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pullthisleg - Wagner and Griggs capture state title - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Awesome story, glad to see positive stuff now and again.
harry114 - Wagner and Griggs capture state title - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Quite an accomplishment considering there is no finical support from the school other than providing the range at Jr High School Thank you Jim for your voluntary coaching.
eaglebeaky - Susan Rice Flashback: Bergdahl Served ‘With Honor and Distinction’ - Quincy, IL News - Q
I'm not "playing devils advocate"... The fact of the matter is, as of right now Bergdahl has not been convicted of treason, and we don't try people in absentia. Personally, I do think he's (more than likely) guilty of the crimes that he has been charged with... And actually as far as I'm concerned that's all the MORE reason that we DID need to get him back, so that he WILL…
GuyFawkes10 - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
We have a winner.
eaglebeaky - Susan Rice Flashback: Bergdahl Served ‘With Honor and Distinction’ - Quincy, IL News - Q
OK, that's fair. But then what's the answer? ( I personally think he's guilty, but that's neither here nor there.) If we leave him there, we're breaking a very important promise that we make to everyone who enlists -- not to leave our own people behind. But if he's guilty, and you're saying we should've left him there? Where is his accountability (and the…

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In a sign Democrats are sticking to their 2014 election playbook, House Speaker Michael Madigan signaled Tuesday that a minimum wage increase could be on the horizon in Illinois.

With President Barack Obama, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Gov. Pat Quinn all singing the praises of boosting the minimum wage above $10 per hour, Madigan — who is chairman of the Democratic Party in Illinois — suggested it might have the juice to move through the General Assembly's lower chamber this spring.

"There's strong support for the minimum wage in the House," Madigan told reporters. "I think that it's a matter of fairness, it's a matter of equity."

Illinois' $8.25-an-hour minimum wage is currently $1 more than the federal rate. Legislation to raise it above $10 an hour has already moved through a Senate committee.

Quinn and Durbin spent time promoting the increase in Chicago on Monday. On Tuesday, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, and a handful of union officials attended a similar promotion in the capital city Tuesday.

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