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supportu - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jonathan who you claim was involved with the levee get your facts straight he had nothing to do with the levee. And the school was as a minor 30 years ago why don't you reveal your real name and let's see if you have any skeletons in your closet that you are hiding
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Obviously you weren't listening closely. I'm paraphrasing here, but when Mary brought up "what if there aren't enough people willing to volunteer," he replied with "then we can look at the budget and consider buying a shuttle to pick up people to take them to vote." He mentioned it, it just kind of got muddled in with the rest of his cockamamie ideas, or the ones he took word for word…
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Jeffrey Scott was his born name. Brother of infamous James "Jimmy" Scott who compromised Mississippi levee in 1993. They set fire to Webster school in 1989. Other alias Jeffrey Schoenakase.
yesqcy - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Lets call him by his real name, Jeff Scott. Anyone remember hearing anything about a levee brake in West Quincy about 21 years ago? Why on earth would Jeff run for any office and keep dredging his and his families past up? I don't understand why he hasn't moved from the area,, country for that matter..
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I think that it was misquoted about getting people to the polling places. He never mentioned anything about purchasing a shuttle bus to transport people to vote. I believe he meant to find volunteers or people with their own cars who could possibly be reimbursed as they compensate those working the voting polls. Not one time did I hear anything mentioned about any type of taking county money to buy…

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Caterpillar 4Q results top analysts' expectations

5 months, 3 weeks ago from Associated Press

The Peoria-based company's board approved a new $10 billion buyback

Caterpillar's fourth-quarter net income rose compared with results weighed down by a large impairment charge a year ago. Its performance topped Wall Street's view.

The Peoria, Ill.-based company's board approved a new $10 billion buyback. Caterpillar also provided a 2014 forecast above analysts' estimates.

Its shares climbed more than 6 percent in premarket trading Monday.

For the period ended Dec. 31, Caterpillar Inc. - which makes mining gear, construction and forestry equipment and large power generators - earned $1 billion, or $1.54 per share. That compares with $697 million, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier.

The prior-year period included an impairment charge of 87 cents per share, partially offset by a tax settlement of 45 cents per share.

Analysts surveyed by FactSet expected earnings of $1.27 per share for the latest quarter.

Revenue declined 10 percent to $14.4 billion from $16.08 billion, but still beat Wall Street's forecast of $13.41 billion.

Full-year net income dropped to $3.79 billion, or $5.75 per share, from $5.68 billion, or $8.48 per share, in the previous year.

Annual revenue fell 16 percent to $55.66 billion from $65.88 billion, hurt mostly by a sharp decline in sales of new machines for mining.

For 2014, the company anticipates adjusted earnings of $5.85 per share on revenue of about $56 billion. Analysts predict earnings of $5.75 per share on revenue of $55.36 billion.

Caterpillar said that it plans to repurchase about $1.7 billion shares of its common stock in the first quarter. The company said that this move should complete its existing $7.5 billion repurchase program set to expire on Dec. 31, 2015. With the anticipated completion of the program, Caterpillar said its board approved a $10 billion repurchase program that is set to expire on Dec. 31, 2018.

The company's stock gained $5.38, or 6.2 percent, to $91.55 in premarket trading about 75 minutes before the market open.


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