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1950Brutus - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Are employees allowed to have their cell phones in the building?? - if so then this is a stupid rule. I doubt the "efficiency" of our government will be impacted much by a cell phone that is turned off.
qfingers - REBEL MEDIA: "Stay out!" - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Selective editing? Please tell me that nobody in the media does that? Oh my gosh....my confidence in the media has been shaken!!! Lots of those around...numerous police videos for example where all you see is the person being taken down and not the reason for the take down.
WarCry - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Theft Austin Creeps reports his black Samsung cell phone taken from where he hid it outside the Adams County Courthouse on 7-16. Maybe the courthouse needs to install a bank of lockers like they have at Scotties: Go in with something you're not supposed to have, like your cell, and you can put in a quarter, lock it up, and grab it on your way out.
qfingers - Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are two reasons for the # of taxing bodies in IL. I kinda' hate to call them "government" because so many of them make no laws at all which distinguishes "government" from "taxing body". #1 Biggest reason -- bonding authority -- the 1870 IL constitution limited local government's debt capacitty...so the response was simply to expand the # of taxing units. Funding problem solved....…
UrKidsWillPay - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The taxpayers need to do what's right too

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Record $140 billion in exports anticipated for this year

10 months, 2 weeks ago from USDA

But big decline projected for next year

While exports are forecast at a record 140-billion dollars for this fiscal year - exports in the next fiscal year are projected to drop five-billion dollars to 135-billion. That's according to USDA's Economic Research Service. The biggest decline is expected in oilseeds and products - down 5.4-billion dollars on lower soybean and meal prices.

Lower wheat, rice and feeds and fodders exports are expected to result in a 1.7-billion dollar drop in grain and feed exports. ERS forecasts a 700-million dollar decline in cotton exports due to lower domestic production and reduced demand from China. Little change is expected in exports of livestock, poultry and dairy products. Horticultural exports are actually to increase 2.5-billion to a record of 34.5-billion dollars. Agricultural imports for the 2014 fiscal year are forecast at a record 113-billion dollars - eight-billion higher than this fiscal year. The trade surplus is expected to fall to 22-billion - a 13-billion dollar drop. According to ERS - 22-billion would mark the smallest surplus since 2007.


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Bob Gough 10 minutes ago

This was also my problem with Rauner's tax plan. Keep state government away from property tax control http://t.co/CuZ4p2NePc
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Adams Co. Divorces for 7/23 - From the Circuit Clerk's office http://t.co/1g8QxkhvBZ
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Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share - Sparsely populated, Republican-leaning counties rail at bi... http://t.co/XATdyE7R3t
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 17 minutes ago

@drewmagary You got off cheap.