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UrKidsWillPay - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Short People got no reason Short People got no reason Short People got no reason To live They got little hands Little eyes They walk around Tellin' great big lies They got little noses And tiny little teeth They wear platform shoes On their nasty little feet Well, I don't want no Short People Don't want no Short People Don't want no Short People `Round here Short People got nobody…
1950Brutus - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm not sure that is a suit - the thing on the shoulder doesn't look like anything I've seen on a suit. But I am OLD - I don't see well, I don't hear well and I go the bathroom every 10 minutes
pimpdaddystyle - Man arrested for performing lewd acts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
OK, anybody can work for library, but NOT HIM!! lol
DaveVictor - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Still voting "Yes" despite this development. Probably need the QHW to endorse Quinn to restore some order in the universe. Who knew Jesus was on the GREDF board?
GrayHairedMan - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
UKWP--Get over it, Spring lost, Moore won

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1 month, 3 weeks ago

In Washington, Sen. Mary Landrieu lives in a stately, $2.5 million brick manse she and her husband built on Capitol Hill.Here in Louisiana, however, the Democrat does not have a home of her own. She is registered to vote at a large bungalow in New Orleans that her parents have lived in for many decades,…
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Should She Resign? IMF Chief Under 'Formal Investigation' in France

1 month, 3 weeks ago

IMF chief Christine Lagarde, one of the world's most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with "negligence" over a multi-million-euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister.The shock announcement came a day after she was grilled for more than 15 hours by a special…
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Obamaton Warren Buffett Financing the Burger King-Tim Hortons Tax Inversion Deal

1 month, 4 weeks ago

It's official. Burger King and Tim Hortons are combining to make the world's third largest quick-service retailer. Burger King will buy Tim Hortons, the Ontario, Canada-based coffee and donut chain, for $11 billion. The combined firm will have 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries and an estimated $23…
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France: 'One in Six' Supports ISIS

1 month, 4 weeks ago

Two polls released this week both ask a question that you would hope wouldn't need asking: how many people support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)? Unfortunately, in all four countries surveyed, the answer is greater than zero, and by a lot.Here is a chart of the results of the polls. The…
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McAuliffe's Virginia on Display

1 month, 4 weeks ago

Virginia Department of Transportation crews have completed repairs to the lane stripes that peeled from Interstate 66 Monday morning.The right lane and shoulder on the eastbound I-66 bridge over Route 29 were closed for the work until 3:30 p.m. Monday, say VDOT officials. Virginia State Police officials…
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McAuliffe's Virginia on Display

1 month, 4 weeks ago

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Chicagoland: 'At Least 19 Shot' in Weekend Violence

1 month, 4 weeks ago

At least 19 people were shot in Chicago in a 12-hour span starting early Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.Gunfire broke out on the North, South and West sides in that stretch and claimed at least three lives: a 14-year-old boy shot in the Austin neighborhood, and two people shot by police.Police…
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2016 Watch: Rand Paul Is on Vacation in Guatemala, Performing Free Eye Surgeries

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ISIS Attempted to Ransom Foley Before Killing Him

2 months ago

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Obama Sends Fundraising Email for Contest to Meet Him in NYC on Labor Day

2 months ago

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Rick Perry to Surrender Today to Complete Booking Process

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3 Relatives of Pope Francis Killed in Car Accident Including 8-Month-Old and 2-Year-Old Grand Nephews

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No Arrest Warrant Issued for Governor Perry

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Report: Autopsy Finds Marijuana in Michael Brown's System

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Ban Ki-moon Issues Statement on Michael Brown Shooting

2 months ago

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Hamburger Review: Shake Shack Beats In-N-Out, Five Guys

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Report: Kurds Recapture Mosul Dam

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De Blasio's NYC: 14 Wounded, 2 Killed in Weekend Gun Violence

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Report: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon Orders National Guard to Ferguson

2 months ago

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One Shot, Seven Arrested Overnight in Ferguson

2 months, 1 week ago

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Maliki Steps Down in Iraq

2 months, 1 week ago

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Sen. McCaskill Says Gov. Nixon Will Pull St. Louis County Police Officers Out of Ferguson

2 months, 1 week ago

Gov. Jay Nixon will pull St. Louis County police out of Ferguson after four days of angry protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, Sen. Claire McCaskill confirmed on Thursday.Nixon traveled to Ferguson Thursday to meet with church and community leaders about the unrest."It is my understanding…
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Sen. McCaskill: 'Demilitarize the Police Response" in Ferguson

2 months, 1 week ago

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill got a standing ovation inside a church in north St. Louis County this morning when she told a crowd of several dozen that the county should "demilitarize the police response" in Ferguson.Afterward she told reporters, "The police response has been part of the problem.". . .
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Photos from Ferguson: Peaceful Protests, Tear Gas, and a Molotov Cocktail

2 months, 1 week ago

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Ferguson: Police Shoot Armed Man Near Michael Brown Protest

2 months, 1 week ago

At about 1 a.m., a St. Louis County Police officer shot and critically wounded a man who police said pointed a handgun at the officer near the intersection of West Florissant and Chambers Road.The shooting happened near Chambers and Sheffingdell Court, not far from the site of protests against police…
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Maliki Backing Down on Use of Force to Stay in Power?

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After two days of defiance and the deployment of special security units around the Iraqi capital that raised the specter of a coup, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki on Tuesday appeared to back away from his implied threat of using military force to secure his power by saying the army should stay out…
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Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr.: Strikes 'Unlikely to Affect' ISIS's 'Overall Capabilities'

2 months, 1 week ago

A top Defense Department official acknowledged Monday that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are unlikely to affect Islamic militants’ “overall capabilities” or their operations elsewhere in Iraq and Syria but rebuffed calls to expand the mission.Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr., director for operations with the…
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