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Snarky_2 - Emanuel pushes for decriminalizing marijuana statewide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
there are as many reasons to avoid this as to pass this suggestion from Rahm. The problem is the other drugs that are so much worse. Let the police focus on the dealers and growers and prosecute them for Tax Evasion as they did Al Capone....
UJacks1 - Emanuel pushes for decriminalizing marijuana statewide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Rahm, to quote you, "It doesn't make sense" to have a no gun zone in Chicago yet you have guns all over the place. Why not mind your business in Chicago and fix the illegal gun problem? Doesn't Illinois have empty prisons? So, reduce overcrowding by moving prisoners into them. The state apparently has millions to spend on overtime within the prison system, instead of overtime, spend the money…
UJacks1 - Some neighbors not happy with Madonna House - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The city can solve this with "spot zoning" -- hey, they do it all over town!!
qfingers - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The guy in that video wasn't quite in the right...he should have answered the simple question "is this your current address" since it is a perfectly valid question in determining your compliance with registration laws. He didn't need to jump to the "am I being detained" until after his docs were checked which would've prevented the response he got. 625 ILCS 5/18b-103.1) (from Ch. 95…
qfingers - Some neighbors not happy with Madonna House - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And the property next door at 401 S 12th was just transferred to Madonna House (it's on the most recent property transfer list). So now they'll have two buildings. That's not likely to make things better unless they keep it strictly residential and for the support of the residents. I have donated (and been) to Madonna House too and I must agree that operating an open food pantry there…

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1 year, 5 months ago by Bob Gough

Locations include Quincy, Macomb, Colchester, and Bushnell, Illinois and Palmyra, Missouri

United Community Bank, with headquarters in Chatham, Illinois, recently entered into an agreement to acquire 7 banking offices from Heartland Bank and Trust of Bloomington, Illinois.

Office locations include Quincy, Macomb, Colchester, and Bushnell, Illinois and Palmyra, Missouri.

United Community Bank will acquire approximately $188 million in deposits and $84 million in loans. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to be completed in October 2013.

“UCB is excited to further expand its presence in the Western Illinois market,” said United Community Bank Chairman Robert Narmont, “We will continue to provide our customers with exceptional service and the latest in traditional and online products. Our lending focus includes home equity and residential mortgages, as well as agricultural and small business term and operating loans.”

“We believe UCB is the perfect choice for these branches because they are also a strong, well-managed community bank, serving markets much like ours,” stated Fred Drake, Heartland Bank Chairman and CEO. “We will work closely with the UCB team to assist them in making this a smooth transition.”

Upon completion United Community Bancorp, Inc. will have an asset size of $1.5 billion and 31 locations including the Illinois communities of Springfield, Chatham, Auburn, Augusta, Bunker Hill, Carlinville, Carthage, Divernon, Gillespie, Golden, Greenfield, Hamilton, Loami, Mt. Sterling, Pawnee, Pittsfield, Roodhouse and Winchester.


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