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Primary election voters will decide races, issues

Missourians will be presented with an opportunity Tuesday to decide the nominees for important offices and several proposals that will affect local communities or the entire state.

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United Way campaigns help make a difference

THIS week, the United Way of Adams County announced the start of its annual campaign, setting a goal that the organization believes is well within reach. The fundraising target for the annual campaign that runs through January is $1,050,000.

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Heroes at Heartland shows appreciation for vets

WHILE there are days set aside to honor retired and active-duty military personnel -- notably Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Veterans Day -- the message of thanking those men and women for their service should echo all year. Heroes at Heartland is one

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Habitat for Humanity keeps transforming lives, neighborhoods

JUST down the street from a future Habitat for Humanity project at 622 Lind are other examples of how newly constructed homes can transform neighborhoods and how home ownership can transform lives. Quincy Area Habitat for Humanity will start building a ho

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Lawmakers acting swiftly on Illinois Veterans Home work

TWO bills overwhelmingly approved by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law last week by Gov. Bruce Rauner are expected to expedite the rehabilitation of the Illinois Veterans Home campus in Quincy.

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Teen Reach group adds Family Focus effort

ONE of Quincy's nonprofit groups recently expanded its already considerable outreach in the community under a contract with the state. Bella Ease, the not-for-profit organization that operates Teen Reach locally, is now offering Family Focus services.

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Hannibal inextricably linked with Mark Twain

With the 63rd National Tom Sawyer Days festival in the rearview mirror and its bicentennial on the horizon in 2019, Hannibal, Mo., remains inextricably linked to Mark Twain.

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Blessing Hospital expansion plan is good news

BLESSING Hospital is prepared to launch a $49.2 million building expansion if the state approves it.

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Kavanaugh and partisanship on the Supreme Court

Now that President Donald Trump has named circuit court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his choice for the U.S. Supreme Court, Congress will begin the predictable process of scrutinizing him.

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Apartments boost downtown Quincy businesses

RESIDENTIAL upgrades in downtown Quincy are slowly changing things in an area where dwelling units have been on the decline for decades. During the early 1900s the central business districts in the core of most U.S. cities had a fair amount of residential