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db1998 - Shooting near 8th and York - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Let's just hope that certain people aren't involved. Like the mother of a little boy that was murdered last spring. Her name was all over the scanner this morning. That would be a sad little circle if she was somehow involved in this. She has a black car, and lives right where the car was stopped. hopefully we have come a little farther in life than that. Please.
WarCry - Seven Dead, 34 Hurt In Weekend Shootings In Chicago - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Chicago no longer has the toughest gun laws in the country. Regarding handguns, they have the same laws as the rest of the state. That was part concealed carry law in 2013, eliminating "home rule" laws regarding handguns. It doesn't matter, though, because regardless of what gun laws are in place or not, it's still illegal to shoot people in almost all circumstances.
WmMunny - Projected remaining Cleanup cost; at least $1.26 Million - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"Tree scape". A fiscal conservative would at least postpone an elective expense like this. Time to re-build cash reserves, then prioritize.
GuyFawkes10 - Senate takes rare Sunday votes, but real drama is GOP leaders\' rebuke of Cruz - Quincy, IL News - Q
One of he few that stands up for what he believes. I don't think any want to take him on head to head but hide behind the procedural rules. Senate is a joke with McConnell, no better than Reid. He lied to get re elected in his state so why would Senate be different?
pjohnf - McConnell Angers Conservatives By Blocking Defunding Planned Parenthood, Kate’s Law - Quincy,
Makes one wonder if McConnell is a republican or the new democrat Harry Reid? McConnell apparently supports the baby butchers, illegal alien criminals, crony capitalism through E/I bank and obstructive legislative leadership. In other words, nothing has changed in congress with the GOP in charge.

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Board also accepts bid for construction on new headquarters

The Quincy Park District unanimously passed its 2013 budget Wednesday night.

The $10.5 million spending plan has a $769,087 deficit that will spend down reserves. The District has $3,651,430 in reserves and will spend it down to $2,883,333.

The $9.8 million in revenues come from the following:

(A) Local Tax $2,826,284

(B) Replacement Tax $551,890

(C) Registration Fee $215,400

(D) Westview Golf Course $1,312,545

(E) Swimming Pools $231,750

(F) Marina $320,718

(G) Batting Cage $111,840

(H) Other $4,236,576

The Park Board also approved using Heartland Bank to issue $800,000 in general obligation bonds for capital needs. The Park District will pay 1.1 percent interest on the bonds.

The Board accepted a $630,900 bid for renovation of the new Park District headquarters located on Bonansinga Drive.  Leander Construction of Canton, Illinois had the low bid.

The Board is also considering possible names for the new facility and a potential surrounding park and is seeking input on how to go about that process.

 


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