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  • Klein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality Day

    Klein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality Day

    Monday, August 31 2015 11:22 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:22:57 GMT
    Mary Ann Klein knows that civic participation moves communities forward. Klein, president of the League of Women Voters of Adams County, joined the organization more than two decades ago to help further the work it was doing in the area. That spirit led Klein to be named the 2015 recipient of the Evelyn Sacadat Award for Community Leadership, an honor the League has bestowed on three others.
    Mary Ann Klein knows that civic participation moves communities forward. Klein, president of the League of Women Voters of Adams County, joined the organization more than two decades ago to help further the work it was doing in the area. That spirit led Klein to be named the 2015 recipient of the Evelyn Sacadat Award for Community Leadership, an honor the League has bestowed on three others.
  • QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:44:24 GMT
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
  • Finance Committee to explore how to hire additional police officers in reaction to rise in violent crime

    Finance Committee to explore how to hire additional police officers in reaction to rise in violent crime

    Monday, August 31 2015 11:32 PM EDT2015-09-01 03:32:59 GMT
    Copley told councilmen that he has presented revenue options to the current and previous administrations to generate revenue to help pay for additional officers, including increasing liquor license fees and creating impound fees for certain crimes. "Am I saying that I think we could and should use (reserves) to jump start this and get the officers hired?" Copley said. "Yes, I am."
    Copley told councilmen that he has presented revenue options to the current and previous administrations to generate revenue to help pay for additional officers, including increasing liquor license fees and creating impound fees for certain crimes. "Am I saying that I think we could and should use (reserves) to jump start this and get the officers hired?" Copley said. "Yes, I am."
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