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harry114 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News -
What in the he## was a 12 yr old doing out that time of night?
UJacks1 - Quincy Meth Bust on N 10th - Quincy, IL News -
Does QPD now have a 'special vehicle' to transport the meth chemicals and equipment to the evidence lockup? How are such 'dangerous' chemicals, etc. stored ? What requirements does the city have for the property owner, renter, or landlord for the clean-up of meth infested areas? What about regulations regarding hotel and motel clean-up after a meth bust? I believe the state of IL…
UJacks1 - Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility - Quincy, IL News -
His sadness comes from getting caught and having to leave Congress' bennie - no more no less.
UJacks1 - Apple CEO Tim Cook to donate his fortune - Quincy, IL News -
Maybe Illinois can file for a grant from Cook so IL can pay off its debt?? IL could add more to Medicaid, including that 100000 in Cook County alone. Cook - Cook County - there's the connection IL has been looking for - claim to be a relative, a nephew even.
Givemeliberty - Reform panel seeks 25 percent drop in prison population - Quincy, IL News -
Its seems like they should be able to move faster than a 2025 goal, but anywho lets start examining and releasing those imprisoned for victimless crimes, and set up a work release program for those who are capable to work a full wage private sector job paying back whoever they wronged, then putting the rest towards room and board. There are ways to pay for things without taxes.

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