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Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:22 am

A rock star guitarist in Springfield? Really?

 On January 25, 2016, the State Journal-Register published an article in which rock guitarist and former Springfield resident Adrian Belew reminisced about his career. Ordinarily, one would expec...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:21 am
Big news, people! Especially for those of you upset by the skyrocketing prices of the essential prescription medicines you take – including thousands of patients who were hit last year with a 5,000...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:20 am
There are always two audiences for formal gubernatorial addresses: 1) Legislators who actually attend; and 2) Everyone else outside the Statehouse who watch it or read about it later.Gov. Bruce Rauner...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:19 am
 A PLEASANT SURPRISEEach week when I pick up the newest edition of Illinois Times, I turn back to read Julianne Glatz’s food column. A week ago, I turned back, expecting to find the featur...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:18 am
It was called a historic occasion Monday evening, because nobody could remember this  happening before in Springfield, but the event seemed ordinary, like something that should happen all the tim...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 12:17 am
 In 1893, Chicago hosted the World’s Columbian Exposition, a six-month extravaganza that thrust Illinois into the international spotlight. The event inspired an artistic and educational revival...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:22 am

What ought to be required of a member of the Commonwealth?

 Who gets to be an American? I don’t mean who gets to live here. I mean, who gets to be an American citizen? This large question weighs heavily on the smaller minds on our political right. I re...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:21 am
 The basic problem facing the corporate and political powers that want you and me to swallow their Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is that they can’t make chicken salad out of chicken manure.But...

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