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WarCry - Seven Dead, 34 Hurt In Weekend Shootings In Chicago - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Chicago no longer has the toughest gun laws in the country. Regarding handguns, they have the same laws as the rest of the state. That was part concealed carry law in 2013, eliminating "home rule" laws regarding handguns. It doesn't matter, though, because regardless of what gun laws are in place or not, it's still illegal to shoot people in almost all circumstances.
WmMunny - Projected remaining Cleanup cost; at least $1.26 Million - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"Tree scape". A fiscal conservative would at least postpone an elective expense like this. Time to re-build cash reserves, then prioritize.
GuyFawkes10 - Senate takes rare Sunday votes, but real drama is GOP leaders\' rebuke of Cruz - Quincy, IL News - Q
One of he few that stands up for what he believes. I don't think any want to take him on head to head but hide behind the procedural rules. Senate is a joke with McConnell, no better than Reid. He lied to get re elected in his state so why would Senate be different?
pjohnf - McConnell Angers Conservatives By Blocking Defunding Planned Parenthood, Kate’s Law - Quincy,
Makes one wonder if McConnell is a republican or the new democrat Harry Reid? McConnell apparently supports the baby butchers, illegal alien criminals, crony capitalism through E/I bank and obstructive legislative leadership. In other words, nothing has changed in congress with the GOP in charge.
pjohnf - Seven Dead, 34 Hurt In Weekend Shootings In Chicago - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Where are Jackson, Sharpton and Obama in condemning this violence or don't black lives matter unless a white cop is involved? The silence from this trio of racial demagogues is deafening. All 3 are eager to stir the pot if a white cop is involved but they never seem to care about black lives if it's blacks killing blacks.

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Educators are asking Illinois lawmakers to be judicious while discussing the funding formula

Educators are asking Illinois lawmakers to be judicious as the state's school funding formula is re-examined this year.

An Illinois Child Care Association official and others told a House appropriations committee they object to having specialized programs rolled into a single funding formula that determines funding based on poverty levels.

Katherine Buchanan says money should follow the number of students served in particular school districts' programs instead of funding based on how rich or poor districts are.

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