New Advantage owner John Simmons says he simply wants a better newspaper for the community.  What would make a better newspaper?

More news - 41%
More coupons, honesty and itegrity, competition, lower ad costs, new format, the right staff, a legal section, more like the News Democrat - 7% each

Do you agree with House Speaker John Boehner that far right conservatives have wrongly influnced Congressional actions?

YES - 33%
NO - 41%
Don't Know - 33%

The Campaign for Tobacco free kids says Illinois should spend more money on anti-smoking you think anti-smoking campaigns work?

YES - 66%                           
NO - 34%                        

What's your favorite Christmas cookie?

Snickerdoodle - 33%
Ginger Bread men - 16%
Peanut Butter Blossoms, Rum Balls, Chocolate Chip, Sugar Cookies, Rice Krispie Treats, Oatmeal, Baklava - 7% each

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