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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:22 am

Reusing resources doesn’t always add up in Sangamon County

 Saving the world, even this very small part of it, is a tricky business in every sense of the word. Lake Area Disposal is closing its popular recycling drop-off center, at least for a while, aft...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:21 am
Don Blankenship didn’t get what he deserves in his federal trial, but he definitely deserves what he got.“Guilty,” declared all 12 West Virginia jurors who pondered the charge that this arrogant...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:19 am
 WORKPLACE VIOLENCEIt appears to me that the terrorist attack in San Bernardino was a workplace violence attack committed by a terrorist that lost his focus because of disagreements at work. The...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:18 am
In this day and age, who in their right mind would want to start up and run a police department? The Springfield Park District, by all appearances. The district already has a department, but in name o...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:17 am
PARIS – Join us as we stroll through Le Bourget Airport, site of Lindberg’s landing and now the Climate Conference. ( Aside: No, Illinois Times did not really send me to Paris.) Our first impressi...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:22 am

Memories of a grand Springfield hotel

 I often reflect on the past while washing the dishes – usually, trying to remember where I’d laid the scrub pad that I’d had in my hand a minute ago. But yesterday as I stood at the sink,...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:21 am
 Corporate world is experiencing a surge in the urge to merge.Control of market after market – from cable TV to chickens, banking to washing machines – has been seized by less than a handful...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:20 am
 Here’s what the Chicago Police Department told the media after Laquan McDonald was killed by a police officer 13 months ago: A drug-addled black kid lunged at a cop with a knife and was then s...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:19 am
 HELP FOR HOMELESSThanks to Patrick Yeagle for putting human faces on the problem of homelessness in Springfield in “Homeless for the holidays,” Nov. 19. While statistics are important, even...

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