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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:18 am
 During any given campaign season, one or maybe two state legislative campaigns wind up running ads on Chicago broadcast television stations. But in the age of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s gigantic camp...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:17 am
STANDING ROCK SOLIDARITYI was glad to see the opinion piece in the last edition of Illinois Times (“A tale of two pipes,” Jim Hightower, Oct. 27) about the historic event going on at Standing Rock...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:16 am
Take a look at the architectural rendering on p. 17. It shows the old YWCA building preserved as part of the redevelopment of that entire block, old mixed with new, and a public park space on the sout...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:15 am
 Less than one-third of Americans view elected officials as “honest,” and a lack of transparency lies at the core of this distrust. Government secrecy has been a driving force behind man...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:14 am
 Celebrate 39 years of diversity at the University of Illinois Springfield by attending the Annual International Festival on Friday, Nov. 4, from 5-8 p.m. The free festival is hosted each year by...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:13 am
 See some of the top films from around the world shown right here in central Illinois during the 15th Annual Route 66 Film Festival. The two-day festival consists of five sessions of films along...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:12 am
 On Monday, join the University of Illinois Springfield Engaged Citizenship Common Experience Speaker Series (ECCE) for a presentation and discussion of the 2005 documentary film Shakespeare Behi...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:11 am
Six months after meeting this amazing woman – I’ll call her Ms. Perfect – I asked her to marry me. A year later, she broke off the engagement, saying, “I shouldn’t be wearing your engagement...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:10 am

See artifacts and an iceberg, opening Nov. 12

 Ever since Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet stood on the bow in that blockbuster movie, crowds have flocked to exhibits dedicated to all things Titanic. Swinging a trip to museums in Southampt...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:09 am

Damage, economics may doom historic YWCA building

 Before he was president, state senator Barack Obama used to kid Mary Hardy Hall of Springfield about the outdated manual elevator at the YWCA. “ ‘If it isn’t the woman with the oldest...

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