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Reading wise authers would improve political debate

To The Herald-Whig: Almost every week someone writes to The Quincy Herald-Whig decrying liberal academics. As far as I can tell, the writer usually gets his or her information from one of the right-wing media outlets. A little investigation on Google ofte

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Don't allow feral cats to be turned loose in rural areas

To The Herald-Whig: In regard to the recent article about Quincy's feral cats: I think it is a good idea to catch them and neuter them. However, I do not like the idea of turning them loose in the rural areas in the county. Please, please do not do that t

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50th wedding anniversary was special surprise

Our 50th wedding anniversary was very special because of all the calls, Facebook replies, texts, cards and gifts we received.

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Thanks for special anniversary dinner

Thanks to all who sent cards, phone calls and Facebook responses for our 60th wedding anniversary, and to our children for a special dinner at the Pier restaurant in Quincy.

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Draining the swamp opposed by those who like status quo

To The Herald-Whig: "In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism. They have formed their own 4-H club -- Hopeless, Hysterical, Hypochondriacs of History." Spiro Agnew used these words to describe a negative

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Senate Democrats should forward school funding bill

To The Herald-Whig: With little over a month before the start of a new school year, and despite a new state budget being enacted earlier this month, state funding for public schools is still in question -- placing some schools in serious jeopardy of not op

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Disney characters, academia don't reflect reality

To The Herald-Whig: Depending on the number of years assigned to a generation, at least three generations have been influenced by Walt Disney and Disney Productions. During this time, Walt Disney and the Disney staff would have us believe a mouse has a do

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Republicans to blame for Illinois, national budget woes

To The Herald-Whig: Did you hear about what happened in Illinois? A few bold Republicans bucked their rich Republican governor's veto and joined Democrats to finally pass legislation that will avoid financial disaster. One hopes, for the sake of financial

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Thanks to politicians who supported Illinois budget

To The Herald-Whig: Bravo to all the Illinois legislators who finally went beyond political games and worked out a state budget.

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Trap-neuter-release program would reduce homeless cats

To The Herald-Whig: I was simply horrified that Quincy Alderman Mike Rein, R-5, thought the problem with homeless cats would be shooting them as "he feels would offer a more permanent solution." The only thing that keeps people that feel like he does is a