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OneMansPoison - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I would hazard that the teachers and unions have a different reason than the parents.
CordellWalker - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What in the he## does that matter? A killer is on the loose. Don't know about you, but I'd rather see a murderer in custody than see a 12-year old sneaking out at night...
pjohnf - Parents want ability to opt kids out of state tests - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I don't care if the unions and democrats support the measure or not, parents should have a say as to whether their children take the tests. They're their children not the state's.
pjohnf - Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped her server clean - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why isn't this woman in prison? She abetted in the deaths of 4 American's in Benghazi, she's been involved in more scandals than Slick Willie such as her cattle futures boondoggle, the WH Travel office charade, Whitewater land scandal, sniper fire landing lie in Bosnia, e-mail scandal, billing records scandal from Rose law firm and confidential FBI files taken to Clinton WH. And those…
qfingers - Durbin endorses Schumer - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And here I was hoping for somebody better than Reid....not much to choose from I guess.

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