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    09/29/2014, 11:00 pm How about the government corruption in the state of Illinois? Illinois ranks as one of the top states in government ...
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    09/29/2014, 11:00 pm WASHINGTON -- Late, hesitant and reluctant as he is, President Obama has begun effecting a workable strategy against the Islamic ...
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    09/29/2014, 11:00 pm I don't totally agree with state senate candidate Neal Anderson on every topic. But, having talked with him perhaps a ...
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    09/29/2014, 11:00 pm I see the global warming idiots held a rally in New York last Sunday. You could tell how much they ...
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    09/29/2014, 11:00 pm CHICAGO -- "Gerardo Lamas, the official spokesman for all Hispanics in the United States, resigned Thursday night," the satirical news ...
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    09/29/2014, 11:00 pm Lovers of the Moline Depot can take a moment to heave a sigh of relief that they have a bit ...
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    09/29/2014, 12:00 am There are so many issues of the day, it's hard to know where to start. -- That pro ...
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    09/29/2014, 12:00 am In 1893, Theodore Roosevelt published an article in defense of college football. As player injuries mounted, some critics had called ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:30 pm I want to share with you some information about a retired Marine who is running for Illinois attorney general against ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:30 pm Job creation: This is a topic that both Rep. Cheri Bustos and Bobby Schilling talk about. One needs to compare ...
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    09/29/2014, 11:57 am We are living in a very troubled world! Nature itself is even trying to warn us to change our ways, ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:20 pm The River Bend Foodbank would like to express its deep appreciation to Modern Woodmen for their Knock Out Hunger Campaign. ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:20 pm A Wednesday letter to the editor stated, "If a person kills, what is fair is for his life to be ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:10 pm I was wondering what we can do about getting Michael Madigan out of Springfield. He does everything his way ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:10 pm Cheri Bustos' television ads are totally misleading. We provide members of Congress more than a $600,000 budget to provide constituent ...
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    09/28/2014, 11:10 pm With worrisome world woes prominent in today's newspapers, it was refreshing to see, on Sept. 18, humorous pictures of young ...
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    09/28/2014, 2:00 pm Employees of fast food restaurants in many different states have been in an uproar about their wages. They have been ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm This past week, it was our privilege to have on campus Donna Freitas, a New York-based writer who has studied ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm Last week, son David was marveling at how well Jon Stewart "does frustration." He was referring to the Comedy Channel ...
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    09/28/2014, 12:09 am Thank you for printing the Sept. 29 column by John Donald O'Shea. He is right on! How can a ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm (Editor's note: (In the first of our five-part series, candidates for the Illinois17th Congressional District answer the question: What action ...
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    09/28/2014, 12:10 am As we watch all of these political ads, all the candidates talk about is how bad the other person is. ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm To help voters make the difficult choices before them Nov. 4, we invited Q-C candidates in contested races for Illinois ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm The latest Bobby Schilling commercial states that Cheri voted to cut $6 billion in veterans benefits and that this vote ...
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    09/28/2014, 12:08 am It is interesting to note that all the negative political ads even bother children. Our 8-year-old granddaughter, who lives in ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm I find the letter about Rep. Cheri Bustos returning 10 percent of her salary to the Treasury Department to be ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm Ex-congressman Bobby Schilling is airing a false and misleading ad. Bobby Schilling accuses Rep. Cheri Bustos of voting to cut ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm RE : Bobby Schilling: Shamefully Misleading Jobs is the first topic of 17th Congressional District candidate op-eds. Predicting some ...
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    09/28/2014, 12:22 am There was a reunion on Alcatraz Island including both former workers and prisoners. One guard noted that when he worked ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm In Illinois government it's often not what you know, but who you know, that gets you hired. It's been ...
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    09/27/2014, 11:00 pm (Editor's note: (In the first of our five-part series, candidates for the Illinois17th Congressional District answer the question: What action ...
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      Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

    1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
    1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
    1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
    1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
    1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
    1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.




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