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Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:05 am
Did you know 70 billion pounds of food get thrown out each year in the United States? This is according to the national anti-hunger group Feeding America. They say that nearly 40 percent of all food g...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:03 am
 Off we dash through the end of January, heading pell-mell into February like nobody’s business. Look out world; here comes the music, and there’s not a thing you need to do but enjoy it.&nbs...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:02 am
 A Springfield-based, indie-rock group citing heavy influences from the hip-hop, R&B and rap genres, the SOHI House Band plays a rather different role than most local music groups. Signed to...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:01 am
now that I’m getting sorta oldI better make my apologies toyou kids while I still can andam fairly sane too late to say todemi but here goes for you otherthree: I never meant to hurtany of you but I...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 12:01 am
 When my Illinois Times colleague David Hine asked if I would devote a column to chilli in advance of the Super Bowl, my response was, “Sure, as long as I can spell it with two lls.” But trut...
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 11:55 am
Last week I remarked on a pretty good new book about corn and the Midwest from the U of I Press. (See “Where corn is god.”) I didn’t know it then, but when I became a magazine journalist ...
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 10:51 am

Governor says Senate wants more time

  The nomination of Springfield attorney Don Tracy as chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board has been put on hold....
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 08:09 pm

Mautino spent big on election workers while unopposed

In the weeks leading up to the general election of 2010, Mautino spent $8,000 on poll watchers, plus $2,750 for precinct walkers plus an additional $2,050 for precinct workers. Quite a chunk of change, considering that Mautino was unopposed at the ballot box that fall....

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