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Givemeliberty - Proposed Illinois legislation would ban powdered alcohol - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Statism: "Ideas so good they have to be mandated" "We don't need people spiking beverages" Sen. Ira Silverstein you sir are a statist, and upon reading this I spiked my coffee with a little bourbon just because I can.
Givemeliberty - Police-fire pensions to go up in smoke? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What would be the harm with going forward and converting pensions to 401k's for any public sector employee who has 10 years or under, and any new hires? Phasing out pensions. This would give the employee more control of their retirement and not unaccountable politicians. This could also be rolled into a way to phase out SS for anyone who chooses.
Sv3 - Police shooting, pursuit in Downtown Hannibal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Hmmm... I wonder if the "Hands up don't shoot" crowd will care about this one.
WmMunny - Police shooting, pursuit in Downtown Hannibal - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
People play stupid games. People win stupid prizes.
EgoReputo - The Patio restaurant could open as early as February 1 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Uh, since you apparently know something about restaurant business practices, can you list the local restaurants that attract "riff-raff". You would be doing a real public services for anyone who eats out......

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Quincy unemployment sees big jump in January

1 year, 10 months ago by Bob Gough

More than 1,700 people were out of work to start the year

Quincy’s unemployment rate jumped to 8 percent in January.

The increase is nearly a full percent higher than January 2012 (7.3 percent) and nearly a percent and a half higher than December 2012 (6.6 percent).

Adams County’s rate for January was at 7.4 percent, also higher than January 2012 and December 2012.

According to the statistics provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, there were 1,728 unemployed in Quincy in January 2013 compared to 1,580 in January 2012.

Five years ago, in January 2008, there were 1,160 unemployed in Quincy.


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