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1950Brutus - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Are employees allowed to have their cell phones in the building?? - if so then this is a stupid rule. I doubt the "efficiency" of our government will be impacted much by a cell phone that is turned off.
qfingers - REBEL MEDIA: "Stay out!" - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Selective editing? Please tell me that nobody in the media does that? Oh my gosh....my confidence in the media has been shaken!!! Lots of those around...numerous police videos for example where all you see is the person being taken down and not the reason for the take down.
WarCry - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Theft Austin Creeps reports his black Samsung cell phone taken from where he hid it outside the Adams County Courthouse on 7-16. Maybe the courthouse needs to install a bank of lockers like they have at Scotties: Go in with something you're not supposed to have, like your cell, and you can put in a quarter, lock it up, and grab it on your way out.
qfingers - Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are two reasons for the # of taxing bodies in IL. I kinda' hate to call them "government" because so many of them make no laws at all which distinguishes "government" from "taxing body". #1 Biggest reason -- bonding authority -- the 1870 IL constitution limited local government's debt capacitty...so the response was simply to expand the # of taxing units. Funding problem solved....…
UrKidsWillPay - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The taxpayers need to do what's right too

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Quincy's Hostess Outlet store to close Monday

1 year, 8 months ago by Denise Donley

Workers strike leads to company shutdown

With the Hostess Brand Inc. closing its doors, say goodbye to Twinkies and Wonder Bread.

According to reuters.com, Hostess Brands was granted permission Friday morning from the U.S. bankruptcy court to go out of business after
failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers.

Not only will consumers no longer be able to find the sliced bread or cream filled rolls on grocery shelves, but one local business will be
closing its doors.

The Hostess Bakery Outlet, 1438 N. 24th Quincy, will close at 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 19 for good. Locally, the move affects three employees. Nationwide, about 18,500 of Hostess's employees will lose their jobs.

A representative from the Bakery Outlet said "We knew this might happen with the bakers union being on strike."

She added the store has seen an increase in customers this week and will most likely not have any food left come close Monday.

The Quincy outlet's last shipment of baked goods came in Thursday.


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This was also my problem with Rauner's tax plan. Keep state government away from property tax control http://t.co/CuZ4p2NePc
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Adams Co. Divorces for 7/23 - From the Circuit Clerk's office http://t.co/1g8QxkhvBZ
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Bob Gough 2 hours, 17 minutes ago

@drewmagary You got off cheap.