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eaglebeaky - Federal Court blocks EPA’s Clean Water rule from taking effect on August 28, 2015 - Quincy, IL
I noticed that too, GML... and Illinois (if it were to be included among all of the other states that were listed in this case) would have been the furthest east out of all of them. So my first thought was that (maybe) it's purely a geographic issue? Perhaps Illinois falls under the jurisdiction of a different federal court, and not this one located in North Dakota. I honestly don't know,…
QuincyGuy - Clinics to open in Senior Center, Indian Hills - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Due in would do well to help those facing economic problems find work. It's his party that is responsible for today's economy. With all the different sources to transport people from home to our current clinics, I question the need for this. Don't start thinking Durbin is Daddy Big Bucks either. "That money came out of OUR pockets."
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Simpleton!
eaglebeaky - Rauner’s budget superstar exits Illinois with $165,000–and no budget - Quincy, IL News -
How nice for her! Still no budget plan to speak of... and the state's seemingly-endless sea of red ink has increased by another $165,000 (with absolutely no benefit to the taxpayers). Ms. Arduin had one job (which she was rather handsomely paid to do, at taxpayer expense)... and now she's skipping out on it, before anything of value gets accomplished?? That sure sounds like the definition…
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Ms. White's "conversational approach" towards tackling topical issues (with some humor thrown in) sounds like it will be a terrific addition to the Journal's new site. (After all, not everybody wants to read pieces that have been written in the stuffy/self-important style of the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal. I actually prefer to read columnists who don't take themselves…

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Farms can still be included in planned Illinois Historic Farms book

1 year, 4 months ago jg-tc.com

Farms must meet the criteria to complete the Department of Agriculture's certification process

From jg-tc.com:

The planned "Illinois Historic Farms: Honoring the State's Enduring Heritage of Family-Owned Farms" coffee-table book will feature histories of family-owned farms.

Publisher Acclaim Press reported that the book will focus on farms that have been certified by the Illinois Department of Agriculture as Centennial or Sesquicentennial farms. The book also will feature photos and stories documenting the history of agriculture in the state.

Promotional brochures began to be mailed to eligible farms late in 2013.

"Submissions from those who want their farm histories included in the book have been pouring in," said editor Charles Francis Francis. "We're even getting calls from farms that haven't been certified through the IDOA asking if they can be in the book."

However, a large number of the promotional mailings have been returned undelivered to the publisher. The publisher also reported that it is hearing from local sources that many Centennial and Sesquicentennial farm owners haven't gotten a brochure.

As a result, the publisher plans to work with local historical societies and agricultural officials to update their mailing list and to make sure that every eligible farmer knows about the book.

"We don't want any farm that wants to have their history included in the book to be left out because they didn't learn about the project," said Delayne Reeves, coordinator of the Department of Agriculture's Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farms Program.

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