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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 08:25 am
 Will Baumol died on May 4. He is the economist who conceived of the concept of “cost disease.” An  interesting man and an important thinker. He is obituarized here and his ideas are ...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:21 am
 Buildings are coming down along Ninth Street to make way for an off-street transfer facility for the Springfield Mass Transit District, with an eye toward construction someday of a full-scaled t...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:20 am
 I’ve observed that the true political spectrum in our society does not range from right to left, but from top to bottom. This is how America’s economic and political systems really shake out...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:19 am
 Illinois has elected just two wealthy people to major statewide office in the last 20 years: Former U.S. Sen. Peter Fitzgerald and Gov. Bruce Rauner.Both candidates won because they ran as firm,...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:18 am
We welcome letters. Please include your full name, address and telephone number. We edit all letters. Send them to editor@illinoistimes.com.PROGRESS ON THE PAPERSIn the April 13 Illinois Times, Al...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:17 am
 At the Better Government Association’s Monday evening forum on “The Future of News: Covering the Capitol,” more than one of the journalists and editors on the panel agreed the news busines...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:16 am
 As I reflected on last month’s Earth Day and the current attack by the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), I considered what impact t...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:15 am
 Join the Springfield Park District on Friday, May 12, for the first showing in their 2017 “Movies in the Park” series. The film shown will be The Secret Life of Pets, the story of a terrier...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:14 am
 The APL takes in hundreds of stray kittens every year, and they need your help in providing for and caring for these fine young felines. On Saturday, May 13, join the APL in the lobby of their s...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:13 am
 Corn dogs, beer, doughnuts, ice cream, crazy costumes, professional timing for runners, live music and dancers are just a few of the zany things you’ll spot during the tenth annual FatAss 5K a...

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