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UrKidsWillPay - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
Not to mention that go tech is the reason some kids stay in school as it is. Grad rates would suffer if you dropped go tech
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What would you propose they do with the QAVTC in that case? They teach more than just the high school students there, you know.
KidsRus - School Board to outline plans for savings, old buildings if referendum passes - Quincy, IL News - Qu
Has anyone ever thought of making the vocational building (building F at QHS) the location for 9th grade additional classrooms? That way they would not have to add on to QHS at this time.
convoy32 - Bill Clinton to address workers at pro-Quinn rally - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The president always gets the blame, good or bad with what happens during their term or terms as president but people that dont like him for what ever reason play by their own rules when not in their favor !! Just the way it is!!
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if we are going to allow citizens of Illinois to film cops on duty (as we should) why would we not require cops to wear a cam on their person as well. Especially after Ferguson it seems like the logical thing to do, about a month ago I was reading about Rialto California where they implemented a body cam policy for their officers and use of force fell by 60% and complaints of police brutality fell…

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McDonough County Grain Bin Fire now out

5 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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