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UrKidsWillPay - Lovelace indicted in wife\'s death - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"You don't get indicted on nothing." Tell that to Rick Perry or Tom Delay before him. Innocent people get indicted all the time...not that it applies in this situation or doesn't apply. We don't know the facts that were presented at the hearing and even if we knew what was presented, we don't have the benefit of those facts being challenged. The potential defendent and/or his…
HiDawnG - Abandoned baby calls to mind Safe Haven laws - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I can't help but believe that if the mother who abandoned this little baby had known about the law, she wouldn't now be being tracked down by the police. The Baby Safe Haven law offers a safe, legal, option for a desperate parent in crisis. The law says a parent hand their unharmed baby, 30 days old or younger, to staff at a hospital, fire or police department. No questions asked. Thanks…
1950Brutus - Durbin makes fund-raising stop in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Dick "Pee Wee" Durbin apparently doesn't see taxes as a problem - no mention of it in his statement. Maybe the problem of "jobs that don't pay enough money" would decrease if the taxes that come out of this pay are decreased.
EgoReputo - Hiding public records in Illinois now a Class 4 felony - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"..... This law should be of special concern to public officials who are in charge of producing and maintaining public records. Clerks, recorders, finance workers, comptrollers and Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA officers are some of the primary caretakers of public records and public records requests." This new law should spell big trouble for the Quincy School District. Anybody know what's…
ONCEMORE1 - Rauner to make Quincy stop on Saturday - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Might as well stay home................

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The Summer of Obama's Disconnect

5 hours, 3 minutes ago by Ron Fournier, National Journal

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What ISIS's Leader Really Wants

5 hours, 1 minute ago by Graeme Wood, The New Republic

Graeme Wood, The New RepublicOn June 29, 2014—or the first of Ramadan, 1435, for those who prefer the Islamic calendar to the Gregorian—the leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) publicly uttered for the first time a word that means little to the average Westerner, but everything to some…
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Radical Islam, Obama Incompetence & 9/11/14

4 hours, 58 minutes ago by Joseph Curl, Wash Times

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GOP Wave Has Failed to Materialize

5 hours, 4 minutes ago by Eugene Robinson, Washington Post

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Reid's Anti-Koch Crusade Eats Up Senate Time

5 hours ago by Byron York, DC Examiner

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If Obamacare Stays, Employer Insurance Will Go

4 hours, 43 minutes ago by Jim Angle, FOX News

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Why Some Are More Equal Than Others

4 hours, 40 minutes ago by Jedediah Purdy, The Daily Beast

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Mt. Rushmore Expansion Plans on Hold

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The New History Wars

3 hours, 59 minutes ago by James Grossman, New York Times

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Obama's Curious Rage

2 hours, 45 minutes ago by Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal

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Tell the Truth About What Russia Is Doing

2 hours, 6 minutes ago by Wesley Clark, The Guardian

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3 hours, 58 minutes ago by Jonathan Tobin, Commentary

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RT @quincyjournal: Quincy Park Board to interview executive director finalists - Three to be interviewed tonight http://t.co/ZrYBwIovDx
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RT @TheBaldviking: Maybe all of these celebrity nude pics should have been stored on Lois Lerner's hard drive...
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RT @CMDmastrchief: Funny the FBI is investigating hacked nude photo's of celebrities but won't look into Lois Lerner's lost e-mails #IRSsca…