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Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:17 am

Restorative justice for sexual misconduct

 As the high-profile Bill Cosby trial winds down this week, it’s right to ask what happens to low-profile victims who get harassed in the workplace every day by low-profile lowlifes? What happe...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:16 am
 Multibillionaires Charles and David Koch want nothing less than to supplant America’s core democratic principle of majority rule with their core plutocratic principle of inviolable property ri...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:15 am
 Several months ago, House Speaker Michael Madigan’s chief of staff Tim Mapes made copies of candidate nominating petitions for what appeared to be every single candidate in the state, regardle...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:14 am
TOXIC CAFO EMISSIONSBoth the U.S. House and Senate are responsible for a dangerous provision that was inserted into the omnibus appropriations spending bill signed by President Trump.On page 2,203 of...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:13 am
Speaking in Springfield Saturday at the annual Illinois Innocence Project dinner will be attorney Jerry Buting, of the 2015 Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer” and author of Illusion of Justic...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:12 am

Ending credit card signatures

 So long, Shamu.For more than a decade I’ve been signing the name of the world’s most famous killer whale on credit card receipts and signature pads. When I’m not in a hurry, I add a crude...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:11 am
Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Friday, April 27 at 8 p.m. with “The Best of The Second City.” This must-see show features the...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:10 am
 Make reservations now for Slow Food Springfield’s third and final annual morel mushroom dinner, hosted at Maldaner’s on Saturday, May 5, at 6 p.m. Attendees will be treated to a four-course...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:08 am

Meet ultramarathoner Joe Miller

“It was sooooo much fun. I met so many amazing, grit-filled and passionate people.” Most of us can’t imagine that reaction to running more than 24 hours to cover 100 miles, with the temperature...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:07 am

For the bicentennial, explore Illinois

 Driving east on I-72 on a crisp fall Saturday, you may encounter carloads of orange-clad Illini fans, heading to Champaign-Urbana to tailgate outside Memorial Stadium or cheer the football team...


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