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CoolEdge - Strawman: Nothing Has Changed... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Brown and Garner don't deserve to be listed with the officers. Brown was a drugged robber assaulting an officer. Garner had 31 arrests and was killed by his own bad health and insistence on fighting the law. These NYPD officers were serving in a community where the law abiding cry for more police. Brown and Garner were low life criminals. Any pretense of "an eye for an eye" is a mask for…
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never a good day when you find out the state is getting their hands in your Water Buffalo milk.
eaglebeaky - Strawman: Nothing Has Changed... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
With all due respect, Strawman... "Nothing has changed" because it's still way too easy for an obviously mentally-ill man with a long criminal history to get his hands on a deadly weapon in this country. "Nothing has changed" because access to basic mental-health care has been stigmatized and whittled away over the course of the past three decades. Yes, Al Sharpton IS an inflammatory self-aggrandizing…
migraine_in_qcy - Get ready for new laws in Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I like how we're legalizing one plant drug, but at the same time we're banning another. Pick a side already.
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When is County Market and Hy-Vee gonna get Water Buffalo milk?

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McDonough County Grain Bin Fire now out

7 months ago by Scott Hardy

Had been burning since Monday

The Illinois State Police say that the grain bin fire near Adair, Illinois in eastern McDonough County has been put out, and U.S. Route 136 is now open for normal traffic.

The road had been closed since Monday, with traffic rerouted due to the potential hazard of a grain dust explosion.

No evacuation order had been issued for the town of Adair. But the Illinois State Police did ask several rural residents to evacuate their homes.

The fire started Monday afternoon at the bin, located at the junction of Illinois Routes 136 and Route 41.

The facility is owned by Western Grain Marketing. It can hold up to 1.5 million bushels of corn. Fire officials weren't sure how much corn was in the bin, but crews removed grain from the bin, so that firefighters from seven area departments, including New Salem, Bushnell, Emmet-Chalmers, Colchester, Industry, Table Grove and Macomb Fire Protection Districts could put out that fire. Crews transported water from multiple townships and dumped it into holding tanks for the pump trucks to extinguish the blaze.


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