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Abortion ruling anniversary a source of shame

To The Herald-Whig: This Sunday, the infamous decision of the United States Supreme Court in the case Roe v. Wade, decided on Jan. 22, 1973, will be celebrated by many speeches and marches throughout the country by those believing "it is a woman's constit

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Repealing health care law won't make America great

To The Herald-Whig: Considering our sky-high murder rates, the proliferation of guns and limited health care, we have become one of the world's most uncivilized nations. Now our president-elect wants to get rid of what little health care we have, but cann

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Health care changes needed before repeal

To The Herald-Whig: I and many people of faith are watching anxiously as our Republican legislators in Washington prepare to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Last week the Senate voted on a reconciliation bill that would set the stage to end many of the

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Independent prosecutor should probe Russian hacking

To The Herald-Whig: All of our intelligence agencies have indicated that the Russians hacked Democrat officials' computers in order to benefit Donald Trump's campaign. Trump has arbitrarily dismissed the findings and smeared the agencies' integrity. Trump

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Anniversary open house wonderful

Thank you all for your attendance, cards, phone calls and gifts to help us celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary open house Saturday, Jan. 7.

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No one wins when school unions go on strike

To The Herald-Whig: I have long been interested in the Quincy Public Schools. Our daughter was raised in the school system and received an excellent education. My first job in Quincy was as a QPS social worker, and I was an adviser for many years at John

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QHS band, orchestra, choir get great reviews

To The Herald-Whig: There was an expectant murmur as the crowd in the grandstand saw the Quincy High Blue Devil marching band at the starting point before the reviewing stand of the Citrus Bowl Parade. When they were given the "go" sign, the students, dre

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Molotov cocktail thought to have caused series stoppage

To The Herald-Whig: David Adam's article in your paper on Dec. 19 was an excellent article and brought back lots of memories. The article was headlined "Students' antics cause stoppage of series in 1952." I was a member of the Quincy High School football

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Veterans Home staff made Christmas merry

Thank you to everyone who took gifts to the Illinois Veterans Home. My husband is in the home and received many nice gifts. It was a very good Christmas.

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Illinois lawmakers create pension problems for cities

To The Herald Whig: Last month, the Quincy City Council had a robust discussion on the funding of our police and fire pension funds. This is a discussion that comes around once a year and does not look to end anytime soon. Public safety pension costs for