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  • Labor contracts remain unsettled for Quincy police, firefighter unions

    Labor contracts remain unsettled for Quincy police, firefighter unions

    Thursday, January 29 2015 8:58 AM EST2015-01-29 13:58:54 GMT
    Labor agreements between the city of Quincy and bargaining units representing firefighters and police officers and sergeants have yet to be reached, and it appears at least one could be decided by arbitration. Police officers and firefighters have been operating without a contract since the previous three-year deals expired April 30. 
    Labor agreements between the city of Quincy and bargaining units representing firefighters and police officers and sergeants have yet to be reached, and it appears at least one could be decided by arbitration. Police officers and firefighters have been operating without a contract since the previous three-year deals expired April 30. 
  • Unemployment rates falling, but agency head from Quincy wants more

    Unemployment rates falling, but agency head from Quincy wants more

    Thursday, January 29 2015 9:30 PM EST2015-01-30 02:30:00 GMT
    Jeff Mays, the new director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, wants to see his agency do more to connect employers and job seekers. Mays, a Quincy native, said Adams County's 4.4 percent unemployment rate was the fourth lowest in Illinois during December. He knows from experience that rate can go even lower.
    Jeff Mays, the new director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, wants to see his agency do more to connect employers and job seekers. Mays, a Quincy native, said Adams County's 4.4 percent unemployment rate was the fourth lowest in Illinois during December. He knows from experience that rate can go even lower.

  • Six injured in rollover accident Thursday morning east of Camp Point

    Six injured in rollover accident Thursday morning east of Camp Point

    Thursday, January 29 2015 7:45 PM EST2015-01-30 00:45:09 GMT
    Six people were injured Thursday morning when a van ran off the south side of U.S. 24 and overturned about three miles east of Camp Point. All six occupants - two adults and four children ranging in age from 4 months to 5 years - were taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital's emergency room for treatment.
    Six people were injured Thursday morning when a van ran off the south side of U.S. 24 and overturned about three miles east of Camp Point. All six occupants - two adults and four children ranging in age from 4 months to 5 years - were taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital's emergency room for treatment.
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