Downs (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Downs (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
population: 755
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ostracised and Isolated: Muslim Prisoners in the U.S.

Active Citizens , Civil Society , Crime & Justice , Headlines , Human Rights , North America , ReligionThis is the second installment of a two-part series examining the use of ‘lawfare’ on Muslim citizens accused of terror-related activity.Tarek Mehanna ... [Published Inter Press Service - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Editorial: Cheers & Jeers

Cheers... to all parties involved with long-overdue work at the Market Street railroad overpass in Bloomington.Market Street is the traditional entry into the city, although its overall condition has deteriorated in the last 20 years.  The overpass — with ... [Published Pantagraph.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

NECA Welcomes 19 New Members - Week of April 13, 2014

Apr 13, 2014Aaron-Carter Electric , Houston, Texas, South Texas Chapter, Accredited representative: Aaron L. McAlexander. Power Line Solutions , San Leon, Texas, South Texas Chapter, Accredited representative: Mark Vossler. Rosendin Electric , Corpus ... [Published National Electrical Contractors Association - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mary Ann Downs Schipf

MISSOULA – Mary Ann Schipf, 88, of Missoula passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. She had fought valiantly against ovarian cancer for more than one year and now rests peacefully with her Lord. Mary Ann was born in Council ... [Published Missoulian - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Plans for a £2m bridge on the Bristol Downs halted due to...

Comments (0)PLANS for a £2million stone bridge in Clifton have been put on hold – because funding is needed to carry out surveys on wildlife and trees. Members of the Downs Committee will be asked on Monday if they can contribute to the ecological and ... [Published Bristol Post - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands learn, discover, explore

NORMAL — When she grows up, Abby Naden wants to be an engineer.Abby, 11, was teaching other kids about the importance of reading food labels and knowing what is in their food during a Family Science Day held Saturday at Redbird Arena.“I just find it fascinating. ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Branding the farm

CONGERVILLE — Congerville farmer Henry Brockman admits he doesn't understand Facebook.“I've never seen Facebook with my own eyes,” said Brockman, whose business is called Henry's Farm.Yet the Henry's Farm Facebook page is updated frequently by his sister, ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Urge Venues to Drop The Great Bull Run

Despite receiving information from PETA about the cruelty inherent in The Great Bull Run, several venues refuse to consider humane alternatives to their planned events, in which live bulls will be forced to participate in a bull run inspired by Pamplona's ... [Published PETA - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Digest

Downs Fire Department gets car-seat grantDOWNS — Downs Fire Department has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to help increase the use of booster seats in Downs and the surrounding area. The grant is one of 51 grants ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Inside the Kafkaesque World of the US’s 'Little Guantánamos'

Illustrations by Love GerardWe sat together on her couch, her small, eight-year-old hands clutching a photo of her father, Yassin Aref.  “My daddy only held me twice before I was five,” Dilnia told me. For the first five years of her life, she only knew ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Quotes on primary voting in Illinois

Quotes from voters and candidates as Illinoisans head to the polls for Tuesday's primary election. Vying for the GOP governor nomination are state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner and state Treasurer Dan Rutherford. Gov. Pat ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 2 reports

Teen voters among those at the Illinois polls

March 18, 2014(AP) — Some voters heading to the polls are doing so for the first time.Eighteen-year-old Dillon Broadrick cast a ballot Tuesday. He's from the village of Downs in McLean County and works as a school aide.He says he voted for Republican ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Mar 18 2014]

Quotes

"Once they have been carried out, a planning application is hoped to be submitted."
...The crews compete over a 4.2 mile stretch of the River Thames as it sweeps through West London from Putney to Mortlake. The north station ( "Middlesex') has the advantage of the first and last bends, and the south (" Surrey') station the longer middle bend
“It’s like Niemöller said,” interjected Downs. He leaned back in his chair, reciting from memory: “ "First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.”"
"I hope the next governor doesn't end up in prison." — farmer Ed Kline, 61, of LeRoy, who voted for Quinn

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Ostracised and Isolated: Muslim Prisoners in th... [Published Inter Press Service - 1 hour ago]
Editorial: Cheers & Jeers [Published Pantagraph.com - 4 hours ago]
NECA Welcomes 19 New Members - Week of April 13... [Published National Electrical Contractors Association - Apr 13 2014]
Mary Ann Downs Schipf [Published Missoulian - Apr 13 2014]
Plans for a £2m bridge on the Bristol Downs hal... [Published Bristol Post - Apr 10 2014]
Britain 2014 Anniversaries & Events [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Apr 07 2014]
Multi-hybrid Planter Coming Soon [Published Farm Futures - Apr 06 2014]
Thousands learn, discover, explore [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 06 2014]
Branding the farm [Published Pantagraph.com - Apr 05 2014]
Urge Venues to Drop The Great Bull Run [Published PETA - Mar 31 2014]
Purdue opens Big Ten play at Illinois [Published News Channel 18 - Mar 27 2014]
Daily Digest [Published Pantagraph.com - Mar 21 2014]
Inside the Kafkaesque World of the US’s 'Little... [Published Vice Magazine US - Mar 20 2014]
Teen voters among those at the Illinois polls [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Mar 18 2014]
Teen voters among those at the Illinois polls [Published Rock Hill Herald - Mar 18 2014]
Quotes on primary voting in Illinois [Published Macon Telegraph - Mar 18 2014]
Flick: Papa’s got a brand new … umm, what? [Published Pantagraph.com - Mar 12 2014]
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