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Tracy, Davidsmeyer, McClure unopposed

TWO state legislators running unopposed in West-Central Illinois already have established themselves as effective advocates for the region, and a newcomer will be joining the team. Sen. Jil Tracy, R-Quincy, has a wealth of experience in the Legislature.

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Body cameras help police while preserving evidence

BODY cameras and car cameras now in use by the Quincy Police Department are a technological leap forward that will protect the police and the public.

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Missourians should vote yes on Proposition D

MISSOURI voters have an opportunity Nov. 6 to end years of neglect and take a significant step toward investing in critical transportation and infrastructure improvements that will serve as catalysts for the future economic viability of the state.

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Getting a flu shot is the smart move

Flu season is a numbers game, and the top U.S. health officials say as more people get vaccinated against the likely strains the chances of a deadly flu outbreak decline greatly.

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Honor Flight pays tribute to military veterans

Those who served in the military are owed a debt of gratitude that will never be fully repaid. Members of the Great River Honor Flight are doing their best to pay tribute to veterans with actions that speak louder than words.

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Bridge study must look at regional effects

Last week's decision by the Quincy City Council to hire a consultant for a regional transportation study to determine how to integrate traffic from a new Mississippi River bridge at Quincy is a significant, necessary step in a project that will help shape

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Congress needs to bolster U.S. disaster response

The United States does not have a clear, reasoned and objective plan for dealing with tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters.

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Mental health court to benefit participants, county

After nearly two years of planning, Adams County has a new tool at its disposal to help address the problems that send people -- many of them repeatedly -- into an already bloated criminal justice system.

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Upper story apartment loans paying off

Visitors to downtown Quincy can see lots of shops, restaurants and activity that are signs of a vibrant business environment. Things are better than they were a decade or two ago, thanks in part to the emphasis on boosting the creation of market-rate apa

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20 Under 40 provide us promise for area's future

THE Herald-Whig teamed with the Young Professionals of Quincy organization to first recognize 20 exceptional business and community leaders under the age of 40 in 2007.