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Should the City of Quincy change the way garbage is picked up?
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Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore Wants to Privatize Garbage Collection, Do You? [Poll]

Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore is proposing that the City of Quincy should drop the garbage sticker option it has been using, in favor of one of two options which would see a flat fee for all users. The change would allow the City of Quincy to spend the increased monies on needed infrastructure improvements.

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Teddy Bear Clinic, Jeff Dorsey
Teddy Bear Clinic, Jeff Dorsey

Thanks Blessing Rieman College of Nursing for 25 Great Years of the Teddy Bear Clinic

The 25th annual Teddy Bear Clinic was held on Sunday, October 6 at Quincy's Blessing Hospital. Youngsters from all over the area brought their favorite teddy bears, stuffed animals or dolls and went through the health stations set up by the student nurses of Blessing Rieman College of Nursing. Hundreds of kids with smiling faces made their way through the Blessing Hospital doors to the Clinic.

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Should Quincy Public Schools Hold Random Drug Tests?

Today marks the first day of school for the Quincy Public School District, and with it will come decisions to be made by the School Board on a variety of issues. One such issue is random drug testing of students. The Board will meet at Ellington School at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss the drug testing issue.  

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Michael Buckner/Getty Images

Some Things Are Just Not What They Are Cracked Up to Be

I was reading yesterday's Quincy Herald Whig and a story written by Holbrook Mohr about women who are risking their lives by using a black market procedure to enhance their posteriors.

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Joe Radle/ Getty Images

There is No Place For “Sagging” in Wildwood, New Jersey

There is a little town in New Jersey called Wildwood and they are about to set a trend in America's fashion.  Wildwood's City Council is set to pass a law prohibiting "sagging" or baggie pants from being worn in the city's limits.  

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Phil Walter / Getty images

On Meth? The Cops Already Know Who You Are. Your Time Is Coming.

If you are like me, you read your Quincy Herald Whig daily and it has become commonplace to see one, two or even three stories each night about a methamphetamine arrest for either using or selling the stuff.  There is no doubt there is a meth crisis going on.  

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Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Eleven More Shootings and Three Deaths Saturday in Chicago

I was reading Sunday’s Quincy Herald Whig and came across a story about Chicago’s violent Saturday night and I got to thinking how nice it is to open your paper and not read about murders and other violent crime in our particular area.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Kewanee Has The Right Idea, Unfortunately at Quincy’s Expense

I was reading my Sunday edition of the Quincy Herald Whig when I came across an insert for National Train Day which is Saturday, May 11. The insert was apparently provided and paid for by the Henry County, Illinois Tourism Bureau, The City of Kewanee, Illinois, and the Kewanee Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Mile after Magnificent Mile.

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Gus Macker Basketball Registration Deadline Extended

The Quincy Exchange Club will be hosting the Annual Gus Macker Basketball Tournament in Quincy on May 25 and 26. The time to sign up 4-person teams to play in the event has been extended. 

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Job Numbers are Out

Yesterday's Quincy Herald Whig had an interesting article written by Matt Hopf that revealed that the area's job picture improved in March from one month earlier.  That is the good news.  The bad news is that it is still higher than it was one year ago.

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