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DaveVictor - Lovelace\'s first court appearance tentatively scheduled - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How does the first inquest and autopsy not reveal death by asphyxiation? Seems odd.
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Vacation time is simply an ineffective way the minority party says looky how crappy the guy not in our party is. It is meaningless. But since Republicans are still grasping at any straw(men) and we're playing this pointless game... CBS News White House Correspondent Mark Knoller, who has covered every president since Gerald Ford and tracks the commander in chief’s travel, has the count thus; …
LNeck2012 - Lovelace\'s first court appearance tentatively scheduled - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Depends on who he wants to represent him, and he needs to assess how much he has to spend. It makes sense. This did just happen yesterday.
DRUM57IX - Committee sends new garbage and recycle trucks plan to Quincy City Council - Quincy, IL News - Quinc
The city pays to contract out to Quincy Recycle to dump what they pick up, as well as they pay per ton the same haul something to the tune of like $50/ton (garbage is something like $35/ton). The only thing ANYONE gets paid for in recycling is aluminum. Everything else actually COSTS money to recycle. I believe the sticker program was first implemented to cover expenses of the recycling program…
db1998 - Lovelace indicted in wife\'s death - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Correction to what? He is on wife #3

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Illinois bans microbeads in cosmetics and soaps

2 months, 2 weeks ago from Associated Press

The new Illinois law seeks to prohibit the manufacture of such products by the end of 2018 and the sale of the products by the end of 2019

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Sunday that he says gives Illinois the distinction as the first state in the nation to ban the sale and manufacture of soaps and cosmetics containing microbeads.

Synthetic plastic microbeads - billed as a way to exfoliate or scrub surfaces - are found in facial cleansers, body washes and even some toothpastes. But environmental experts have raised concerns of plastic pollution in waterways, saying microbeads can build up and accumulate toxic chemicals that could threaten the food chain.

The new Illinois law seeks to prohibit the manufacture of such products by the end of 2018 and the sale of the products by the end of 2019.

"Banning microbeads will help ensure clean waters across Illinois and set an example for our nation to follow," Quinn, a Chicago Democrat, said in a statement. "Lake Michigan and the many rivers and lakes across our state are among our most important natural resources. We must do everything necessary to safeguard them."

Legislatures in other states, including New York and California, have considered similar bans.

Some environmentalists have questioned the long rollout in Illinois.

The cosmetics industry, which had initially opposed the idea in other states, worked to push back the proposed timeline in California. Recently, some major companies have said they're already working on natural alternatives such as seeds or nuts.

The Personal Care Products Council, which represents hundreds of companies, helped work on the Illinois legislation.

"We urge policy makers who are considering similar legislation in other states to review the work we have accomplished in Illinois with all sectors of the business community," the council said in a statement issued Sunday.


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