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whhm - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I agree that he should not be treated any differently, but that is the reason given for the trial delay. And you're exactly right about bond being based on the crime, which means that contrary to pimpdaddystyle's opinion, a murder charge does not justify a reduced or recognizance bond. His attorneys say in the aforementioned article that they have not even bothered to ask for a reduction…
qfingers - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Why should he get treated any differently than anybody else? Bond is mostly based on the crime you commit and flight risk...not your ability to pay. People frequently spend a night or weekend in jail because they can't make bond on minor offenses (like a traffic ticket warrant).
CoolEdge - Council tables insurance vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I don't understand why the mayor wanting his vote on record is a bad thing. Transparency is the new thing for politics, right? Some might want to be slippery and two faced, but statesmanship more than political deception seems like a good thing. Accountability, not plausible deniability, is what voters should expect, as I see it.
quincyhydro - Quincy School Superintendent\'s committee to begin construction manager interviews - Quincy, IL News
This is basically the school board telling Maas, Waterkoette, Schlipmann, and Bleigh Construction that they're a bunch of idiots that can't biuld a damn thing. Schlipmann just build a beautiful dorm for QU, Maas built almost the entire JWCC campus and 1st Bankers Trust building. Waterkoette and Bleigh are more than qualified. I really can't think of a bigger insult to our local…
whhm - Lovelace back in court Monday - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
According to another news source, he has no money, period. A lower bond would do no good because he won't be able to make that. The trial delays are essentially because of lack of funds to pay his attorneys to mount his defense.

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11 months, 1 week ago by Bryan Nichols

Event will take place on Feb. 22 at the Hannibal Marina

The fourth annual Polar Plunge is still planned for Feb. 22 at the Hannibal marina.

Special Olympics regional coordinator Tim Schuster said the Polar Plunge scheduled last weekend in Kirksville had to be rescheduled for March due to bad weather.  It was the first time a Polar Plunge was postponed in Missouri.

Schuster said the weather forecast for Hannibal’s plunge is good, it’s supposed to be in the 50s by then.

Participants will plunge in the mighty Mississippi starting at 2 p.m. Registration begins at noon.  Hannibal’s is the only Polar Plunge in Missouri to take place in the Mississippi River.  The event is hosted by Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department.

Each plunger must donate $75 to Special Olympics for the privilege of plunging. Each participant will receive a sweatshirt. Gender-specific warming tents are available for plungers.

Online registration is available at www.somo.org/plunge.

Marion County Services for Developmentally Disabled coordinates the Special Olympics teams in Hannibal. More than 15,000 athletes participate in 21 Olympic-type sports throughout the state.


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