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ONCEMORE1 - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News -
Do you know that for sure? Eight years ago, he wasn't suspected of "hurting" anyone, either.
CoolEdge - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News -
There was not eight years of active investigation. There was no cause of death determined and the case was left open, iirc. Why an expert was not consulted earlier is a question someone probably should ask, or probably has asked. Someone in time looked at the case and saw something ... THEN it was further investigated and qualified medical examiners were consulted, and charges brought. The active…
rifleman0311 - Illinois video gambling revenues doubled in 2014 - Quincy, IL News -
It's time to allow more than 2 machines per establishment in Quincy. We are missing out on revenue. What's the point of a 2 machine limit, let the bar owners decide how many they want.
1950Brutus - Strawman: #Hashtag You\'re It... - Quincy, IL News -
You didn't mention the alcohol that would be needed in addition to the bags - something to make one forget what is under those bags.
UrKidsWillPay - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News -
Just for reference, Sug Knight ran over and killed one man and injured another last night. He hit them first and then backed over them. Sug is a multi-millionaire (at least in earnings who knows if he has a dime to his name he did file for bankruptcy) and his bail was set at $2,000,000. It is a moot point given Lovelace's financial situation. Here is part of Sugs checkered past: "In 1997,…

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How Obama Plans to Safeguard His Legacy

2 hours, 2 minutes ago by Ron Brownstein, Natl Journal

Ron Brownstein, Natl JournalOne inescapable conclusion from President Obama's confrontational State of the Union address this week is that he expects to reach few legislative agreements with the Republican Congress. There's probably a better chance of Republicans designating an "Affordable Care Act Appreciation…
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America's Strategy Deficit

2 hours ago by Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

Peggy Noonan, Wall Street JournalSomething is going on here.On Tuesday retired Gen. James Mattis, former head of U.S. Central Command (2010-13) told the Senate Armed Services Committee of his unhappiness at the current conduct of U.S. foreign policy. He said the U.S. is not “adapting to changed circumstances”…
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Europe's Greek Test

1 hour, 58 minutes ago by Paul Krugman, New York Times

Paul Krugman, New York TimesIn the five years (!) that have passed since the euro crisis began, clear thinking has been in notably short supply. But that fuzziness must now end. Recent events in Greece pose a fundamental challenge for Europe: Can it get past the myths and the moralizing, and deal with…
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A Grim Warning Cry on Soaring Debt

1 hour, 57 minutes ago by Betsy McCaughey, New York Post

Betsy McCaughey, New York PostPresident Obama’s self-congratulatory State of the Union message last week made it sound like our nation’s problems are behind us. But on Tuesday the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office set the record straight with a blistering warning.The CBO cautioned that America’s…
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Obama Sets Up Battle on Sequestration, Taxes

1 hour, 49 minutes ago by Alexis Simendinger, RCP

Alexis Simendinger, RCPPresident Obama on Monday will send Congress a nearly $4 trillion budget that seeks to increase federal spending aimed at middle-class Americans and offset the price tag through higher taxes on the well-off. The changes would take effect in the fiscal year that begins in October.The…
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Yes, Obama's Budget Is a Big Deal

46 minutes ago by George Condon, National Journal

George Condon, National JournalEven before he submits his budget, President Obama is hearing loud and clear from Republicans that it is already "dead on arrival." It is the same cry presidents hear every year when Congress is held by the opposing party, once leading a frustrated Ronald Reagan to plaintively…
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The Tax-Cutting Boon Sweeping the States

1 hour, 40 minutes ago by Stephen Moore, Wall St. Jrnl

Stephen Moore, Wall St. JrnlWhile the prospects for tax reform in Washington are dim, as many as 20 Republican governors are moving forward with their own pro-growth tax-relief initiatives. This is on top of the 14 states, including Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, whose 2014 tax cuts will take…
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Ready to Tell His Story Again, Rick Perry Eyes Reboot

3 hours, 21 minutes ago by Scott Conroy, RCP

Scott Conroy, RCPDES MOINES, Iowa -- Rick Perry doesn't care if you think he's dumb. In fact, he kind of likes it that way.Without blushing, the former governor of Texas and likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate will tell you all about how he'd gone to Texas A&M wanting to be a veterinarian until…
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How Obama Will Be on the Ballot in 2016

1 hour, 34 minutes ago by Julian Zelizer, CNN

Julian Zelizer, CNNWhat can President Barack Obama realistically do in his final two years? Beyond executive action, his power to impact public policy is limited.Pundits can talk all they want about the President being "more aggressive" in his State of the Union address and report on how he won't be…
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The Democratic Bench Is Shockingly Weak

45 minutes ago by Jay Cost, Weekly Standard

Jay Cost, Weekly StandardThis item from Mike Allen is simply gobstopping:Hillary Clinton, expecting no major challenge for the Democratic nomination, is strongly considering delaying the formal launch of her presidential campaign until July, three months later than originally planned, top Dems tell Playbook.…
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Republicans Are Back at the Edge

45 minutes ago by A.B. Stoddard, The Hill

A.B. Stoddard, The HillWhen it comes to the Republican Party’s immigration divide, the more things stay the same, the more they stay the same. The 2016 campaign has begun, and Jeb Bush, a pro-reform candidate, is believed to have raised the most money. Yet Republicans in Congress are under pressure to…
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On Immigration, Obama Ignores Public Opinion

44 minutes ago by Byron York, Examiner

Byron York, ExaminerGallup recently asked adults around the country a very simple question about immigration: Are you satisfied, or dissatisfied, with the level of immigration into the United States today? Are too many immigrants coming? Too few? Or is the number just about right?Before giving the results,…
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A Plan for Central America

43 minutes ago by Vice President Joe Biden, New York Times

Vice President Joe Biden, New York TimesAS we were reminded last summer when thousands of unaccompanied children showed up on our southwestern border, the security and prosperity of Central America are inextricably linked with our own.
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Obama's Taliban Tools and Treachery

5 hours, 47 minutes ago by Michelle Malkin, Townhall

Michelle Malkin, TownhallTo call President Obama's Afghanistan policy a mess is a colossal understatement. To call it a coherent "policy," for that matter, is a gut-busting exaggeration. It's a bloody, incompetent and treacherous disaster.Our military heroes and families, God bless them, refuse to stay…
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The Sophisticated Bigotry of Bobby Jindal

42 minutes ago by Peter Beinart, The Atlantic

Peter Beinart, The AtlanticIf Bobby Jindal runs for president, he will likely campaign on two major themes. The first, which he outlined last February at the Reagan Library and last May at Liberty University, is that Christians are at war with a liberal elite that is trampling religious liberty and secularizing…
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Do We Really Mean "Never Again"?

42 minutes ago by Charles Krauthammer, Wash Post

Charles Krauthammer, Wash PostAmid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of “never again” on Tuesday’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe. With a vengeance.It has become routine. If the kosher-grocery massacre in…
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Why We Need to See the Stars

42 minutes ago by Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience

Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScienceStaring up at the night sky, unfettered by artificial light, in all its majesty, is a transcendent experience. But sadly, it's an experience of which many citizens of the developed world are deprived.“Eight of ten kids born in the U.S. will never live where they can see…
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President Going After Middle-Class Money

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No Case for Killing the Medical Device Tax

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