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QPD Blotter for August 21, 2017

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Tomeka Reinberg, 30, Quincy for uninsured vehicle.  Tyson L Jackson, 24, Quincy for speeding and uninsured…

Divorces & Lawsuits

Divorces and Lawsuits August 7 through August 11, 2016

Adams County Clerk


Real Estate Transfers

Real Estate Transfers July 31 thru August 11, 2017

Adams County Clerk

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In Your Backyard

Re-discovering History

Re-discovering History

Mike Moyers

Out of a box in the closet comes one of the most unique events in the history of Illinois basketball.

The White Pages: Never Mind, Normal

The White Pages:   Never Mind, Normal

Bobbe White

 A woman walks into a bar… I’m writing this post in a wine bar. I’m talking about what it’s like to…

Was It Realy a Best Buy?

Mike Moyers

When did you stop shopping there?

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Pike County, Missouri man dies in Friday night shooting.

Pike County, Missouri man dies in Friday night shooting.

by Jim Dewey

The Pike County Sheriff's Department was called out to investigate a domestic argument at 10:13 Friday…

Bowling Green man arrested for shooting at crop duster

Bowling Green man arrested for shooting at crop duster

by Jim Dewey

The Pike County, Missouri Sheriff's office reports the arrest of 27 year old Don Weaver, Jr. of Bus Hwy…

Ameren Transmission suit against NE MO counties on hold

Ameren Transmission suit against NE MO counties on hold

by Scott Hardy

Both sides working to resolve case

77 year old Quincy man arrested for Sexual Assault

77 year old Quincy man arrested for Sexual Assault

by Scott Hardy

Donald Miller accused of assaulting two juveniles earlier this month

Knox County OK's revised route for Mark Twain Transmission Project

Knox County OK's revised route for Mark Twain Transmission Project

by Scott Hardy

Third NE Missouri county this week to grant Assent Order

Quincy man accused of sexual contact with a dog

Quincy man accused of sexual contact with a dog

by Scott Hardy

Robert Walker Jr. charged in case, after social media claims

IllinoisNewsNetwork

Poverty striking rural Illinois at a faster rate than cities

Poverty might be more commonly associated with inner cities, but data shows poverty in rural Illinois is increasing at a faster rate than in urban areas.

Road deaths up in Illinois, down across U.S.

Illinois is bucking a national trend by logging an increase in traffic fatalities.

Petersburg brewery gets tapped for state bicentennial beer

A small town brewery hit the big time at the Illinois State Fair, winning the Craft Beer Competition and being named to produce the official Illinois bicentennial beer.

FoxNews

Navy ship in collision named for McCain's dad, grandfather

The U.S. warship involved in the collision off Singapore before dawn Monday has a name many Americans recognize — but not for its father-and-son namesakes.

Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address

President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost.

MORNING BRIEF: Solar eclipse; Trump to address nation

Americans are gearing up for the country’s first total solar eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast in 99 year.

IllinoisPolicy

Moody’s warns delay of state funding for Illinois schools a ‘credit negative’

School funding is locked up due to the current fight in Springfield over the state’s new education funding formula and the bailout of Chicago Public Schools it contains.

Government consolidation gains momentum, but there’s more to be done

Illinois is taking small steps toward consolidating some of its duplicitous local governments, but bold reforms are needed to start addressing the state’s nearly 7,000 taxing bodies, the most in the nation.

Cook County officials claim resolution of food stamp soda tax problems

Retailers will now have to either program cash registers not to tax purchases made with food stamps, or implement a “manual override.”

Former Illinois lawmakers powered by energy interests

No Americans trust their state government less than Illinoisans.

MissouriTimes

Rep. Miller withdraws from floor leader’s race

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – At the House Republican’s summer caucus Saturday, Rep. Rocky Miller withdrew from the House floor leader’s race. He released the following statement to The Missouri Times: “After careful consideration, I...

The post Rep. Miller withdraws from floor leader’s race appeared first on The Missouri Times.


Can Missouri Republicans prevent recent Democratic resurgence?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a tight race in the special election in the 50th district, which to some signaled a rising Democratic Party, Missouri Republicans began strategizing for 2018 elections. While Robert Knodell,...

The post Can Missouri Republicans prevent recent Democratic resurgence? appeared first on The Missouri Times.


Unions look to force statewide vote with 310,000 signatures seeking to block right-to-work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It seems that, pending a review of petitions by Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Missouri labor unions’ efforts in the fight to push back right-to-work laws from taking effect in...

The post Unions look to force statewide vote with 310,000 signatures seeking to block right-to-work appeared first on The Missouri Times.


Parson, Greitens call on Senate to expel Chappelle-Nadal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Calls for the resignation of Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-St. Louis, continue to grow throughout the state following her comment regarding the assassination of President Donald Trump, but members of Missouri’s...

The post Parson, Greitens call on Senate to expel Chappelle-Nadal appeared first on The Missouri Times.