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Unity that Easter brings welcome all year long

Easter is not only considered Christianity's holiest day, but represents one of the few times when denominational walls often separate or disappear altogether.

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Shortage of drivers stalling trucking industry

Hundreds of local jobs, with starting pay of about $800 a week, are going unfilled. Phil Steinkamp, head instructor at John Wood Community College's truck driver training program, said there's a national shortage of truckers.

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Fighting prescription drug abuse involves us all

THE Missouri House has approved a bill that would enable the state to become the last to adopt a database to track prescriptions for addictive drugs.

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Sexual assault awareness campaign is about changing culture

All too often, it is the unspoken crime. Also far too often, it is an unreported crime. Sexual assault knows no boundaries.

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Lend hand to end homelessness in Quincy, region

A story last week by Staff Writer Matt Dutton revealed how precariously close many people in this region and around the country are to finding themselves without a home.

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55th anniversary was special event

Thank you to all who helped us celebrate our 55th wedding anniversary.

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Shared vision will enable city to move forward

NOW that the din of the campaign season has subsided, Mayor Kyle Moore and the City Council now will turn to addressing the challenges and taking advantage of the opportunities facing Quincy.

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Civil asset forfeiture abuse urgently needs reform

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to reform civil asset forfeiture, a practice by which law enforcement agencies seize the property and assets of individuals with minimal due process.

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U.N. should end some peacekeeping missions

THE U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has been given a painful, thankless task: implementing the budget proposal by the Trump administration to cut the U.N. portion of the overall proposed cut to U.S. foreign affairs, diplomacy and aid,

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Everyone has vital role in preventing child abuse

CHILD abuse is a topic that's so sad and repulsive that good people might prefer not to ponder it. Barb Baker Chapin of Transitions of Western Illinois told those attending a kickoff for Child Abuse Prevention Month that turning a blind eye to the problem