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Adams County Health Department takes important step

THE Adams County Health Department will soon be helping to fill an important need in some rural communities. A mobile clinic is scheduled to begin offering primary medical, behavioral and oral health care services at schools in Liberty, Payson, Mendon, C

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Payday lenders decline; need for reform doesn't

PAYDAY loan companies are on the decline in Missouri, but still handled 1.2 million loans last year. Once again, we call on lawmakers in Missouri, Illinois and Washington, D.C., to pass more reasonable limits on high-interest lenders to protect customers.

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Picking new member Park Board's first challenge

THE Quincy Park Board will take on a decidedly different look next month when four new commissioners are seated.

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Unity that Easter brings welcome all year long

Easter is not only considered Christianity's holiest day, but represents one of the few times when denominational walls often separate or disappear altogether.

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Shortage of drivers stalling trucking industry

Hundreds of local jobs, with starting pay of about $800 a week, are going unfilled. Phil Steinkamp, head instructor at John Wood Community College's truck driver training program, said there's a national shortage of truckers.

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Fighting prescription drug abuse involves us all

THE Missouri House has approved a bill that would enable the state to become the last to adopt a database to track prescriptions for addictive drugs.

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Sexual assault awareness campaign is about changing culture

All too often, it is the unspoken crime. Also far too often, it is an unreported crime. Sexual assault knows no boundaries.

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Lend hand to end homelessness in Quincy, region

A story last week by Staff Writer Matt Dutton revealed how precariously close many people in this region and around the country are to finding themselves without a home.

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55th anniversary was special event

Thank you to all who helped us celebrate our 55th wedding anniversary.

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Shared vision will enable city to move forward

NOW that the din of the campaign season has subsided, Mayor Kyle Moore and the City Council now will turn to addressing the challenges and taking advantage of the opportunities facing Quincy.