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80th birthday party was special surprise

I just want to say thank you to my family and friends for making my 80th surprise birthday party very special.

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Rejection of family, faith may prompt shooting sprees

To The Herald-Whig: Another horrific mass shooting has been committed by a youthful offender. Shocking for sure, but sadly, no longer as surprising as it should be. Even less surprising will be the typical political reactions to this tragedy. Most of the

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Congress should put politics aside to help Legion

To The Herald-Whig: It is with considerable disappointment that I write this letter. The American Legion Post 37 in Quincy gave the U.S. government 5 acres of land for the Army Reserve Center on North 36th in 1956 for $1. I was a member of the American L

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Vendetta against veterinarian has gone far enough

To The Herald-Whig: I was deeply upset to hear news reports that Dr. Drew Kaiser was "arrested," when he was, in truth, given two tickets and instructed to remove two snakes from his office because they were longer than 6 feet. Drew complied and that is t

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Columnist is right to call out GOP cowardice

To The Herald-Whig: Recently, I read an article by Michael Gerson in the Washington Post headlined "The cowardice among Republicans is staggering." Gerson, a Republican who worked in the George W. Bush administration, pulls no punches in blaming Congress

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Some Illinois Republicans finally standing up to Rauner

To The Herald-Whig: I agree with Bruce Rauner's "Springfield Clean-up Crew," but that should also include getting rid of him. I have been a Republican for 35 years, ever since I became a born-again Christian in 1982. After previously voting for liberal/an

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Thanks for 90th birthday party

My thanks for the flowers, cards and personal calls I received for my 90th birthday.

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Birthday cards, calls appreciated

Thanks to my family, friends and neighbors for cards and calls for my 90th birthday.

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Loyal opposition has morphed into coup plotters

To The Herald-Whig: During the 20th century, the entrenched unelected government bureaucrats and activist judges changed laws, or created laws, which were seldom to the benefit of "We the People." "The Deep State" is the 21st-century equivalent. The big

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NAFTA negotiators must remember farmers, business interests

To The Herald-Whig: Our nation's economy stands at a crucial moment. As countries trade goods and services at rates never seen before, the global economy becomes more intertwined than ever. Here in America, we make the best goods in the world, but in too