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Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:13 am
 The Springfield mayor and city council should be commended for discussing a variety of needs facing the city. Infrastructure, a city planner, Hunter Lake and the mansion block, to name a few. Th...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:17 am

Are the Rauners giving Illinois a mansion it really wants?

You know how it is. You repaint the living room, and suddenly the furniture looks shabby. So you replace that, which makes the carpet look worn. Over on Jackson Street, they finally fixed the leaky ro...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:15 am
During the second quarter of 2012, the Illinois House Republican Organization’s largest reported campaign expenditure was a $12,612 payment to the Internal Revenue Service. Indeed, six of HRO’s te...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:14 am
 FEEL BETTER, NOT BITTERBy now we all have read how disappointed all the Erika Holsts out there are, how they were buoyed by young Mr. Hope and Change back in ’08, and how sad they are today (�...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:13 am
During this week when Democrats are celebrating a historic achievement by a woman, one who has accumulated a record of public service through decades of hard work in the trenches, this newspaper nomin...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:12 am
 The Korean conflict from 1950-53 is often called “America’s Forgotten War.” For the families of Americans killed or missing there, it is anything but forgotten. This week (July 27) marks t...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:20 am

Doing good by doing nothing

 I know that my life makes you nervousBut I tell you that I can’t live in serviceLike the doctor born for a purpose— The Clash/”Rudie Can’t Fail”Critical though I feel obliged to be of...

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