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    Unfair political sign advantage

    Political sign restrictions are designed to give residents and businesses equal footing for displaying political signs. In Collinsville, most residences and businesses who choose to display their political persuasion have between three and five political signs.

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    Anti-Bost ads cross the line

    I have been deluged with material impugning congressional candidate Mike Bost, most of it from out of town. Apparently his opponent Bill Enyart thinks that since his campaign didn't pay for it, he's not responsible. Well, if it is aimed at the election he's in, he owns it whether he wants to or ...

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    A vote for Bill Enyart

    I am a veteran and am honored to have served my country for 23 years in the U S Air Force. In Southern Illinois, we know how important the military is to our economy and to our national security. These will be two of the most important issues influencing my vote next month, and these are among the...

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    Season of leaves and robocalls

    As a child, there are many things to look forward to in October.

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    Do your research then vote

    Think and do your homework before you vote. Here are some issues that should influence you.

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    Cullen doesn't stack up to Kay

    As a voter and observer of the state representative race between Dwight Kay and Cullen Cullen, I have become thoroughly disgusted with fear-mongering of the lowest order on the part of Cullen.

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    Why Durbin must go

    Not only is U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin an ultra-liberal, his policies and those of his political associates have been a disaster for Illinois. His so-called leadership is diminishing our state's congressional voice in Washington, D.C. to a whisper.

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    Keep Karmeier on the court

    Two trial attorneys have spent $500,000 for ads attacking Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier. Do not let lawyers control the judiciary. Lloyd is a fair-minded, honest, hard-working public servant. Vote to keep Lloyd on the Illinois Supreme Court.

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    Stay focused on the positive

    "Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative" is a song from years ago, but certainly seems to fit Belleville these days. In the past few weeks I have read in the News-Democrat Sound-off and letters complaining about chairs on city sidewalks downtown, entertainment costs for 200th city birthday...

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    Embarrassing election tactics

    As a Democrat I've become increasingly embarrassed by my own party. That is why I am essentially an independent. Here are some embarrassments.

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