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pamarshall - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So you're ok with those two drunk drivers continuing their journey...and possibly injuring or killing someone? All because you think these enforcement checks are a waste of time? Good thing you're not in public office.
chemteacher54 - Coaltion forms to push school funding reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Here's an idea: Tie in-state tuition at all state universities to the per-student expenditures in a student's district. Alternatively, make it inversely proportional to the percentage of district funding provided (on paper) by the state.
WarCry - Sales tax revenues are up in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So the airport director announces he's SAVING the taxpayers $45,000 and the very first comment is a veiled bashing on them for spending money for work that the FAA said must be done.... ....and people wonder why Bud Neikamp keeps getting re-elected with his "policy of No."
ReardenShrugged - Durbin denies \'bullying\' businesses - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What a load of crap. Dick Durbin's support for the Big Government and crony-capitalist machine has taken money out of everyones' pockets and has forced many businesses to shut down or leave in order to remain profitable. Durbin is responsible for Obamacare and our skyrocketing insurance premiums. Everything that happens in Obamaland happens with Durbin's blessing. Durbin is responsible…
qfingers - Sales tax revenues are up in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
You are assuming the federal government moves quickly??? 10,000 PAX in CY2013 means FAA $$ in FY 2015 which starts Oct 1...but budgets don;t get approved that early and haven't for years (can you say "continuing resolution"?). After the budget gets approved they actually then have to write a check. So counting that money this year would be folly. Should be in next year's budget though…

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Illinois soybean acres planted up 7 percent, corn unchanged

2 months, 2 weeks ago Illinois Ag Connection

Soybean numbers represent the highest planted acreage since 2006

From Illinois Ag Connection:

Illinois corn planted area, at 12.0 million acres, is unchanged from 2013 Harvested area for grain, at 11.8 million acres, is also unchanged from the previous year.

Soybean planted area, at 10.1 million acres, is up 7 percent from 2013. This represents the highest planted acreage in Illinois since 2006 when 10.1 million acres were planted. Harvested area, forecast at 10.05 million acres, is up 7 percent from the previous year.

Winter wheat planted area, estimated at 750,000 acres, is down 14 percent from 2013. Area harvested for grain is forecast at 690,000 acres, down 17 percent from the previous year.

Hay harvested area of all hay is expected to total 650,000 acres, down 2 percent from 2013. This consists of 320,000 acres of alfalfa and 330,000 acres of all other hay.

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