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gothamtroll - Second break-in suspect identified - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well he certainly covered some ground unlike his partner. I would certainly love to commend both the Marshals and local authorities on well conducted communications in an expedited effort to capture Kelly despite him quickly heading south eastward.
WarCry - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It's a cascading problem. Starting in the late 70s, early 80s, hunting became less and less. Parents stopped teaching their kids about firearms and gun safety, and the world because more suburban. Now those kids are adults and the only thing they know about guns is what they get in movies. And so they teach their kids that guns are bad, and the problem worsens. It's not any one thing causing…
gothamtroll - Burlington, IA considering requirement for toy gun cases - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Well I'm certainly glad I've long since lost/misplaced my childhood super soakers and cap gun. I'd hate to think I could potentially be punished by law for having had those 'out in the yard'. Yet again, policy makers grasping for straws. What next? My metallic painted handcuffs that have a release switch on the side? Are they going to deem my having those as impersonating…
migraine_in_qcy - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wait... we're out of the recession? Why, because Obama says so? Comes as a surprise to most of us, I'm sure.
migraine_in_qcy - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Because they also push those who don't qualify to sign up. You really think 58% of the kids come from families that can't afford lunches? I know people who take yearly family vacations and have a boat sitting in their driveway that are on free/reduced. If they truly "qualify" based on the guidelines, then there are problems with the guidelines. Also, just because the guidelines allow you…

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Farm Bill contains Livestock Disaster Assistance fix

5 months, 3 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt says price and availability of beef will still be impacted for some time

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5 months, 3 weeks ago from cattlenetwork.com

Already pricey beef at grocery stores is expected to become even more expensive in February, but consumers could catch a break after that

U.S. House passes Farm Bill

5 months, 3 weeks ago by Jim Dewey

The U S House has passed the 2014 Farm Bill by a vote of 251 to 166.  This farm bill, formally called the Agricultural Act of 2014, maintains crop insurance provisions, does not link Title I programs…

Groups ask Syngenta to pull GM corn barred by China

5 months, 3 weeks ago Ros Krasny, Reuters

The request follows rejection of multiple cargoes of U.S. corn

Five-year Farm Bill agreed to in principle

5 months, 3 weeks ago From NAFB and AFBF

Agreement could be voted on in the House this week

Last chance at Farm Bill comes this week

5 months, 3 weeks ago From Illinoisagconnection.com

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5 months, 4 weeks ago From illinoisagconnection.com

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Al Franken (D-MN), John Thune (R-SD), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and 26 of their Senate colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to Environmental Protection…

Better sweet corn research leads to better production

5 months, 4 weeks ago From illinoisagconnection.com

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Several representatives of the cellulosic ethanol and advanced biofuelsindustry comment on potential impacts of the proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency

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Supporters says raising this to the constitutional level will give farmers legal protection

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