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qfingers - Quincy School Board proposes $33.63 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And was the $100k/yr manager also in the budget for this thing? That would be the budget the I don't believe anybody has ever seen (at least in the public)? And what happened to the assistant businees administrator who was "hopefully" going to manage the construction?
Stupid_Dems - Quincy School Board proposes $33.63 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Damn, it's been over two hours and WC has yet to respond with one of his "all knowing answers" to the lowly people. Simply amazing!!
1950Brutus - Illinois Senate panel advances plan for $11 minimum wage - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
"The proposal would raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour for workers 18 and older by July 1, 2015; $10.50 by July 2016; and $11 by July 2017." Isn't this age discrimination??
WarCry - Quincy School Board proposes $33.63 tax levy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What I was specifically talking about was, invariably, someone is going to say "I thought they told us taxes wouldn't go up!!!" about the building referendum. As for the numbers, that's all above my head, so even though I know you were directing that at me per se, I'm not avoiding the question.
eaglebeaky - REBEL MEDIA: Joe Buck says Kroenke wants Rams in LA - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
According to this recent article from the Florida Times-Union, the Jacksonville Jaguars aren't moving anytime soon (because they've still got several years left on their stadium's lease, which runs until 2030). http://jacksonville.com/sports/football/jaguars/2...

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Western Illinois University has received an award for increasing its student retention rate.

University officials say they were honored at a July 9 national conference on student recruitment, marketing and retention by education consulting firm Noel-Levitz.

Officials say the retention rate of students between fall 2013 and spring 2014 improved to over 89 percent, up from 82 percent last year.

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