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Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 02:05 pm

State police investigating

 A Chatham police officer has accused an Auburn police officer of stalking her and threatening her with a gun.In a request for an order of protection filed last month in Sangamon County Circuit C...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 03:14 pm

IT food writer dies

 We at Illinois Times are shocked and saddened by the passing of Julianne Glatz, our food writer who passed away last night in her sleep.Glatz became a near-instant institution a...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:22 am

The return of the businessman-reformer

 Daydreaming the other day, I ran through my head some scenes from my imagined movie remake, Mr. Potter Goes to Springfield, in which Capra’s naïve do-gooder Jefferson Smith is replaced by Hen...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:21 am
 At a recent dinner with my work team, I was reminded that I had said I wanted to travel less for work this year so I could focus on other projects. Instead, I find myself bouncing across the cou...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:20 am
 Every time Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a major speech, social media (and even mass media) lights him up over the way he drops his “g’s” at the end of words. He’s workin’ and doin’ his be...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:19 am
 ILLINOIS RANKS HIGHThe Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, h...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:18 am
 Often overlooked in the concern over Gov. Bruce Rauner’s obstructionism is the damage he is doing to his own agenda. Not the Turnaround Agenda, but the governor’s alleged support of ideas li...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:17 am
 Our next door neighbor on MacArthur was a nice lady named Mae Shaheen. She lived with her brother, George. They were the siblings of Joe Shaheen, who ran the Springfield Speedway.On race nights...
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...

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