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pjohnf - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
CC1 had valid points but I feel that the jail is needed and maybe the price tag can be reduced. A quarter of cent isn't much until you add it up but the need for a new jail outweighs the cost. Yes many taxes once instituted never seem to go away but we will have chance to get rid of politicians who renege on their promise to stop the tax once the jail is paid for. It's different than state…
RandyR1958 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm praying for the family and the detectives on this case. Our town has been a safe place to raise our children without a big police presence, so far. All parents should take the time to have a talk with their children about this. This cannot become a normal in our town!
pjohnf - Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
After years and years of wasteful and out of control spending the proverbial chickens have come home to roost. The state with their unfunded mandates, giveaways to government employees just cannot be sustained any longer. Cities are not without blame but the state has caused much of the trouble and they must to bite the bullet and rein in spending and institute pension reform and cut the size of government.
11thoughtdeep - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
ok what was a 12 yr old doing out at 1 am in the morning???? I heard he was caught breaking in to a house and ate a shotgun blast....Rumors from the hood
migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Congratulations, you are the first person to bring race into this. Nice job. Up until I read your comment, it hadn't occurred to me to even think about what color this kid was, just that a kid is dead and shouldn't be. By the way, there are black people living in affluent neighborhoods right along with white, asian, hispanic...

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Quincy University greek life hosts 5K color run & fun walk

1 year ago from QU

Proceeds will go to the Friends of Shannon Peters Fund

On April 5th, 2014 the Quincy University Greek organizations Delta Tau Delta, Alpha Omicron Pi, and Phi Sigma Sigma will host the 2nd annual 5K Color Run and one mile Color Fun Walk in honor of Shannon Peters. Shannon, a QU student and member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, was severely injured after being struck by a car while crossing Chestnut Street on January 7th, 2013. All of the proceeds will go to the Friends of Shannon Peters Fund. Donations are welcomed and appreciated.

 Early registration, which began February 24th, is $20 for Quincy University students and $25 for members of the public. Regular registration, which begins March 17th, is $25 for students and $30 for the public until the day of the race. Registration on the day of the event begins at 11:00 am and is $35 for all. The runners and walkers registered by March 17th will be guaranteed a t-shirt. All participants will receive snacks, beverages, and an entry into the post-race raffle.

 
Check-in, late registrants, and the beginning of the race will take place in Parking Lot B of the QU campus on 18th Street. The race will start at 12:00pm and the one mile fun walk will begin at 12:15pm. For more information please contact Ashley Reese at strides4shannon@gmail.com

 


 


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