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qfingers - Tom Schweich spokesman Spence Jackson found dead - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Yes..."apparent" is ppropriate....article says "multiple sources" and not any official announcement from the coroner who is the one that issues the death certificate. Would take the police announcing it too as "official".
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#1. The sales tax increase is the easy way, correct? I do not think so! Take one look at Cook County and Chicago and look whats happening to their sales tax game. Your local business melts away. Even a little bit decreases the anticipated revenue flow. #2. When I hear comments like "if revenue from the sales tax does not pay the bonds completly then I guess we will have to take it out of the general…
qfingers - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Isn't the true cost of this thing closer to $50M? Isn't that going to be the cost of the bonds? Might be $25M to build but funding it typically costs about twice as much. So that would put the average per household cost closer to $100 per year.. You can't just throw floors on top of a building...especially when they have to be built out of reinforced concrete. There's a little…
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Yes, We! Let's raise taxes, so We don't have to work. Let's raise taxes, so WE have free health care. Let's raise taxes so WE can have a free cell phone. How about in a capitalistic system ( sorry you feel that to be a dirty word) we take care of OURSELVES and quit letting GOVERNMENT waste OUR damn money.
quincyhydro - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Quincy Guy why don't you step up and make a donation if you want all these luxuries. The problem is I will end up paying some now and more later. Same BS as the school referendum.

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Quincy Regional Airport needs 986 boardings to hit 10,000

2 years, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

City would qualify for $1 million in additional federal funds

If the rest of December’s weather remains pleasant, Cape Air might be able to hit the 10,000 enplanement mark this year.

With Cape Air's reduced ticket pricing of $39.00 on selected flights since the first of October as well as the revised Flight Schedule since mid-October, boardings continue to remain strong, hitting 979 passengers in November.

That enplanement count is the second highest monthly total for Cape Air since they began to provide service to the Quincy Regional Airport three years ago and is surpassed only by the 997 boardings that occurred this past October. 

 Of these 979 total passengers, 966 of them were classified as "revenue passengers" as per FAA Regulations and can be counted toward the goal of 10,000 revenue passengers for the Quincy Regional Airport for 2012. 

 With the total revenue passengers for 2012 standing at 9014 through November, Quincy Regional Airport needs 986 more revenue passengers in December to hit 10,000.

Quincy Regional Airport Interim Manager Jeff Steinkamp said those boardings can come “from either the scheduled air carrier, Cape Air, or any certified Charter Flight Service during the month of December to qualify the City for $1 million of Federal Grant money that can be used for Capital Infrastructure and Safety Improvement Projects at the Quincy Regional Airport.”

Quincy Mayor John Spring made a plea for citizen to use the airport.

“With the enplanement numbers so close to the 10,000 mark, I would encourage all area residents and businesses to consider using Cape Air during the month of December to help reach our goal and to qualify for the additional funding to improve our local airport.”


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