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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.

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Local plan to restart economy deserves a second look from governor

An independent spirit has long driven local actions. It's time to let West-Central Illinois lead the way in data-driven reopening.

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Census cannot take back seat in wake of COVID-19

A ONCE unthinkable situation has become our new normal, at least for now. On Friday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a stay-at-home order for the state, which took effect at 5 p.m. Saturday.

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HERALD-WHIG VIEW: Preparation, not panic, key to surviving coronavirus

IT WAS not that long ago, it seems, when we all were thinking about what we would do if the novel coronavirus spreading around the globe causing the COVID-19 illness were to reach this area. Now, we must realize there is no if and prepare for what we will

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Voters should approve Quincy Public Schools referendum

THE ONE fact that stands out more to us than any other when considering the Quincy Public Schools referendum on the March 17 primary ballot is where the district's education fund tax rate stands compared with other similar-sized districts in the state.

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Pritzker visit again shows governor's interest in area

A VISIT last week from Gov. J.B. Pritzker might not have brought much new information, but what wasn't said at the Oakley-Lindsay Center on Thursday might be more important than what was.