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TheyRclueless - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Migraine....do you take all the deductions on your income tax returns that you "qualify" for? Im guessing yes, yet you are critical of others for doing the same thing. I don't disagree that maybe something is wrong with the guidelines but it is what it is and that's NOT the school system's fault. And Huggie....how do you know that no one checks what someone puts down? Im guessing…
qcstylee - New Illinois law bans employers from conducting background checks on interviewees - Quincy, IL News
People do change. If you're going to judge someone based on something they did 8 or 10 years, when they have to check the"yes" box to the question of, "Have you EVER been convicted of a felony?" Then I'm glad they're making this a law. I've been denied employment AND publicly humiliated when a potential employer looked through my application several years ago, and in front of everybody…
MrAverageGuy - Second break-in suspect identified - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
How stupid can a guy be. He just gets out of jail, and then pulls a dumb move like that. Looks like he's gonna be in and out of jail the rest of his life.
hug_a_bear - Quincy School Board votes to raise lunch prices - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Migraine it's not just morally wrong its embarrassing. I know moms that lie about their income. They stand in line at the sign up table and giggle about it. Then they skip out to there brand new SUV like its no big deal. No one checks to see if what you wrote down is correct. No pay stubs, W-2s or income tax return needed. I don't have a new car and my kids may not be in dance, but at least…
1950Brutus - Strawman: Obama\'s Right--It\'s Time to Fix the Immigration System........ - Quincy, IL News - Quinc
The system needs "fixing", in large part, because our government is not enforcing the laws on the books now. Reform will only help if the powers that be like the new law - which isn't likely since the new laws will probably be tougher than the current ones - the pendulum is swinging back the other direction. "Let everybody in" sounds good on paper but in the real world it won't work. The…

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Citizens Fire Academy begins in March

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QFD running the academy for the second straight year

Quincy Fire Department is hosting the 2nd Citizens Fire Academy starting March 18th.

The classes will run from March 18th through May 20, 2014.   The classes will be held each Tuesday evening from 6-9pm. The graduation will be on May 20th with a meal and each participant being recognized and given a chance to speak. Our first academy consisted of firefighters family members and Fire Department Rehab team members, and was very successful.  This academy is now open to the public.  

We will take 15 participants who want to experience hands on firefighting skills.  We will also accept  a small number of others who would like to observe but not participate in the hands on portion of the classes.

The classes will be held at the Quincy Regional Training Facility at 1900 Seminary Road. People who are interested can call 217-228-4459 to register.  There is no fee to participate.  

More class information will be available on the city website within the next couple of weeks.  


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