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Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:21 am

Charlie Parker’s winning way to disguise English muffins

 To such names as A.L. Ide, Ira Weaver and George Celani (who in the 1980s invented an express air package service out of thin air!), we should now add to Springfield’s roster of distinguished...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:20 am
 In today’s so-called “democratic” election process, Big Money doesn’t talk, it roars – usually drowning out the people’s voice.Bizarrely, the Supreme Court decreed in its 2010 Citize...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:19 am
 For months now, Gov. Bruce Rauner has said he won’t negotiate a state budget unless his “Turnaround Agenda” demands are met. In the meantime, he has slashed funding for the child care assi...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:18 am
OFF THE RAILSI was quite taken by Chris Britt’s cartoon in the Oct. 22-29 Illinois Times. It gives Gov. Rauner credit for going into the gorge but fails to show the people responsible for building t...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:17 am
 When Donald Trump makes a stop in Springfield next week, he and the national media will get a glimpse of a government run by a wealthy businessman with no political experience. The state is at a...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:16 am

Most famous shipwreck in Great Lakes history

 It was far from the deadliest shipwreck in the history of the Great Lakes. But none is more enduring.Nov. 10 marks the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, a 729-foot ore ca...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:20 am

Sen. Durbin urges opening the door a crack for the Syrians

 The United States should accept 100,000 refugees from the ghastly violence in Syria, said U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin recently. More than half of that nation’s people have been driven from their hom...

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