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Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 am
 I’ve been dating a girl I really like for six weeks. She pays her rent with a 9-to-5 job but studied painting at art school and wants to make it her career. Unfortunately, I don’t like her p...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled again• Yafait Tadesse went to prison for stealing names and Social Security numbers of a dozen people and using the stolen identities to claim tax refunds. The bogus returns instructe...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am

Freeing the wrongly convicted with the Illinois Innocence Project

 Brian Banks had the world at his feet.A promising high school football star with serious NFL prospects, Banks got his first college recruiting letter as a sophomore. Before he even started his s...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 If there was no other way to tell the turning of the seasons than by careful observation of the local music scene, one might become as knowledgeable as the ancients were in noticing and identify...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 MORE TO CIVIL WARYou deserve credit for attempting to address the causes of the Civil War in your column (“Prince of demagogues: Stephen A. Douglas and Illinois’ populist past,” James Kroh...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 Nearly 50 years ago, when Des Moines, Iowa, teenager John Tinker and his sister, Mary Beth, took a stand against the Vietnam War, they had no idea they were helping to create a legal precedent t...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am

Changes come under pressure

 Pursuant to legal action from the state attorney general and amid a spate of bad publicity, the state Department of Natural Resources has agreed to reforms that include changes to permitting pro...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 A group of unions and private sector groups say the state needs a gasoline tax increase to fix Illinois’ roads.The state’s major funding program for infrastructure improvements, Illinois Job...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 While it could be argued that Captain America is the least “super” of the superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe, there’s no question he carries the most symbolic weight. The character,...

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