome and City Center facility should be fully renovated this summer

The former Holiday Inn Holidome will become a Quality Inn & Suites, according to the company that purchased the property last year.

Tracy Holdings, LLC, doing business as Great River Hospitality, has announced that it signed a franchise agreement with Choice Hotels, which has Quality Inn and Suites as part of its hospitality portfolio.

Tracy Holdings purchased the 145 room property from Abbott Development in late October when it had no franchise agreement and was called The City Center Hotel. It was originally built as a Holiday Inn in 1984 and owned and operated by the Albanese family out of Springfield, IL. Marine Bank, out of Springfield, took over the property and sold it to Abbott Development in 2008. 

“The property has a lot of potential and is well built”, said Stan Seibert, General Manager of Tracy Holdings. “We shut down the property on November 15th and have been working hard to clean all areas, update equipment and systems and finish renovations on several rooms. We plan a soft opening with 60 newly renovated rooms in January. and will finish the rest of the rooms and start flying the Quality Inn & Suites flag by summer.  

Quality Inn & Suites is a mid-market hotel chain that will feature family friendly rooms, extended stay suites and a designated floor for business travelers.  The property will offer “Choice Privileges”; a free premire rewards program that can be redeemed for free nights, airline miles, gift certificates and more.  Property amenities will include a complimentarty hot breakfast bar, fitness center, indoor swimming pool, business center, meeting and banquet facilities and complimentary WiFi. 

“It is an excellent location and we just need to finish the work that was stalled several years ago”, said Joe Tracy, Owner of Tracy Holdings. “It will take most of 2014 to finish all the rooms and the banquet space but I am excited about the plan”.


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