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WmMunny - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Perhaps not being supervised by his parents or guardians. Sad deal, no disputing that. Prayers for the young boy and his family.
Bob6140 - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the partisan posters will brush up on their comprehension skills, it is a democrat that is sponsoring this bill. Unions support it. If you believe parents should have a say, you agree with the democrats and the teachers' union. Your rants make no sense at all.
CoolEdge - US Considers Letting Iran Have an Underground Nuclear Bunker - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
But with Obama's legacy deal, he is actually protecting Iran as they develop their bomb. So Israel would have trouble getting the necessary right of ways and perhaps the right bunker busters. They'd have to look to France or the Saudis for support, as Obama threatens Israel and kisses Iran. We had sanctions that were working and Obama lifted many of those and gave Iran money we had on…
migraine_in_qcy - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And all the students in your classrooms are aware of that option, and are told that it will not be held against them if they opt out? All my kids have gotten about the various testing over the years is that they need to get breakfast before-hand, and how important the tests are. I don't believe I've ever seen anything telling them they could opt-out.
migraine_in_qcy - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Please explain what you mean by "PARCC has shut down our computers". I was under the impression that all the PARCC testing was online, in which case computers are of course required.

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The House Judiciary Committee will have public hearings Feb. 19 at the state Capitol and Feb. 22 in Chicago; State Rep. Jil Tracy is a member of the committee

WTAD-AM (AP) Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is seeking public input on concealed carry of firearms and gun safety at two hearings later this month.

The Chicago Democrat announced Thursday that the Judiciary Committee will have public hearings Feb. 19 at the state Capitol and Feb. 22 in Chicago.

Madigan says the hearings will allow gun-rights advocates, gun-control supporters and police to "offer their views and argue their cases" on the issues.

A federal court rejected the state's concealed-carry ban in December and demanded the Illinois Legislature adopt some form of firearms possession.

Madigan says hearings are important after the court decision and the December school massacre in Connecticut.

Concealed-carry legislation that narrowly failed in 2011 has been re-introduced in the Illinois House.

The Springfield hearing is scheduled for noon Feb. 19 in Room 114 of the Capitol. The Chicago hearing is 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. in the sixth floor committee room of the Michael A. Bilandic Building.

Available seating for the hearings will be limited, and those who wish to attend will be required to show official state identification and pass through strict security.


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