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1950Brutus - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I root for the Cleve Browns even though they have zero chance of winning the super bowl. Chance of winning doesn't come into play on this obsession - doesn't come into play when I vote either. I vote for what I want - I do not "settle"..
Givemeliberty - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The goal this year is not to win its to get 5% of the vote so ballot access is not an issue in four years. Right up until about a month and a half ago the Libertarians were doing little if any campaigning. They were fighting court battles the GOP brought against them. And it was the same with the Green and Constitution partys to get on the ballot. Its hard to fund raise when you can't campaign…
Stupid_Dems - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Minimum wage it for minimum employees. A person should be able to work for any wage they want too without government interference.
Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count

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Quincy trooper nominated for ISP Officer of the Year

Quincy trooper nominated for ISP Officer of the Year

1 year, 8 months ago by Bob Gough

Sgt. Troy Rupert has been with ISP since 1999

Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Robert Elliott announced that Sergeant Troy Rupert was selected as Illinois State Police District 20 Trooper of the Year and will represent District 20 as a candidate for the Illinois State Police Officer of the Year in Springfield.

Sergeant Rupert began his Illinois State Police career in April of 1999 after working four years with the Quincy Police Department.  Upon completion of his training at the Illinois State Police Academy, He was assigned to Pittsfield, District 20 patrol. 

While Sergeant Rupert’s primary duties focus on patrol, he has performed many other duties.  He served as District 20’s K-9 Officer,  District 20 Special Enforcement Team for multiple years, and continues to perform Field Training Officer, and Juvenile Officer duties. He also has received 2 Department Commendations.

Even with these additional duties, Sergeant. Rupert continues to display exemplary leadership and work ethic.  During 2007, he was recognized by the Illinois Department of Transportation for his efforts in DUI enforcement.

Sergeant Rupert resides in Quincy with his family and serves as a role model to the youth of the community.  He displays strong family values, as well as, a dedication and commitment to his assignment and profession.

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