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Mayors challenge residents to mask up for 21 days

PERHAPS MORE than at anytime since the Great Flood of 1993, we are now being reminded that while we might be separated by rivers and state lines, our lives are more connected with others across the region far more than we realize on a daily basis.

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Once again, we plead with you: Wear a mask

WHILE WATCHING the number of positive local cases of COVID-19 climb more than fivefold in just over a month, it's becoming increasingly difficult for us to understand the reluctance of so many to wear a mask.

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Yes, you still need to wear a mask

CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS around the country are on the rise once again, with record numbers of cases in several states.

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Local law enforcement showcases professionalism

A recent demonstration in Quincy's Washington Park brought a large gathering of people to protest the executive orders of Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We must never forget all who fought for our nation

AMERICANS are observing a Memorial Day weekend like none before -- in the midst of a global pandemic as the official death toll in this nation hovers at 100,000.

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Cooler heads must prevail as next phase approaches

WHILE WE wait to hear whether the state will move to the next phase of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan later this month, we are being serenaded on all sides by a chorus of increasingly erratic voices. First, we have a few things to make clear.