'Sweet Caroline' takes on new meaning in the time of COVID
Steve Eighinger

'Sweet Caroline' takes on new meaning in the time of COVID

Social distancing and all that surrounds it in these days of the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted one tavern to try and inject a little humor into the current state of the world.

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LGBT lessons should not be mandatory in public schools

I recently learned that the state is going to require our public schools to teach as a history course lessons on LGBT.

At least the murder hornets decided to wait
Steve Eighinger

At least the murder hornets decided to wait

Have you recently had one of those days when it seemed like anything that possibly could go wrong did?

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90th birthday wishes appreciated

Thank you all so much for the birthday cards and phone calls to help celebrate my 90th birthday.

Your Turn/Chris Talley
Your Turn

Your Turn/Chris Talley

Chris Talley, 46, is the product validation manager at CNH Industrial in Burlington, Iowa, which designs, builds, tests and validates prototype construction equipment.

Pandemic or not, there's still time for lunch
Steve Eighinger

Pandemic or not, there's still time for lunch

While I'm grateful to once again be able to visit some of my favorite lunchtime haunts, I don't think I will ever get used to all of the social distancing and other required protocols that are necessary evils in the current age we're living. None of those

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Missouri Medicaid expansion would benefit rural economy

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, Missourians will cast their ballots to determine whether the state should expand Medicaid. This measure is important to rural Missourians and the hospitals that provide them care.

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Human Rights Commission has become thought police

I wish to say I was dismayed and offended upon learning of the actions of the Quincy Human Rights Commission.

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Kids back in school important, but it would raise other issues

I do believe that it is important to get our kids back to school. Much is said about younger kids being less affected by COVID-19.

Maybe at some point the UFO footage will prove more interesting
Steve Eighinger

Maybe at some point the UFO footage will prove more interesting

Has 2020 seemed like the longest year of your life? And not to put a larger damper on things, but please remember that we still have more than five months remaining before we can turn the calendar to 2021.

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