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jungle65 - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
The Mayor needs to look no farther than the aldermen's healthcare to save money,no one (working 2-3 hours a week should be given health insurance! They already get paid, also I'm sure that Central services could use some trimming to save money, no one wants or likes people being put out of work but I would rather have the QPD, QFD at full strength than have extra city workers that are really…
CoolEdge - Obama Kept Iran\'s Short Breakout Time a Secret - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
That's the wrong headline. He didn't keep it a secret, OBAMA LIED to the American people about it. When Obama began his second term in 2013, he sang a different tune. He emphasized that Iran was more than a year away from a nuclear bomb, without mentioning that his intelligence community believed it was only two to three months away from making enough fuel for one, The right headline:…
Loverofblues - Rauner questions the need for 850-plus school districts in Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Because now he is an expert on education.
xplorer37 - Flynn, Mellon each file for 18th Seat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Mellon quote must be mentioned elsewhere. Nor any mention of a LaHood relative working in Schock's office, but I'll make note of it as a FYI. Family seems to have a lot of members at the trough. According to legistorm.com & congressional-staff.insidegov.com that LaHood pulled down $39,375.00 from taxpayers in last 3 months of 2014 working for Schock. Another LaHood is Regional Deputy…
HuhWhy - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
Your questions were answered in detail at last nights budget hearing before the mayor and alderman. Chief Copley stated 2012, 2013 and 2014 very specific statistics that showed crime is on the increase even though you are not "aware". Chief Henning also answered what the increase in response times would be with the elimination of Station 6 and he stated it would make the residents there at a…

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Some people who pay private student loans on time are being placed in default when the co-signer of their loans dies or declares bankruptcy, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a report due out today.

These "auto defaults" force borrowers to either immediately repay the full loan balance or ruin their credit, hurting their chances of getting a job, renting an apartment or buying a car.

The practice occurs in the private student loan market in which banks and other financial firms provide education financing. Private loans generally carry higher interest rates and fewer protections than federal loans, and borrowers are often required to have someone else co-sign the agreement to ensure repayment.

In its mid-year report on student loan complaints, the consumer bureau highlighted grievances that have emerged with more than 90 percent of private loans now being co-signed. Chief among the 2,300 complaints about private student loans submitted to the bureau in the past five months was the triggering of a default by the death or bankruptcy of a co-signer, even if the loan was being paid on time.

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