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Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:02 am
 Riverton native and current Nashville resident, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and performer, Lyman Ellerman is a man of many musical talents. The good news for us is that he keeps refining and...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:01 am
deception poem # 1my stalwart upright grandfather“took the pledge” when a youthnever to touch alcohol never didnor did the farm men a stipulationof their hiring those found drinkingwere fired on t...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 12:01 am
 It happens every January. After the indulgence of the holidays, I crave lighter meals. But when January’s frigid temperatures, bone-chilling winds, freezing rain, sleet and snow hit I equally ...
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 06:41 pm

Judge throws out $21.5 million verdict

A federal judge in Seattle has thrown out a $21.5 million verdict won by a Springfield businessman who says that he suffered a brain injury after being hit on the head in 2011 by a sliding glass door while aboard a cruise ship during a journey around the world....
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 01:02 am
 For years, sagacious observers have warned that the real treat to prosperity in Illinois is not high taxes or low politics but stagnant population growth. I addressed the issue in a 2014 colum...
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:18 am

An account of the demolition of the Hotel Abraham Lincoln, 1978

 As part of our 40th anniversary observances, and in light of more recent events, we will revisit some of columns from James Krohe Jr.’s Prejudices series that ran from 1977 to 1994. Typos in t...
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 12:17 am
MAKING A SCENEIn response to Scott Faingold’s Dec. 17 Illinois Times cover story, “Making a scene,” which asks the question “Will Springfield pay more for better music?”, I think the answer,...

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