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  • Schock: Bill passed by Congress empowers those with disabilities

    Schock: Bill passed by Congress empowers those with disabilities

    Thursday, December 18 2014 6:28 PM EST2014-12-18 23:28:30 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock said a “no brainer” bill that will give people with disabilities new freedom to set aside savings has won passage in Congress. “Unfortunately right now our society penalizes folks who are living with a disability from creating a nest egg and providing for themselves and doing what all of us think is the responsible thing of saving for a rainy day,” Schock said.
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock said a “no brainer” bill that will give people with disabilities new freedom to set aside savings has won passage in Congress. “Unfortunately right now our society penalizes folks who are living with a disability from creating a nest egg and providing for themselves and doing what all of us think is the responsible thing of saving for a rainy day,” Schock said.
  • Avenue of Lights group talks operations with potential organizations to take over display

    Avenue of Lights group talks operations with potential organizations to take over display

    Saturday, December 20 2014 11:37 PM EST2014-12-21 04:37:51 GMT
    About two dozen representatives of area service organizations and the Quincy Park District met with board members of the nonprofit Avenue of Lights Inc. during an open house Saturday morning at the Wavering Aquatic Center to help find a new group to take over the 16-year-old display.
    About two dozen representatives of area service organizations and the Quincy Park District met with board members of the nonprofit Avenue of Lights Inc. during an open house Saturday morning at the Wavering Aquatic Center to help find a new group to take over the 16-year-old display.
  • Bridge lighting to start in spring after IDOT approves manufacturer of bracket

    Bridge lighting to start in spring after IDOT approves manufacturer of bracket

    Saturday, December 20 2014 1:59 AM EST2014-12-20 06:59:47 GMT
    Installation of LED lights that will illuminate the Bayview Bridge from dusk to dawn will start next spring after a dispute over a part required for the construction was resolved.
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