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Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:21 am

Illinois’ difficult history with the Other

 Consider this nightmare scenario. Thousands of religious refugees whose beliefs are radically outside the mainstream, acting with the connivance of compliant politicians, establish a theocracy w...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:20 am
Practically every wealthy nation today is making major investments in building high-speed rail networks to transport their people: Japan, Canada, France, Russia, India, England, Morocco, Korea, Saudi...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:19 am
Earlier this month when the General Assembly was in Springfield, House Speaker Michael Madigan called Senate President John Cullerton six different times to ask him to move the child care program rest...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:18 am
 TIME FOR CHANGEI would like to thank Illinois Times for covering the homeless in last Thursday’s issue (“Homeless for the holidays” by Patrick Yeagle).On any given night in the United Stat...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:17 am
Having failed to win legislative approval for term limits, Gov. Bruce Rauner is running his own housecleaning operation. He’s appointed all three of Sangamon County’s veteran House members to staf...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:16 am
 The media have often stressed the importance of the minority vote in determining presidential elections. Some pundits have even gone further, contending that black and Hispanic support has been...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:15 am
 Don your jammies, present your ticket and hop aboard the Polar Express! This weekend, The Legacy Theatre hosts four showings of The Polar Express, the story of one boy’s extraordinary journey...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:14 am
 Memorial Medical Center’s Festival of Trees is celebrating its 26th season as a central Illinois holiday highlight. The goal of the festival is twofold: to bring holiday cheer to all ages and...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:13 am
 Join the Springfield Choral Society for its annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” the English-language oratorio originally intended as a thought-provoking work to be performed around E...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:12 am
My new boyfriend is messy. He drops his socks, underwear and clothing on the floor by the bed. He’s not lazy or entitled, just a spacehead. It’s no big deal for me to pick this stuff up, as I feel...


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