We must ensure that Quincy veterans home remains open
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We must ensure that Quincy veterans home remains open

The Quincy veterans home opened in 1886, making it the flagship of our state's veterans' facilities. It has been a safe haven for the men and women of our armed services to live, recover and share in a second family within the Quincy community.

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Strategic investments key for Illinois infrastructure

In Illinois, we are all about building bridges. Our state is bordered by rivers. We are crisscrossed by railroads. There are enough miles of road that are under state and local jurisdiction to circle the globe almost six times. In other words, there ...

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Congress should be held accountable for travel costs

The following editorial was provided by Bloomberg News: RESPONDING to revelations of the Trump administration's luxe travel habits, which have already cost one Cabinet secretary his job, the House government oversight committee has opened an investigatio

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Increasing fees for national parks a sound idea

The following editorial appeared Oct. 30 in the Chicago Tribune: AMERICANS love their national parks. Last year, these lands attracted 331 million people -- a record number and an increase of 7.7 percent over 2015. But that love is a mixed blessing for th