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db1998 - Shooting near 8th and York - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Let's just hope that certain people aren't involved. Like the mother of a little boy that was murdered last spring. Her name was all over the scanner this morning. That would be a sad little circle if she was somehow involved in this. She has a black car, and lives right where the car was stopped. hopefully we have come a little farther in life than that. Please.
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.

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Schock introduces legislation to help medical students

Schock introduces legislation to help medical students

2 years, 4 months ago by Jim Dewey

Bill aims to create more residency slots at teaching hospitals

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has introduced legislation aimed at helping more med students become doctors.

Schock announced his sponsorship of the bill on what is known as match day by students studying to become doctors.

That's the day the med school students find out where they will be going for their residency training.

Schock said what is an exciting day for most medical students - is an enormously disappointing day for others because of the growing shortage of slots at teaching hospitals across the U S.

“Currently the estimation is that there are tens of thousands of shortages of GME slots. Part of this is because of the number of teaching slots, training slots has not been increased since 1997.”

That - coupled with increased demand in healthcare - led Schock to introduce his bill that will create 15 thousand more slots for medical residents.

Schock says the bill will help bring more doctors to rural hospitals by helping more students become primary care physicians...

“It focuses half of that 15,000 on primary care physicians, so in other words, people who go to medical school for the purposes of primary care.”

Schock introduced similar legislation last year but it saw no action during an election year.


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