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Thanks for 92nd birthday celebration

A big thank you to my family for my 92nh birthday celebration and to the many friends who came by and also sent cards and gifts.

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50th anniversary was fabulous

We want to say how much we enjoyed our 50th anniversary.

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Birthday party will not be forgotten

Thanks for the wonderful birthday party, all the gifts, cards and telephone calls.

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Raising legal drinking age sends false message to young

Illinois House of Representatives will be voting on a bill (HB 494) that would allow 18- to 20-year-olds to consume beer and wine in a restaurant with the stipulation that they are to be with parents, grandparents, stepparents or legal guardians.

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Proposed feeding operation near Canton not a family farm

The proposed concentrated animal feeding operation called Expedition Acres LLC sited north of Canton, Mo., is not a family farm.

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Candidate in runoff election wants to set the record straight

Before the April 4 election, my opponents said I "don't listen to my constituents" and I am a "big spender." This letter is to set the record straight. On July 5, 2016, I voted to approve Plan C, the riverfront plan without a marina.

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Federal government's checks, balances being corrupted

To The Herald-Whig: Most of my friends are younger than I and can't relate to what happened in Germany and Russia before World War II, when power-hungry men became dictators.

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Solution to health care isn't so complicated

Health care is not complicated. Turning over rocks in search of an elusive health care elixir to foist on the festering few who can afford it is not reform, either.

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Respect for law essential to maintaining free society

On March 21, responding to a prior letter, Steve Swink stated he would "defend until death" Don Stoneking's right to disagree, while asking, "Would you do the same for me?"

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You made 90th birthday special

I want to thank everyone who came or sent cards.