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WarCry - Baldwin School evacuated following smoke in building - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Aside from completely missing that Bob was joking, you're making the same fallacious argument I've already seen. Yes, a home may be older than the schools. But a 120 year old home MIGHT have a few hundred people go through it over the course of that lifespan. They also have owners that don't have to go to their neighbors and say "please, sir, may I have some more" in order to effect…
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Why haven't we heard complaints from Democratic voters about votes being switched to Republicans. Because "There is nothing wrong in this office," Kinney, a Democrat, said afterward. Calibration errors are the new "hanging chads".
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From Joel Murphy, QPS Business Manager: The issue this morning was a simple overheating of some electrical components with in a heating unit. The components overheated, then melted causing smoke from the unit. Things were exasperated by the fact that the heater's blower was still operating and pushed the smoke out into the hallways. The staff and students did exactly what they have prepared…
1950Brutus - Amazon to open facility in Illinois, hire 1,000 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The point still stands that you do not know if he paid the tax and just doesn't know it.
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OLC Board approves bid for new roof over Kent Hall

OLC Board approves bid for new roof over Kent Hall

1 year, 11 months ago by Denise Donley

Construction on Kent Hall will hopefully begin by the end of the year

Goerlich Roofing was awarded the bid to construct Kent Hall’s new roof for the Oakley Lindsey Center.

At Wednesday’s meeting, the Oakley Lindsey Center board announced the $57,000 bid was awarded to Goerlich Roofing. 

OLC will receive a 20 year warranty for the Kent Hall roofing replacement and work will hopefully begin before the end of the year, weather permitting.

“We’ve been able to secure a good bid and looking forward to getting the roof replaced up there,” said Executive Director Rob Ebbing. “We’re keeping it up to shape so we’re not falling apart.”

The Gems Baseball team budget has been an item of scrutiny in the past months, and Wednesday’s meeting showed no different.

Budget line items were moved around but the overall budget remained the same.

There was a decrease in travel expenses for the team this past season, so money was moved from the travel expenses to cover other items instead.

Doing this is against OLC Board policy, and Ebbing was asked by the board to fix this.

“This coming year we’re really going to have to sit down and crunch the numbers,” said Ebbing. “We love keeping baseball alive in Quincy and having the Gems here for the community, but we can’t continue to keep taking losses.”

In other business, the OLC and KHQA will co-host the Outdoor Show, taking place in January 2013. This event will host local businesses showcasing campers, ATV’s, motorcycles, boats and much more.

The OLC will be sharing revenues and sales of vendors with KHQA. In exchange, KHQA will take care of advertising for OLC and the event.

Also, the storage building remains on holds as the application for the DCEO grant is still waiting approval.

The board will meet again December 19 at 12:00 p.m.

 


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