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eaglebeaky - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What the heck are you talking about, XBC? (To be honest with you, I didn't even realize that your previous comment was directed towards me.) What group is it that you seem to think I am "trying to lump Rauner into"? That's news to me... especially since I'm actually supporting Mr. Rauner this time -- if only because (in my opinion) he is (marginally) the lesser of two evils. (And,…
AYHSMB - Rauner racking up newspaper endorsements - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Calling him a Republican is misleading. Still, better for the State than Quinn.
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WC. Got that right.
eaglebeaky - Illinois quarantine for people who touched Ebola patients - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Oh, I see. Point well taken, AYHSMB. Thank you for the clarification. (I guess I'm just hoping that nobody starts throwing that kind of negative stuff around in relation to the Ebola issue. That's probably just wishful thinking on my part... but I'd like to hope that some sense of civility and humanity will win out -- at least while the doctors and nurses lives are at risk.) It's…
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sorry for the late reply, eagle. Just seems as of late we can't do anything sensible without someone being accused of racism.

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U.S. Rep. Sam Graves reportedly is expected to be named the next chairman of the committee tasked with overseeing the country's highway system.

Graves, R-Mo., is in line to take over the Highways and Transit Subcommittee at the beginning of 2015, sources told the Daily Beast, although a spokesman for Graves told the news source that they were "not aware" of any commitment related to the post.

Graves would replace Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.), who previously announced that he would step down after his current term. The chairman of the highways subcommittee is responsible for overseeing efforts to funnel billions of dollars into transportation projects.

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