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Quincy could be model by again recycling glass

Recycling is an important way to reduce the carbon in the atmosphere. Quincy recycles paper and certain grades of plastic but not glass.

Your Turn/Shelly Rasche
Your Turn

Your Turn/Shelly Rasche

Shelly Rasche, who admits to being somewhere around retirement age, is a freelance commercial artist. Born and raised in Decatur, she now lives outside Camp Point at Windsong Acres.

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Restricting gun availability won't reduce gun violence

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2017, the 15 leading causes of death did not include homicide or gun-related deaths. 73,790 people died of drug-induced causes the same year.

Herald-Whig View

HERALD-WHIG VIEW: Preparation, not panic, key to surviving coronavirus

IT WAS not that long ago, it seems, when we all were thinking about what we would do if the novel coronavirus spreading around the globe causing the COVID-19 illness were to reach this area. Now, we must realize there is no if and prepare for what we will

Moronic lessons to be learned
Steve Eighinger

Moronic lessons to be learned

There are three specific lessons to learn from this edition of "Morons of the Month." In no particular order: 1. Leave the penguins alone. 2. Public restrooms are available for a reason. 3. Keep your clothes on.

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Erwin only judicial candidate with actual experience

Two Republican candidates are running for Eighth Circuit judge in the March 17 primary. I am supporting Judge Drew Erwin.

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Graham has years of experience in handling deaths

What kind of person would you want to take care of your deceased loved one? Someone who has never had any experience? Or someone who has over 30 years of experience in the death care field?

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Quincy's education fund tax rate is unacceptable

The children in the Quincy Public School system will always deserve our support. The leadership, the board, and faculty of the QPS system have earned our support.

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QPS limited by the lack of resources and staff to meet challenges

I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to write this letter of support for the QPS tax referendum.

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It's clear QPS has little left to cut in its budget

I am writing to ask voters to review the facts for the proposed March 17 referendum.

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