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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:01 am

Unions say city can’t yank perk

 With tens of millions of public dollars at stake, unions representing city of Springfield employees have sued the city seeking to overturn a city council decision ending a pension-fattening perk...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:01 am
 flower poem # 2tulip bulbs have comeit’s soon time to plant themheard a story once about aperson horticulturally challengedplanted her bulbs upside downthe tulips finally came up in julytheir...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:01 am
 For as long as I can remember, St. Louis has been a beer town. And for most of that time, St. Louis was a one-brewery town. Anheuser-Busch ruled the roost; even sighting a Miller High Life – t...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 09:17 am
 Back in April I remarked on the decision by Mr. Rauner to take the necessary administrative steps toward seeling the old State of Illinois Center (now known as the Thompson Center) in Chicago...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:20 am

Baseball playoffs can’t determine the best team in baseball

 As you might have heard, the merry band of ball players disguised as Chicago Cubs won for themselves a chance to go to the World Series this year as one of the two best teams in American profess...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:19 am
 The negotiations and the sales push behind Washington’s latest (and biggest) “free trade” agreement amounts to Kabuki theater.What theater? Kabuki. It’s a 17th-century form of Japanese d...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:18 am
 Gov. Bruce Rauner said last week that he had spoken with both Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan about his proposed sale of the state’s Thompson Center building...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:17 am
 HOMELESS WRITERWhen I read Mr. Bolin’s letter (GUESTWORK, “From a grateful Springfield homeless man,” by Willis Bolin, Oct. 15), I was humbled. I am so in awe of his outlook on life. I wis...


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