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1950Brutus - Group files appeal in term limits decision - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Dr Quinn - Medicine Man - doesn't seem to have problems getting things on the ballot - let's just ask him to put it on for us.
1950Brutus - Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
OK we can link 2 ballot measures together - we raise the min wage to $481 per hour. That way everybody who works in Illinois will make more than $1 million. Add the 3% surcharge on top then the government will have more money than it could ever need - at least for a year or 2. For those who think this doesn't make sense - it doesn't but it makes as much sense to me as this surcharge does.…
SeenTheLight1 - City of Quincy to spend $342,000 on road salt - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
So how is it the County is able to get salt thru CMS at a cheaper rate?
pjohnf - Firefighter jobs: What returning vets must know about their certs - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.
Aren't local community Fire Boards autonomous from any state requirements and can determine their own hiring standards? I don't believe Quincy's Fire Board gives any preference or points to applicants for prior training or education for appointment to the fire department but they should.
pjohnf - Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Don't the rich already pay more in income taxes? 6% of a million is more than 6% of say $50,000, so the rich pay more now. Democrats are using these ballot measures to wage class warfare and increase voter turnout for democrats. Democrats don't care one bit about the little guy, they just want to maintain their power and control with these ballot questions.

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Hannibal man arrested after police chase near school

1 year, 5 months ago by Denise Donley

A man was walking toward Hannibal Middle School with what appeared to be a handgun

Both Hannibal High School and Hannibal Middle School were on lock down for approximately an hour Tuesday afternoon.

22 year old Richard Kind of Hannibal is being held at the Marion County Jail on an outstanding warrant after his arrest Tuesday afternoon.

The incident began shortly after 1 o'clock when police received a report that a man was walking toward Hannibal Middle School with what appeared to be a handgun.

Hannibal Police Chief Lyndel Davis said an officer was on the scene within two minutes.

“The officer went out to try and make contact, there was a verbal exchange, the individual would not comply with the officer’s request to stop and talk to him,” said Davis. “He actually became verbally hostile and then fled.”

The officer chased Kind through the Catholic Cemetery and through the Park United Methodist Church parking lot. The officer lost sight of Kind.

Police then received a call that a man matching Kind's description had entered an unsecured door in the rear of the YMCA.

Kind was arrested without resistance after several officers arrived on the scene.

Police have not yet recovered a gun.


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