Federal, state and local laws and ordinances restrict -- and often prohibit -- the use of fireworks. Despite these limitations, hospitals treat thousands of firework-related injuries every year.
I have heard that there are plans to put another strip mall in the empty lot on 14th and Broadway that Blessing owns. I think that Quincy has enough strip malls already.
Over the last several years, legislators, municipalities, industry, motorists and consumers have expressed concern over Illinois' deteriorating transportation system.
To The Herald-Whig: A whirlwind end to a historic legislative session has resulted in two important pieces of good news for Illinois trucking companies: a new capital bill to fix our infrastructure, and the end of a misguided truck fee.
To The Herald-Whig: What is wrong with this scenario?
Jayme Closs, the 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were brutally murdered, who was kidnapped and kept for 88 days before she could escape, has one thing for which she can be thankful: She wasn't impregnated during her ordeal.
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