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qcity05 - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
8 million dollars in over run cost is built into the 89 million. That was discussed at the meeting too. So, really it's 81 million. If it's under, it's under, but it won't go over. I disagree that the new schools won't last as long. Architects are committed to building quality structures, not like Ellington and Monroe which were designed to be temporary, both of which are almost…
Hinkdad - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
By your own logic, would a positive effect on the teachers not have a positive effect on the students? It's all cause and effect and Newton's 3rd law. I could quote and reference many sources which could then be rebutted by your own, I'll leave the Googling up to you, I have better ways to spend my time. Something we all seem to agree on is that there is an issue and the current structure…
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Perhaps UKWP is trying to equate military service with "on the teat" teaching jobs. Of course there are many big differences, especially for military that are deployed, which is part of the job. There are indeed many public school teachers that see their unionized, teaching monopoly, "part time" job as a public service that demands the same respect as our military. Not many retire with PTSD, or…
db1998 - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
how do i get a sign for my yard?
qfingers - REBEL MEDIA: So I have a sign in my yard - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And you're making the opposite mistake....saying that each thing, when added together, becomes a total justification. That's not how you justify expenditures. You have to make the case for EACH item in it's own right. And you do that compared to what it would cost to fix it in place...assuming you do have to fix it...which apparently we don't...because it hasn't been done.…

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Small business Saturday is tomorrow

1 year, 11 months ago by Denise Donley

Downtown businesses have deals for shopping

Buying online is easy, but it drains the local economy of buying power.

The purpose of small business Saturday is to pursuade local residents that money earned in this community should be spent in this community whenever possible.

Economists agree that every dollar spent at a locally owned business turns over seven times in the local economy.

Spending your dollars in your hometown helps everyone prosper.

Jerry-Lynn Malone owns and operates premiere diva at 725 Hampshire in the Historic Quincy Business District.

Malone wants every Quincyian to visit downtown Saturday and rediscover local shops.

“I not only encourage you, but we need you downtown. The small business and operators, we rely on you and making purchases. I hope to see your smiling faces on Saturday along with several of the other folks. Come in and introduce yourself, see what we have new, see if
there’s we can help you with on your holiday gift giving list,” said Malone. “This money will stay local. We put it right back in the community. We really do care about you, and we appreciate your business. Uptown, downtown or right down here is the great place to be
on Saturday. Don’t spend all your money on Black Friday- Small Business Saturday is really where it’s at.”

Other local merchants will also have special pricing on Small Business Saturday.


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