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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…
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Minimum wage it for minimum employees. A person should be able to work for any wage they want too without government interference.
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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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Locally-grown Herb Fest to take place again this year

4 months, 2 weeks ago by Bryan Nichols

Event will include produce, herbs, gardening tips and info on sustainable living

The 2nd annual Locally-Grown Herb Fest is happening June 20th & 21st at Four Winds Farm, 3729 N. 36th Street in Quincy, IL. This family event is sponsored by the Muddy River Herb Guild; with support from the Tri-State Local Food Network and the U of I Extension Master Gardeners. The festival will include locally-grown and locally-made produce; herbs, herb-related products and more!  Activities include: music, food by Maine Course restaurant’s food cart, vendor booths, educational demonstrations, gardening tips, “ask a Master Gardener” your gardening problem, guided tours of the Four Winds Farm theme gardens; plus time to relax and enjoy the scenery. The festival offers a time to learn more about herbs, gardening and sustainable living.

Admission is free: donations will be gratefully accepted. Meals, snacks, beverages and will be sold. Grab your lawn chair and please carpool. Parking is limited.

Festival Events Include:

Friday, 5 - 9pm: Social evening with light musical entertainment & vendor booths

  • Great local musicians
  • Vendors and exhibitors
  • Tours of the theme gardens
  • Children’s activities in the butterfly, sensory fairy garden areas
  • Family-friendly supper, snacks and wind by the Maine Course Restaurant’s food cart.

Saturday, 9am-4pm: Locally Grown-Locally Good, Educational Herb Festival

  • Vendors and exhibitors thru the day.
  • Inter-active tours & tips including:
    • Herb information: culinary,  medicinal and wild edible
    • IHA certified “Herb of the Year” garden
    • Children's sensory gardens
    • Herbal theme gardens
    • Sustainable-living features: composting, mulch and watering demos and explanation, wind turbine, organic gardening techniques and more.
    • Whimsical education center and the “hidden critters” mural
  • Presenter demonstrations at appointed times through the day
  • Children’s activities in the butterfly, sensory fairy garden areas
  • Family-friendly meals the whole time from the Maine Course Restaurant’s food cart.

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