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Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:16 am
 Actress/author/director Amber Tamblyn will present two Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows Lectures at Illinois College 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, in Rammelkamp Chapel and Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:15 am
 “White talk” is about rejecting racism, recognizing shared experiences and praising equality. On Tuesday, join Dr. Alison Bailey, director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Illi...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:14 am
 Hear the songs enjoyed by Abraham Lincoln on the very instrument he used to listen to. On Saturday, Feb. 6, see the unveiling of the recently restored square grand piano made by Emilius N. Scher...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:13 am
I’m a woman who’s both loving and seriously hating Tinder. Guys on this app mostly want to hook up, and even those who say they want a relationship are flaky, often disappearing after a single dat...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:12 am
 In 2013, one out of every 266 people in Illinois was in prison. For African-American residents, it was one in every 68 people.That’s just one of the shocking facts illustrating the serious rac...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:11 am

New technology allows old-timey feel for photographs by Ginny Lee

 Prairie Art Alliance member artist Ginny Lee has come to terms with technology. “Even a year ago I was a little bit iffy about showing iPhone photos made with apps. But then it become such a p...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:10 am

PHILIP J. ROCK May 4, 1937-Jan. 29, 2016

 Philip J. Rock, 78, former president of the Illinois Senate, died Friday, Jan. 29.  Rock, a Democrat widely regarded on both sides of the political aisle as a statesman, was an effective se...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:09 am

Troubled mine wants to expand

 Even as an underground fire has forced closure of a Montgomery County mine, the mine operator is seeking state permission to expand mining operations near Hillsboro.The Deer Run mine, owned by S...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:08 am

SJ-R contract negotiations at turning point

 The union that represents State Journal-Register newsroom employees is weighing options now that a “final and best” contract offer has been rejected by workers.The Jan. 29 vote rejecting man...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:07 am

Budget impasse destroying the state, advocates say

 Over the past seven months, human service organizations across the state have made layoffs, cut programs and pleaded their case to lawmakers that the people of Illinois need a budget in place. I...

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