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Employers proactive in solving worker shortage

EMPLOYERS in the region have said for years that they're having a tough time finding qualified job applicants. Now the worker shortage has become a national issue.

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Cyber Navigator Program important step toward voting security

THE Illinois State Board of Elections is making an effort to provide training and bolster cyber defense systems to help protect the integrity of the general election just seven weeks from today.

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Extraordinary people, resources make this the Gem City

SUN-DAPPLED yards near the Quincy Museum and Art Center were populated by crowds seeking arts activities and historic crafts on Saturday for the annual Folk Life Festival and ArtFest near 16th and Maine. At the riverfront, other visitors viewed classic bo

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Missourians should demand campaign cash sources

MISSOURIANS who twice in 24 years have overwhelmingly supported ballot initiatives intended to limit the amount of money flowing into state political campaigns again find themselves with an inadequate remedy.

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Heroes at Heartland shows region supports veterans

Nearly 250 military veterans, active-duty personnel and their families took part in the second Heroes at Heartland event last month at Heartland Lodge near Nebo.

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Quincy makes wise choice in hiring tax audit firm

Nobody knows what a tax audit firm will find during a review of utility franchise fees, taxes, sales taxes and use taxes for the city of Quincy.

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Quincy Public Schools Foundation vital to education

MEMBERS of the Quincy Public Schools Foundation have set an ambitious goal of raising $150,000 by the end of the year to continue efforts to provide necessary financial assistance for pressing educational initiatives.

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Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing marred by protests

Protesters who disrupted the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Tuesday for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court have had their 15 minutes of fame.

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'Knap' Knapheide gave us finest example of how to live

HAROLD W. Knapheide III received the Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award from the United Way of Adams County in 2008, one of the many times he was honored for his steadfast support of community organizations and causes. He was introduced that day by Ro

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Future of Jensen Woods Camp shining a bit brighter

An open house planned at Jensen Woods Camp on Sept. 16, will be a celebration, combined with a reminder to keep working toward the goal.