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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am

Bishop apologizes, but holds firm

 Some things – views on abortion, gay marriage and divorce – are non-negotiable.But Bishop Thomas Paprocki during a Monday forum at Benedictine University said that there is room for conversa...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am

Minimum wage legislation advances ahead of Rauner’s inauguration

 Governor-elect Bruce Rauner once remarked to a room full of Republicans that he was “adamantly, adamantly against” raising the minimum wage. Although Rauner later softened his stance, it’s...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 While I’m not privy to what’s said during the bean-counting meetings at DreamWorks Animation, I’d be willing to bet the moneymen there are more than thrilled with the success of their Mada...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 thanksgiving poem #7this is your last day faithful underpants your gaping holes can no longer be ignored your elasticis too flabby it’s the ragbag tonight so I willsay to you whatfolks say to...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 On Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., join the University of Illinois Extension local food system and small farms educator Bill Davis for a program on seed saving and why seed libraries fos...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 For the past 24 years, Memorial Medical Center has transformed the Illinois State Fairgrounds Orr Building into a winter wonderland at the annual Festival of Trees event. This year will be no di...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 Abraham Lincoln is widely recognized as one of the best public speakers of all time. Through his speeches, Lincoln inspired citizens to vote him into the White House, abolish slavery, reject war...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 It’s that time of year – Thanksgiving holiday will be here soon. And then we’ll get to celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And, if we’re shopping online, odds are good that we’ll...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 Whenever a new governor is about to be sworn in, one of the most popular Springfield “parlor” games (which are usually not played in parlors, but in taverns, restaurants and friendly offices...

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