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Hope he enjoyed the last 4 days of freedom because that is the last he will have for quite sometime! He will still be looking over his shoulder.
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Funny, I always hear the global warming nuts claim a hot day is from global warming. Of course, a one degree change over 100 years is not noticeable by anyone. But there may not really be any warming, since the urban heat island effect was not well accounted for. And Al Gore isn't a guy doing, you know, science. He is a politician now activist that had his net worth go from $2 million to over…
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Well he certainly covered some ground unlike his partner. I would certainly love to commend both the Marshals and local authorities on well conducted communications in an expedited effort to capture Kelly despite him quickly heading south eastward.
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It's a cascading problem. Starting in the late 70s, early 80s, hunting became less and less. Parents stopped teaching their kids about firearms and gun safety, and the world because more suburban. Now those kids are adults and the only thing they know about guns is what they get in movies. And so they teach their kids that guns are bad, and the problem worsens. It's not any one thing causing…
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Quincy City Council ends lease with Quincy University

1 year, 8 months ago by Denise Donley

The lease of Building D on QU's North campus has been dissolved

The City of Quincy ended a lease with Quincy University at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

The lease of Building D on Quincy University's North Campus with the city of Quincy was ended with a 10-0 vote.

The property at 1901 N. 18th was transfered back to QU after the Quincy Fire Department no longer needed the land for training.

2nd Ward Alderman Steve Duesterhaus objected to this transfer and said the city purchased this property several years ago and now is just giving it back.

“The University is having a dispute with the second board and they are pretending our relationship is a one way street. I definitely wanted to see this go to three readings,” said Duesterhaus.

The council waived section 2207 and passed this ordinance with an 8-2 vote.

In other business, Alderman Dave Bauer, Alderman Jim Musolino, Dr.Drew Kaiser, Sgt. Kathy Schisler, Sally Westerhoff, Fred Nothold and Jenna Steinkamp were appointed to the Animal Control Commission by Mayor John Spring. Michael Price was appointed to the Quincy Tree Commission.

An ordinance granting one ground sign in addition to an existing pole sign and increase the face area of proposed ground sign at 4134 Broadway, the new Farmers Bank of Liberty location, was adopted with a 9-1 vote.

In new business, 3rd ward Alderman Kyle Moore asked Director of Planning and Development Chuck Bevelheimer if the plan commission needs to meet on the same night as the Adams County Board.

“The schedule has been this way. We’ve always been able to have someone represent the county board even though they’ve been on the same night,” said Bevelheimer. “If the council felt this was of high priority, this is something that can be done.”

The City Council’s next meeting will take place Monday, November 19th at 7:30.


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