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WarCry - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Didn't Hannibal just put in a new school or two? I can't find the story on planned vs. spent, but I don't hear a lot of hollering about cost overruns, etc. I just remember the story with the open house to show off their new, state-of-art facility.
GrayHairedMan - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I still think that there is no way they can guarantee that this project is only going to be $89M. Take a look to the North to another huge government sponsored building at Ft. Madison Prison. Years late and 10's of millions in cost over run. There is simply no way that they can promise this won't cost a penny more than $89M and what happens when it does (and it will by a minimum of 15%)?…
WarCry - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
The bonds that they're currently talking about retiring were the previous set of bonds to pay for Life Safety repairs. I'm not sure why you don't know this stuff. I know it from reading the QJ articles over the last year or so, so it's not like I have secret insider-info, it sounds like you are - for whatever reason - just willfully ignoring the information that's out there.…
WarCry - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
I honestly can't explain it. I'm not on the park board, so you could try asking them. But I'm going to bet the answer sounds something like this: "We can spend a ton of money to repair current problems without gaining any actual improvement to the facility, just patching up the problem spots. Or we can spend a roughly equivalent amount and get a newer facility which will have regular…
ONCEMORE1 - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I know of what you speak-----the same thing happened to my son in Junior High 35 years ago. Apparently performance wasn't a measurement then, either.

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2 years, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

Jacob Scranton, 20, died at Blessing Hospital on Saturday

Jacob Scranton, age 20, died at Blessing Hospital on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 4:42 A.M. as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle vs car collision which occured on June 23, 2012 at 4th and State Street in Quincy, Illinois.

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At 2:33 pm Saturday, Quincy police officers, an Adams County ambulance and the Quincy Fire Dept. responded to 4th and State regarding an injury accident involving a motorcycle. 

The initial investigation revealed that a 2005 Mercury SUV driven by a Quincy resident was stopped westbound at a stop sign on State at 4th street.

Jacob L Scranton, 20, of Quincy was westbound on State from 5th street on a 2003 Buell motorcycle.  As Scranton was approaching 4th street he was ejected from his motorcycle.  Both Scranton and the motorcycle skid into the rear of the stopped SUV.  Scranton was wearing a helmet.

Scranton was transported to Blessing Hospital with serious injuries.  The accident is still under investigation. 

The Illinois State Police assisted with the accident scene.


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