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Postal Service needs to remedy address issue

IMAGINE living in one state and having the United States Postal Service assign you a mailing address in another state. As preposterous as that may sound, that's what some northern Missouri residents living in rural, sparsely populated counties along the b

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President has kept his promises in three key areas

The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News: PRESIDENT Donald Trump's first year in office has been more consequential than many of his detractors have understood. It's important to acknowledge that. It's true that Trump has had an unusua

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School Board, QF resourceful in reaching deal

THE Quincy School Board and the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel should be applauded for being resourceful under difficult circumstances to reach an agreement on a new contract and avoid a strike neither side wanted.

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Simple holiday message: Don't drink and drive

THE Quinsippi Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving kicked off its annual Project Red Ribbon campaign this week to remind motorists of the potentially fatal consequences of drinking and driving. The campaign provides red ribbons that can be attached to

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Americans have much for which to give thanks

DURING the depths of the long and brutal American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln saw the need for all Americans to observe a solemn day of reflection and gratitude, and so he established Thanksgiving Day as a federal holiday. Lincoln asked all Ameri

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Tree of Lights campaign helps thousands in need

THERE'S something personal about the Salvation Army Tree of Lights campaign. Campaign co-chairmen Roy and Trisha Webb agreed to lead the campaign because they know it can help people who are struggling. Roy Webb, the superintendent at Quincy Public School

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Another child dead whom state failed to protect

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune: THE pathologist determined the preliminary cause of death to be failure to thrive due to extreme malnutrition. The 6-year-old boy weighed approximately 17 pounds when his father brought him to a lo

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Need to help others remains as great as ever

THE 29th annual Good News of Christmas campaign kicks off today to provide critical assistance to needy families in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri. The continuing generosity of individuals, businesses, churches, Scouting troops and a host of

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Donors can make difference for Hannibal memorial

THE Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department is embarking upon a worthwhile community fundraising campaign to refurbish a public memorial commemorating the service of local military veterans from World War I and World War II. The memorial in Central Park

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Programs brighten lives of kids in Northeast Missouri

MARION County residents should be acknowledged for a pair of initiatives that will brighten the lives of many youngsters in Northeast Missouri.