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DaveVictor - Former Alderman to run in Quincy\'s 3rd Ward - Quincy, IL News -
The bench is deep.
vonvicious - Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach - Quincy, IL News -
Sounds like a real hornets nest over at 10th and Jackson.
SpoonerLysander - Quincy School Superintendent\'s committee to begin construction manager interviews - Quincy, IL News (IASB article on increasing CM/GC usage.) (UND Medical School built using CM/GC)…
convoy32 - Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach - Quincy, IL News -
Can Orne really coach or was he blessed with great talent and just had a few plays and let the talent do it on its own? Just asking??
convoy32 - Council tables insurance vote - Quincy, IL News -
Cooledge, we are talking politics here cooledge where the weak and unprepared get ate alive with no one feeling sorry for you ! Its very obvious that the mayor and his administration are way over their head and have already been eaten and he hasn't made it to the half way point .For some reason this administration will not ask for advice from his own parties more experienced politicians that…

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Former Alderman to run in Quincy's 3rd Ward - Democrat Bob Klingele is appointed to fill the ballot vacancy
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Sheffield steps down at QND basketball coach
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Bob Sheffield has just resigned as QND basketball coach. More to come on Quincy Journal.