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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:19 am
A nation’s border is nothing in and of itself. It’s just an inanimate line on a map, in the dirt, on a riverbank. It has no philosophy, personality, feelings or meaning – beyond what people on e...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:17 am
 PRESIDENT TRUMPWhoever said life was smooth? Jefferson said we need a revolution every 12 years to clean out the rot, adjust and start again. Well, Trump has given us that opportunity. But how c...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:16 am
Some of us who worried that Donald Trump if he lost might not concede now have our own concession speeches to write. Congratulations to Mr. Trump and his supporters who are pleased to have taken their...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:15 am
Almost a year ago, 178 nations agreed to the Paris Climate Accord which recently was ratified as the first world climate agreement designed to eliminate fossil fuel energy, preferably by 2033. How are...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:14 am
 This Friday, visit DEMO Project for the opening receptions of “Sequel Sequence” by Mark Reamy and “Tie Them Up” by Angela Lopez. “Sequel Sequence” is a stunning installation that exp...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:13 am
 The Old State Capitol State Historic Site is offering families a new way to experience history this November with Civil War Saturdays. This week’s program will be presented by the Springfield...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:12 am
 A female friend of mine just broke up with her billionaire boyfriend. She told me she wasn’t happy. The guy is super picky about whether you put things back in exactly the right spot and doesn...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:11 am

Bankruptcy firm under fire

 In television ads and on the internet, Ostling and Associates boasts that it is Illinois’ largest bankruptcy law firm.“When you need help, call Ostling and Associates,” the announcer on a...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:10 am

Illinois Education Association president brings back ideas to improve education here

 When I was offered the opportunity to participate in an education study tour of the Finland school system, sponsored by the National Education Association Foundation, I welcomed the opportunity...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:09 am

Upcoming event celebrates the oldest black book club

 Seventy-seven years ago on a cold winter night in February, seven African-American women met in a home on Williams Street to form a study group that would continue to this day. Known as the olde...

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