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Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:22 am

Has the governor taken the wrong guy hostage?

 Trust me, readers, I am no more eager to write another column about the closing of the Illinois State Museum than you are to read it. I have been moved to do it because the most important aspect...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:21 am
 We’ve got a new darling in the GOP presidential race: Carly Fiorina!Being the darling du jour, however, can be dicey – just ask Rick Perry and Scott Walker, two former darlings who are now o...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:20 am
 Last year, gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner pledged to “crack down on waste” in government in order to save taxpayers over $140 million. He also vowed to cut $500 million from the Illino...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:19 am
FROM A 10-YEAR-OLDI am writing here today to talk about the Illinois State Museum closing. I am writing on behalf of myself, my family and the people of Illinois. It is unfair to the people to close d...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:18 am
 In 1986 there were already structural problems with the big new Helmut Jahn-designed state office building in Chicago, opened just a year before. That’s when Adlai Stevenson III, the Democrati...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:17 am
 I have never written a paper of any kind. I never read that much. But now that I have all this extra time, I read every day. Sometimes I read an article twice in case I missed something. I alway...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:16 am
Join the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum on Sunday, Oct. 17 for an evening of Halloween games, stories and magic. Guests of all ages will enjoy historical characters “haunting” the museum’s...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:15 am
 Walk to end the stigma associated with mental health this Saturday during the Out of Darkness Community Walk for suicide prevention. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is the nation�...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:14 am
 The Springfield Theatre Centre is proud to present the “powerful pop opera” Miss Saigon Oct. 16-18 and 23-25 at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. The Tony Award-winning musical is the 11th l...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:13 am
 The Illinois State Fairgrounds Exposition Building will host 1,200 to 1,300 dogs daily this Thursday through Sunday during the Annual Prairieland Classic AKC All Breed Dog Shows, one of the prem...


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