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1950Brutus - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I root for the Cleve Browns even though they have zero chance of winning the super bowl. Chance of winning doesn't come into play on this obsession - doesn't come into play when I vote either. I vote for what I want - I do not "settle"..
Givemeliberty - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The goal this year is not to win its to get 5% of the vote so ballot access is not an issue in four years. Right up until about a month and a half ago the Libertarians were doing little if any campaigning. They were fighting court battles the GOP brought against them. And it was the same with the Green and Constitution partys to get on the ballot. Its hard to fund raise when you can't campaign…
Stupid_Dems - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Minimum wage it for minimum employees. A person should be able to work for any wage they want too without government interference.
Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count

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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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