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  1. Politics | Rauner, Pritzker focus on each other's controversies in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a debate against Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker at the Oakley-Lindsay Center Thursday in Quincy, Ill. Democratic gubernatorial challenger J.B. Pritzker speaks during a debate against Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner at the Oakley-Lindsay Center, Thursday in Quincy, Ill.


  2. Editorial: Rauner, Pritzker and a dismal first governor debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Daily Herald

    The candidates for governor appeared at NBC5 in Chicago Thursday. From left: J.B. Pritzker, Bruce Rauner, Kash Jackson and Sam McCann.


  3. EXCHANGE: Initiative encourages parents to read to childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Aug. 28, 2018 photo, volunteer Sylvia Baxter reads the book "Percy's Promise" to children Michael, left, and twins Ava and Matthew, as part of the Ready Set Grow program, at the Adams County Health Department in Quincy, Ill. The program is coordinated by the Regional Office of Education, and emphasizes the importance of parents reading to their children.


  4. Rauner vetoes larger damages for Legionnaire's victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation that would have boosted the maximum damage award allowed survivors of veterans who died of Legionnaire's disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. The legislation would have increased from $100,000 to $2 million the maximum damage award survivors of veterans could seek from the state.


  5. Greg McVey named new athletic director at College of DuPageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Daily Herald

    New Director of Athletics and Recreational Programs Greg McVey has a strategic plan designed to increase the involvement of both students and the community in various athletic programming and resources. "From the facilities and resources to the faculty, staff and students, COD is an impressive institution," he said.


  6. EXCHANGE: SIU adding doctors to treat opioid dependencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Nov. 27, 2017 photo, Dr. Michael Connolly poses at the Southern Illinois University Center for Family Medicine Quincy, where he is chief medical officer in Quincy, Ill. When Connolly moved from Wisconsin to Quincy in January 2017 to teach, he was shocked at the number of opioid prescriptions and substance use disorders.


  7. Quincy leaders turn down permit for gay nightclubRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A city council in western Illinois has turned down a permit for a gay nightclub, rejecting the recommendation of the planning commission. The Quincy City Council vote was 8-5 Monday.


  8. VA gives Illinois $4.1M to improve Quincy veterans homeRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Illinois is receiving $4.1 million in federal funds for renovations at a veterans' home where Legionnaires' disease has contributed to the deaths of 13 residents. U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth say the money from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will go toward improving the water system and other improvements at the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy.


  9. EXCHANGE: Blessing doctor drawn to extreme hobbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this June. 7, 2018 photo, podiatrist, Dr. Duane "Dewey" Hanzel poses for a photo at Blessing Physician Services in Quincy Ill.


  10. Rauner: Let's build on bipartisan momentum for change in budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The passage of Illinois' bipartisan budget plan has been greeted with applause on both sides of the aisle. This accomplishment is a testament to the power of negotiations and bipartisan compromise.


  11. Prosecutor: No charges for Quincy officer in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A western Illinois prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Quincy police officer who fatally shot a man last month. The Herald-Whig reports Adams County State's Attorney Gary Farha released a statement Thursday.


  12. Grammar Moses: How language is peppered with regionalismsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Oxford English Dictionary's 90th anniversary and one of the audience participation activities it's launched that seeks to enshrine regionalisms in its pages. Seeing an opportunity, I hijacked it for my own purposes, although I hope you all sent your ideas to OED, too.


  13. CDC report examines Legionnaires' at Illinois veterans homeRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there continues to be issues with Legionnaire's disease at an Illinois Veterans Home despite improvements. The report was created in February following the investigation of cases of Legionnaire's disease at the Quincy facility.


  14. Illinois to spend $3M for new well at Quincy veteran's homeRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner says the state will spend about $3 million to help build a new water source in a western Illinois community where Legionnaires' disease has contributed to the deaths of 13 residents of a state veteran's home. Rauner said Wednesday Illinois will split the cost with the city of Quincy, which currently gets water from the Mississippi River.


  15. Illinois coroner to poor: Pay $1000 or county keeps remainsRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A coroner in western Illinois is facing sharp criticism for how he handles poor people who can't afford to bury their loved ones: He has them sign over their rights to the deceased, leaving them without the death certificate, then cremates the body and keeps the ashes until the family pays $1,000. If they can't come up with the money, the ashes are eventually buried, along with others, in an unmarked grave.


  16. Rainn Wilson delights in Steppenwolf's quip-filled 'The Doppelganger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Vacationing Kindergarten teacher Jimmy , left, gets caught up in international intrigue with an assist from Celeste M. Cooper's Rosie in Matthew-Lee Erlbach's "The Doppelganger " at Steppenwolf Theatre. The medicine, he explains in a Steppenwolf Theatre video, is righteous outrage over indigenous people in impoverished yet mineral-rich nations exploited by capitalists-without-conscience.


  17. Friends of Judson to host spring garage sale May 4-5Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Friends of Judson will hold its annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 4, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 5, at First Baptist Church, 1735 W. Highland Ave. in Elgin. Proceeds will be used for scholarships for students of Judson University.


  18. Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Illinois manufacturers say they will have at least 27,000 quality jobs available each year for the next five years. Jim Nelson, vice president of the Illinois Manufacturers Association, last week was echoing a call for willing, well-trained workers to replace a huge cohort of experienced workers now nearing retirement.


  19. Illinois city seeks $20 million federal grant to restore bayRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Quincy Herald-Whig reports the city of Quincy is asking Washington to pay for restoration efforts in Quincy Bay. The bay has become shallower over the years from sediment accumulation and can no longer sustain its fish habitats.


  20. Rauner now plans to raze vet dorms where Legionnaires' foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Director Erica Jeffries answers questions from the House and Senate's Committees on Veterans Affairs, accompanied by Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah Monday, March 5, 2018, in Chicago. Jeffries revealed a plan by Gov. Rauner's administration, to raze dormitories dogged by Legionnaires' disease at the Quincy, Ill., veterans' home and build new residences onsite within three to five years.


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