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Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
This article exposes that Taylor either doesn't understand the data, or he is intentionally misleading his readers.
qfingers - Illinois House panel approves millionaire tax amendment - Quincy, IL News -
The millionaire tax is the political version of two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. As 100% of the people if 2% ought to pay more and a good majority of the self-centered 98% will vote "heck doesn't affect me". A good example of why we have representative government and not a true democracy.
samthebutcher - National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Unders
I am happy for the community to have the Kroc, I also know the YMCA gets $0 help from the government. Let's not forget about them in this community and all they do.
samthebutcher - Germanfest on June 6th - Quincy, IL News -
ja, es ist
Givemeliberty - Quincy School Board to re-bid QHS construction - Quincy, IL News -
Mabey the "on time in jeopardy" is a little alarmist this early. However the longer they hold off the harder "on budget" becomes if you plan on keeping the original target date. although I don't think its uncommon for deadlines to get pushed back a time or two on a project this size. Knowing the schedule they are under there is probably a reason overtime and double time contingencies were put…

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St. Louis Cardinals to local cops: Stop using our mascot to promote ‘Police Lives Matter’

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In response to a request from the St. Louis Cardinals, the St. Louis Police Officers Association has taken down a Facebook photo of Fredbird, mascot for the St. Louis Cardinals, posing with a blue sign that reads, “POLICE LIVES MATTER,” the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The...
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Watch this activist politely destroy CNN for racism: ‘Whiteness gets nuance and blackness doesn’t’

3 hours, 3 minutes ago

Social activist Deray McKessan criticized the media over the weekend for the way they had handled a white biker shootout in Texas with “nuance,” but black rioters in Baltimore who did not kill anyone were not “humanized” in the same way. In an interview on Sunday, McKessan...
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ISIS: ‘Michelle Obama is worth $40 as a sex slave’ — and Twitter conservatives react exactly as expected

3 hours, 38 minutes ago

In an article in Dabiq magazine entitled, “Slave girls or prostitutes,” a spokesperson for ISIS mocked First Lady Michelle Obama, stating she would only be worth a third of a dīnār — or approximately $40 as a “sex-slave.” Discussing the importance of kidnapping women...
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Ex-Reagan adviser: Fox News is ‘self-brainwashing’ Republicans into a radical fringe party

5 hours, 20 minutes ago

Economist Bruce Bartlett, a former adviser to both Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, warned over the weekend that Fox News had damaged the Republican Party by creating a bubble for conservatives to brainwash themselves. In his paper “How Fox News Changed American Media and...
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Mom of gun-toting Quiverfull family: 14-year-old Josh Duggar was ‘playing doctor,’ so leave him alone

5 hours, 45 minutes ago

Responding to criticism of the Christian “Quiverfull” movement, the wife of a Texas pastor who promotes the “be fruitful, and multiply” philosophy, took to Facebook to explain that admitted child-molester Josh Duggar was “playing doctor” as a teen and should be...
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Dogs have been friends with humans for 30,000 years: study

6 hours, 46 minutes ago

Other than a book, a dog is man’s best friend. And that’s been the case since way before books were invented—perhaps as long as 30,000 or even 40,000 years ago, according to recent DNA evidence. A new study, published Thursday in the journal Current Biology, suggests that the close...
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Bill Kristol slams death penalty repeal: Executions are an ‘important symbol’ of American justice

6 hours, 49 minutes ago

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol on Sunday slammed states that had repealed the death penalty because he said that executions were an “important symbol” of justice. Last week, Republican Nebraska lawmakers passed legislation that would repeal the state’s death penalty on the...
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Almost 50 years later, Santa Barbara reels from another devastating oil spill

7 hours, 28 minutes ago

Mark Massara was eight years old in 1969, when a blowout at a Union Oil well off the California coast spilled more than three million gallons of crude along the beaches of Santa Barbara and devastated one of the northern hemisphere’s most prized ecosystems. He remembers going to the beach with his...
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Cleveland police arrest over 70 at protests after acquittal of cop who killed unarmed black couple

7 hours, 38 minutes ago

A total of 71 people were arrested in Cleveland on Saturday, in protests following a not-guilty verdict in the 2012 case of an officer who stood on the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at an unarmed couple, who died. Protesters gathered shortly after the verdict was announced on Saturday morning...
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Montel Williams blasts Josh Duggar, Tony Perkins as ‘hypocrites, charlatans’ in epic Facebook rant

8 hours, 25 minutes ago

Television personality Montel Williams continued his attacks on Josh Duggar and his family, moving from Twitter to his Facebook page Friday night and expanding his assault on Duggar’s former boss, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council. On Thursday, Williams called Josh Duggar a...
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Mike Huckabee: Next president must obey ‘Supreme Being’ instead of Supreme Court on gay marriage

9 hours, 13 minutes ago

Republican presidential candidate Mick Huckabee insisted on Sunday that the president of the United States would not have to follow a ruling that struck down bans on same-sex marriage because the Supreme Court was not the “Supreme Being.” “You seemed to indicate that as president,...
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Nobel Prize winning ‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash and wife killed in car crash

9 hours, 22 minutes ago

Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, famously portrayed in the movie “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed with his wife Alicia in New Jersey when a taxi they were riding in crashed, police said Sunday. “The taxi passengers were ejected,” Sergeant Gregory Williams told...
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Long Island police investigate threatening hate mail received by black family: ‘You don’t belong here!!!’

