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Letter writer left out estate tax exemptions

To The Herald-Whig: In the Sept. 12 edition of The Herald-Whig, a gentleman commented on the Illinois estate tax that so many citizens fear and detest. The tax applies to so few because of a simple reason that the letter did not mention. Illinois allows a

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Market's gift basket was delicious

Thanks everyone at the Quincy Mall's farmers market.

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Preventing suicide is everyone's business

To The Herald-Whig: Over 42,000 Americans commit suicide each year. That translates to an average of one death every 12.3 minutes. It is important to know what you can do to reduce the risk of someone taking their own life, including being aware and then

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Farm Bureau fans flames to repeal 'death tax'

To The Herald-Whig: It's the time of year that we talk about tax reform, or if you are the one-trick pony known as the Republican Party, you're really talking about tax cuts for the rich and large corporations. At the top of their list is the Star Wars-s

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Federal help needed for Mississippi flood protection

To The Herald-Whig: With the recent flooding in Texas, it reminds us again about the potential problems we have here in the Upper Mississippi. Instead of updating our flood protection standards and preparing for another potential flood like we endured in

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United Way of Adams County moves needle in community

To The Herald-Whig: I just wanted to express my sincere gratitude for the warm welcome and recent article about the transition in leadership at your local United Way of Adams County. My family is fortunate and blessed at the opportunity to call Adams Cou

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Right-to-work allows workers free acess to union benefits

To The Herald-Whig: In response to your recent articles on so-called right-to-work legislation, I offer the following on this deceptive term. The term right-to-work is a misnomer. Under federal law no one can be forced to join a union as a condition of em

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Politicians don't stand up for rights

To The Herald-Whig: On today's news, they announced another statue of Martin Luther King Jr. was erected. I'm fat and dumb, but how can one group of people demand statues they don't like be torn down -- and then expect everyone to like and accept theirs? T

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Quincy City Council should consider stray cat program

To The Herald-Whig: When is the City Council going to bring up the program for TNR (Trap-Neuter-Release) for the stray cats? I support an up-or-down vote. Female cats can have two or three litters of kittens every year. There is a love of animals in Quinc

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Parents need to get more involved in school meals

To The Herald-Whig: With the new school year upon us, parents turn their attention to school clothes, school supplies and school food. Yes, school food. More than 31 million children rely on school meals for their daily nutrition, which too often consists