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Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 Worries about low Democratic turnout in an off-year election for an unpopular governor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s millions in campaign spending are obviously driving...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 “Hey, let’s have a curry party!” Greg Hurt said.Peter and I looked at each other and smiled. We didn’t know what a curry party was, but it was sure to be fun and have delicious food.In t...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 Men, welcome to the future: A developing technology that would make prostate biopsies far less invasive is coming to Springfield. Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and St. John’s...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 Comcast Cares Day, described as one of the “largest corporate volunteer initiatives in the nation,” will be renovating Springfield’s Boys and Girls Club, 300 South 15th Street, on Saturday...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am

Basing representation on demography, not geography

 In a country where people of like social class (and thus political views) tend to huddle together like bison in a blizzard, defining the geographical reach of a given legislative district goes a...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 If you notice a couple guys sporting goofy glasses, wacky wigs, Elvis suits complete with sideburns, jumbo jackets, silly shirts, hilarious hats, all picked and paired at a moment’s notice to...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 We suppose it’s better late than never: The Quinn administration Department of Natural Resources has agreed to stop being so cozy with Big Coal. As you’ll read in Bruce Rushton’s story on ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
For my New Year’s resolution, I committed to not having sex for the first six months of the year and then another six months from whenever I start dating someone. I’ve never been good at waiting. ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againMichigan authorities identified Jules Bahler, 21, as the suspect in three bank robberies after he posted his picture on Facebook holding a submachine gun like the one used in the h...

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