9 hours, 58 minutes ago

Investigators in Long Island are looking into a anonymous letter received by a black family telling them “You don’t belong here,” and that they should “move as soon you can,” reports PIX11. According to Lindenhurst resident Ronica Copes, she discovered the letter in...
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Putin enacts law banning ‘undesirable’ NGOs

22 hours, 9 minutes ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning “undesirable” non-governmental organisations, the Kremlin said Saturday, in a move condemned by human rights groups across the board. The law allows authorities to bar foreign civil society groups seen as...
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Senate rejects action on Patriot Act led by Mitch McConnell; NSA spying powers likely to lapse

22 hours, 22 minutes ago

Sen. Rand Paul led a successful effort to block renewal of the Patriot Act early Saturday morning, followed by a deeply divided Senate leaving Washington without taking action on the National Security Agency’s soon-to-expire power to collect domestic phone records. Without Senate action, the...
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Fantastic Four actor attacked by Twitter trolls disappointed superhero is black in new film

23 hours, 10 minutes ago

Being cast in a superhero role in a major movie production is dream come true for many aspiring young actors. But, for Michael B. Jordan, the dream came with online trolls. “You’re not supposed to go on the Internet when you’re cast as a superhero,” writes the black actor in a...
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Carly Florina says she knows more world leaders than anyone running — except for Hillary Clinton

1 day, 1 hour ago

GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina on Saturday accused Hillary Clinton of poor performance as Secretary of State, saying her meetings with world leaders were only “photo-ops,” The Hill reports. The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard launched a series of attacks on the Democratic...
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Gun safety progress seen a year after Santa Barbara rampage

1 day, 1 hour ago

Twenty-year-old Christopher Martinez was fatally shot around 9:30 a.m. a year ago, on May 23, 2014. He was one of six people killed by a gunman during a rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara that also injured at least a dozen others. The day after the rampage, Chris’s...
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Raw tuna likely culprit in widespead salmonella outbreak

1 day, 1 hour ago

A recent salmonella outbreak that saw more than 50 people fall ill in nine states has been linked to something fishy: raw tuna. While some of the cases have been relatively serious—10 people have been hospitalized—no deaths have been reported. It’s unclear what exactly the outbreak stemmed from,...
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Police kill murder suspect accused of keeping ex-girlfriend in wooden box

1 day, 1 hour ago

Law enforcement officials in Missouri confirmed Saturday James Horn Jr., a man wanted by police for killing his ex-girlfriend and her 17-year-old son, was shot and killed. Sedalia police said Horn, a convicted sex offender, had previously kept Sandra Kay Sutton, 46, locked in a wooden box on and...
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Ben Carson: Republicans have to stop letting progressives bully Christians

1 day, 2 hours ago

2016 candidate Ben Carson said on Saturday that Republicans shouldn’t let the progressives “bully” them and allow the government to infringe on their religious liberty, TPM reports. The Tea Party favorite delivered such comments to a group of Republicans during the Southern...
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Founder of Josh Duggar’s ‘treatment center’ left after ‘sexually grooming’ teens and young women

1 day, 3 hours ago

The founder of a chain of Christian “treatment” centers Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar sent their eldest son to for molesting five girls — including his sisters — resigned in 2014 under a cloud of accusations that he had “sexually groomed” and harassed young women...
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Christian columnist: Molestation-hiding Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar aren’t hypocrites — liberals are

1 day, 6 hours ago

A Christian columnist and blogger who writes for Glenn Beck’s website has joined with former Governor Mike Huckabee, defending Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar for hiding the fact that their eldest son had been molesting his sisters, while at the same time they were using their soapbox to lecture...
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What Is Quiverfull? Here’s a look inside the Duggars’ dangerous Christian cult

1 day, 7 hours ago

Vyckie Garrison was once a minor celebrity in the Quiverfull Movement, made famous by TV’s Duggar family. As a devout, Bible-believing Christian and the mother of seven homeschooled children, Garrison spent 16 years, with her husband, publishing a newspaper for families on a similar path. Today,...
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Cleveland cop acquitted in 2012 shooting of unarmed couple, firing on them 47 times

1 day, 8 hours ago

A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of an unarmed man and a woman who were killed after a high-speed car chase in 2012. Judge John O’Donnell said Officer Michael Brelo, 31, acted reasonably in shooting the two suspects...
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Fans express concern and support for Duggar daughters on Twitter: ‘Run away and be free!’

1 day, 8 hours ago

Fans of the the Duggar family reality show, 19 Kids and Counting, have taken to Twitter to express support for the Duggar daughters, four of whom were reportedly molested by eldest brother Josh Duggar when they were little girls. While much attention has been paid to Josh Duggar –who has...
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Israel jails Palestinians for Facebook comments

1 day, 9 hours ago

Jerusalem – Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets. “Several months went by...
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Texas senate approves open carry of handguns

1 day, 9 hours ago

The Texas Senate approved a bill on Friday that would allow the open carry of handguns, permitting residents to carry licensed handguns openly in a shoulder or belt holster. The bill was passed on a 19-12 vote, just days after a deadly shootout in Waco killed nine and injured 18, sparking fresh...
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Peru suspends civil liberties after fourth demonstrator dies

1 day, 9 hours ago

Peru’s government announced Friday night that it has suspended civil liberties in a southern coastal valley in the country after a fourth person died during protests against a Mexican-owned copper mining project, the Associated Press (AP) reported. Cabinet chief Pedro Cateriano said that the...
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‘I’m so proud to be Irish today': Ireland expected to legalize same-sex marriage in historic vote

1 day, 9 hours ago

The counting of votes in Ireland’s historic referendum on same-sex marriages began Saturday and early estimates indicate its acceptance with a resounding victory. In a rare public vote, over 3.2 million people were eligible to decide whether they wanted to amend the country’s constitution to...
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