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Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:21 am

A new book offers not quite everything you wanted to know about corn

 I grew up within a block of a corn field on the east end of Springfield. Nearly every weekend of those years we’d visit the relatives on their farm outside Beardstown; over the potholes and th...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:19 am
 A lot of folks have taken to calling Bruce Rauner “Governor 1 Percent” because of his immense personal wealth. Gov. Rauner himself told the Chicago Sun-Times during the 2014 campaign that he...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:18 am
 INCOME TAX PROPOSALSAny tax proposal that includes a value-added tax or national sales tax has the potential to harm a consumer driven economy, which ours is. The tax calculation and enforcement...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:17 am
 This week’s “Statehouse preview” cover story by Amanda Vinicky comes to you by way of Illinois Issues, the 40-year-old public affairs magazine published by University of Illinois Springfie...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:16 am
 Whoever wins next November’s presidential election, it’s a sure bet that at some point he or she will vow to set the federal government on the straight and narrow. Maybe the new president wi...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:15 am
 In 2008 the FBI arrested Rod Blagojevich, the then-governor of Illinois, and charged him with trying to sell a U.S. Senate seat to the highest bidder. In A Just Cause: The Impeachment and Remova...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:14 am
 Help the American Lung Association raise funds to help those affected by lung disease while participating in central Illinois’ biggest stair climb on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 9 a.m. Participants ar...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:13 am
 Enjoy a complimentary screening of Paper Tigers, a film about the pain, danger and hopes of troubled, struggling teens and how one Washington high school was able to increase significantly their...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 12:12 am
I’m a woman in my 40s, and I’ve been happily married for 22 years. Unfortunately, my husband and I have never been very compatible sexually. I had read so much Cosmopolitan magazine in college tha...

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