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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:01 am
“Today, I laid out more than $1 billion in structural reforms,” Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner boasted to his supporters via a blast email last week.Baloney. Rauner’s press conf...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am

Electricity may soon get cleaner … and a lot more expensive

 Climate change is happening already, and climate scientists say the more the globe heats up, the more humans will suffer.Summer heat will last longer and bring hotter average temperatures. Wildf...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 We have so much going on this week I don’t even have time or space to…The SOHO washout last Saturday sure disappointed hundreds of folks, including musicians, fans, charities and organizers....
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 GAS FROM THE PASTWhat a difference in gasoline prices from when I started helping my dad at age 14 at the gasoline station he ran. Gasoline was 25.9 cents a gallon except during f...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am

Foresight launches IPO

 Imagine a company that spends less than $20 to produce something that sells for more than twice that amount. Imagine that the company can produce more than 32 million units each year. Imagine, a...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am

Sheriff gets mine-proof vehicle

 They say that you should never buy a car online. Then again, there is Uncle Sam’s Used Car Sales, aka the U.S. Department of Defense, where the Sangamon County sheriff’s office recently acqu...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 It has long been said that 10 a.m. Sunday morning, when many worship services begin, is the most segregated hour of the week. While it is true segregation marks many a Sunday service, there is a...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 ingenuity story #1back in the days of old-fashioned devicesa huge group picture at a Y camp thephotographer’s camera would sweepthe crowd so that one end was recordedbefore the other well ther...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield Municipal Opera will open its 2014 season with the musical The Sound of Music Friday, June 13. The production will run Fridays and Saturdays for three weekends with Thursday shows on...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 The documentary Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor will be shown at the Hoogland Center for the Arts Friday, June 13, thanks to the Staab family. Bravo! tells the story of Bravo Company, First Ba...

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