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Passing Illinois budget more important than Obama library

To The Herald-Whig: I cannot believe that the state of Illinois wants to build a multimillion dollar library for Barack Obama. You have got to be kidding. The politicians cannot even get a budget passed in over two years. Schools and nonprofit organizatio

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Democrats will have to be adults in Congress

To The Herald-Whig: A pre-existing condition for President Trump is what conservative opinion writer George F. Will is hinting at in his recent article in the Washington Post. "It is urgent for Americans to think and speak clearly about President Trump's

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Some want to change history, not learn from it

To The Herald-Whig: I love watching the evening news every night, but then I end up "talking to the TV," and my wife gets upset. Maybe I need rose-colored glasses to view everything through. You see women demanding the right to have an abortion, yet peopl

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Madigan, Democrats have Illinois in terrible shape

To The Herald-Whig: Michael Thompson's letter to the soapbox asserting that it's the damage the governor is doing that is the problem in Illinois is bogus on its face. His concern is totally misplaced. If anyone needs to look at the damage they're doing,

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Presidents Clinton, Obama didn't solve big problems

To The Herald-Whig: Just as President Clinton's war on terror fell to President Bush's administration, and President Clinton's 1994 North Korean Nuclear Agreement has fallen on President Trump's administration, both were constructed to run out the clock a

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Illinois budget impasse is hurting everyone and is unacceptable

To The Herald-Whig: On May 4, I joined hundreds of my fellow state public university and community college workers in Springfield to attempt to convey to the governor and legislators the terrible effect that this budget crisis is having, not only on our p

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Thanks for 100th birthday party

I would like to thank my nephew, Ronald Gaus, and my niece, Vivian Dickerman, for the nice 100th birthday party they held for me.

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Caring, empathetic culture seen at Blessing, Illini

To The Herald-Whig: I am blessed to work with some very intelligent people, the kind who save lives. While not everyone needs their life saved, every person needs to know they are important. Everyone who represents the Blessing Health System by wearing a

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Baldwin School does not need a new name

To The Herald-Whig: I read the article about naming the new K-5 schools in The Herald-Whig and was sorry to see that the Baldwin name was not to be used. I understand that "new" names are being proposed for these schools, but there are several reasons to

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Quincy teachers, staff deserve appreciation

To The Herald-Whig: This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. I have been in Quincy for about 17 months now, and I have quickly learned a lot about the Quincy community, and our staff and teachers. The Quincy community cares a great deal about education and