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Thursday, March 15, 2018 02:23 pm
It is not a new story, this struggle between laborers and owners/management. Mary Harris Jones, better known as Mother Jones, dedicated her life to better conditions for miners and an array of laborer...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 02:21 pm
 Many of us marveled at Olympic athletes performing amazing feats on skis, snowboards, skates and bobsleds. Clearly these athletes are passionate about their sport. But they are not likely to sti...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 09:37 am

Three minutes of silence to honor dead

 Illinois lawmakers walked out of the Capitol building on Wednesday morning to honor victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Led by Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, law...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:21 am
my friends have had their little onessince babes but it’s taken till now– 6 years – for the “wrinkles” ofadoption to be worked out theywere all in court last week paperssigned hands shaken p...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:20 am
On March 20, the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the accounting firm of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, will present a seminar discussing implications of the recent federal Ta...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:19 am

Trying to keep central Illinois fertilizer out of the Gulf

 Last August the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” – an area of low oxygen (hypoxia) that can kill fish – is the largest ever measur...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:18 am
The most common measurement that the media, politicians and corporations use to tell us whether our economy is zooming or sputtering is Wall Street’s index of stock prices. The media literally spews...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:16 am
 PLEASE PRINT PUZZLESI wish to peacefully protest (on paper) the proposed banishment of puzzles from the back page of your weekly edition. Working crosswords on a screen is not something I would...


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