Quincy cops and courts reporter and Answers columnist for @WhigNews. Contact at mhopf(at)http://whig.com. RTs, follows not endorsements.

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I've been a staff reporter at The Herald-Whig since June 2010. I cover Quincy and Adams County government.

I'm from the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, which my family has called home for three generations.

I received a master's degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois...

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Aug 22, 2017

RT @APCentralRegion: Illinois governor sidesteps comment on controversial political cartoon circulated by a think tank he has links to.  http://apne.ws/qemOH2H 

Aug 21, 2017

Bergman reiterates that he means "no brainer" derelict homes.

Aug 21, 2017

Bergman brought up issue after numerous fires in vacant homes this year. There was one Saturday night at Fifth and Locust.

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