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qfingers - Back pay, OT pushes Illinois government’s ‘$100,000 club’ to 7,800 members - Quinc
Of more interest to me are the 10 VA nurses making over $100,000 Wow....according to this the best-paid 10% made over $94,000 http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/registe... So how many VA nurses are there in total in the county?
qfingers - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why should ANY profession have a minimum anymore? Minimum wage, historically, was targeted at single-bread-winner families. Now that both spouses work in most cases the need for minimum wage is lessened due to that fact. You also don't need to pay teenagers a "living" wage.
Lincoln1858 - Schoenakase on WTAD\'s Mary Griffith Show - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I guess that it only makes sense that, in the great state of Illinois, where 4 of our last 7 governors have spent time (or are currently) in jail, that a CONVICTED felon could run for public office!
Quijote57 - Fast food workers vow civil disobedience - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I can see police officers or medical workers or other necessary workers getting $15/hr minimum, but fast-food workers? All they do is work to provide a luxury. Most of them could and/or should go get some vocational training in order to get a job that pays better, such as Cindy Enriquez mentioned in the article. If she really wants to be a police officer, then I am sure there are scholarships or loans…
qfingers - Quincy Police Blotter for July 28, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Ordinance violation so one of these and probably not the circus violation. So a bad check for example... 31.107 Cheating --- It shall be unlawful to obtain possession of any goods, property or thing of value by any false pretenses or by cheating or by fraud of any kind. 16.407 Cheating --- It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to cheat, short change, or otherwise defraud any person…

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Team Quincy: The ad an IL Gov candidate should make

6 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Tim Donnelly is a Republican Assembleyman (like a State Rep) in California who is running for Governor. I can't stop laughing at the video he just put out. At the same time, I find it rather endearing.…

Team Quincy: It's Dick, not duck

8 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Our esteemed senior Senator had a bit of a mishap while talking on the Senate floor about Sunday's storm damage. Great ringtone, Dick.

Team Quincy: The Apple Core Myth

8 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Apparently, the Apple Core is a myth, according to The Atlantic's James Hamblin. The suggestion is to eat the apple vertically, from the bottom. The core become non-existent, or didn't exist in the first…

Team Quincy: Cardinals hate spreads to search engines

9 months ago by Bryan Nichols

It appears that Cardinals hate has spread to the Bing search engine. Actually, it looks like somebody edited their Wikipedia page and Bing just grabbed it from them. Nothing like slurs and epithets to…

Team Quincy: Schock not real concerned about the conservative label anymore

9 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Remember when Congressman Aaron Schock was so upset with Bruce Rauner (or whoever it was) for running those radio ads saying he wasn't conservative enough? Apparently those days are over. Here's what…

Team Quincy: Obamacare: Not Quite Ready for Primetime

9 months, 3 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols

Yep, it already runs like a government program.

Team Quincy: Racists Strike Again in NEMO

11 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Missourians (and the nation) were recently reminded that racism is alive and well in the Show-Me State. Atlanta, MO (north of Macon) native Tuffy the Clown decided that he would don a President Barack…

Team Quincy: If you don't waste government cheese, you get more of it

1 year ago by Bryan Nichols

The state of Illinois sent out this gem today: SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Secretary Michelle R.B. Saddler today announced that the state was awarded a $4.1 million…

Team Quincy: Are we really considering all options at Westview?

1 year ago by Bryan Nichols

Perhaps this should be taken up at the next Quincy Park Board Golf Committee meeting (July 25th by the way)... From Crains Chicago Business: With costs rising and interest waning, the golf business is…

Team Quincy: Nanny Bloomberg endorses Bill Daley

1 year ago by Bryan Nichols

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, America's Nanny and foe of the large soda, has endorsed Democrat Bill Daley in the the Illinois Governor's race. Bloomberg, who recently dumped millions of dollars…

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