Quincy cops and courts reporter and Answers columnist for @WhigNews. Contact at mhopf(at)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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@MHopfWHIG — 749 followers, 6,443 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

Taking some time off from work and Twitter. See you in a week.

Jul 20, 2017

RT @WhigNews: Divided Quincy Aeronautics Committee settles on recommending Boutique Air for Quincy airport commuter service.…

Jul 20, 2017

@Ben_WGEM At least you have less "insulation" than me.

Jul 20, 2017

@Ben_WGEM I plan to mow mine tonight since we're on vacation next week. Not looking forward to it.

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