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QU theme 'Leave Your Mark' is doing just that

QUINCY University has made great strides since late 2016 in correcting problems that stemmed from financial shortcomings that led to a multimillion-dollar budgetary shortfall, although considerable work remains.

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Studies uncover warning signs of mental decline

RESEARCHERS have not yet found a way to prevent or cure dementia, but they're making progress on how to catch it early. The findings from three new studies, two from the University of Wisconsin and one from Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, are important f

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Regarding United Way: You can't argue with good

The United Way of Adams County has an impressive streak going, and it will be up to the Quincy area community to keep it alive.

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Schools must be priority for Illinois

ILLINOIS cannot afford to allow the politically charged climate in Springfield to derail efforts to finally enact meaningful education reform.

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Wray should serve country well as FBI chief

PRESIDENT Donald Trump appears to have chosen well in nominating former Justice Department criminal division head Christopher Wray as FBI director. The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Wray on Tuesday.

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Hannibal Regional providing a healthy prognosis

THE Hannibal Regional Health Care System is looking to the future to help meet the health care needs of Northeast Missouri residents. Hannibal Regional announced plans this week to invest $61 million in an expansion plan.

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Asking, listening key to JWCC's new center success

JOHN Wood Community College's new Southeast Education Center should be viewed as one of the region's true success stories this year. School officals ...

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More needs to be done address concussions in football

MANY sports fans are excited about the start of preseason football camps at all levels -- NFL, college and high school. But there is another issue tied to America's most-popular sport that should not be lost in the hoopla this time of year.

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Missouri lags, Illinois nears, Real ID compliance

MISSOURI was late to the party in converting to Real ID standards, so residents should not expect to see many changes in the near future. Gov. Eric Greitens signed legislation last month to bring the state in compliance with the federal law.

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Blessing Hospital continues to adapt, grow

CONSTRUCTION work beginning this week at Blessing Hospital's main entrance will continue a decades-long transformation of a campus where the outward appearance gives only a hint of the inner changes.