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Congress should not be paid during government shutdown

I am only one person, but I don't understand how our senators and representatives can act like there is no problem and go on trips and home for the weekend when we have no budget and government workers are not getting paid.

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Neighborly help appreciated after snow caused damage

On Jan. 12, late in the evening, I heard a large crash. I discovered that due to the heavy, wet snow my patio cover and wooden frame had collapsed.

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Dumping trash pickup would leave money for other services

The recent snowstorm highlights what city government is meant to provide. Most citizens cannot purchase or drive a huge truck with a snowplow. However, it is my opinion that picking up trash should be left to people that do this for a living.

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Author tells how agency head typifies Trump administration

One defining characteristic of the Trump administration: willful ignorance.

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Climate change promoted by those making money off it

Of late there has been increasing interest in man-caused global warming from people with good intentions. Most of this interest, unfortunately, has been generated by those who stand to gain financially or politically.

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Quincy shouldn't cut out local companies on dock

In two weeks, the City Dock Committee will vote on forwarding a new lease for the dock to the City Council. The current plan would guarantee the loss of local jobs and local business revenue.

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Abortion has taken 50 million lives in 46 years

To The Herald-Whig: Jan. 22, 2019 marks the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, that legalized abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy.

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Democrats are the ones manufacturing an immigration crisis

To The Herald-Whig: The leaders of the Democratic party have thrown around charges that funding for a border wall is "a manufactured crisis" and immoral option, and they have resorted to fearmongering in their argument against funding the wall.

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Thanks to all who made 50th anniversary special

A sincere thank you to our children and grandchildren for all the love, time and work they put into having a 50th wedding anniversary party for us.

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Thanks for 90th birthday open house

I would like to thank my family and all who helped plan and host my 90th birthday open house.