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Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am

Mauled girl is upbeat

 Illyania Rocha still hasn’t gone home.Six weeks after she was mauled by a Great Dane at the Springfield home of her older half-sister, the 10-year-old girl from Chatham is at a rehabilitation...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 Rosa Pickett’s eyes still well up with tears as she describes how, in 1977, she was raped, beaten unconscious and left in the weeds as a young woman in Robbins, Illinois, near Chicago. Still,...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 Dying inmates neglected. Undiagnosed cancer. Haphazard recordkeeping. Unsanitary exam rooms, staff shortages and physicians who aren’t qualified.It adds up to cruel and unusual punishment in t...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 Unabashedly romantic, sumptuously shot and wonderfully acted, Thomas Vinterberg’s adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far from the Madding Crowd is the perfect anecdote for the summer movie overloa...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 It appears certain that drunk drivers, drivers under the influence of drugs, and distracted drivers will continue to kill and injure innocent motorists. Why is it so certain, when everyone recog...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 cowcount poem #1100 mitch you’re totally wrongwhen you say why do I need1100 cows on my computer my reply is if you need 11 cows it is good to have 1100 to choose fromwe have the singing cow t...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 Next to Normal is the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary rock musical about a suburban family of four grappling with a mother’s worsening bipolar disorder. The show utiliz...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 This Friday, May 29, the number one Michael Jackson tribute show in the world will be performed at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. Two talented performers will portray the King of Pop dur...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, the Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary hosts a Master Naturalist Summit for those interested in volunteering with the University of Illinois Extension Master Naturalist volunteer program. Th...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 When the going got tough, Barack got in a huff and then he got gruff.President Obama has worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP that he’s lashing out at his progressive friends in Congr...

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