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Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am

New approaches promise safer streets for walkers

 Most unexpected turns to the right put someone in jeopardy – the Republicans’ insistence on spending cuts for federal health research is but one example – and that is as true on the street...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am
It seems downtown Springfield has been discovered by billionaires, and that’s a good thing. Bruce Rauner, who says he’ll fix up the governor’s mansion and move in, was spotted relaxing at the Br...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 NOT-WHAT-YOU-THINK-IT-IS NEUTRALITYI fell off my chair when I read Jim Hightower’s explanation of net neutrality (“Net neutrality in the way of corporate profits,” Nov. 20). He misses the...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 It’s that time of year – Thanksgiving holiday will be here soon. And then we’ll get to celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And, if we’re shopping online, odds are good that we’ll...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 Whenever a new governor is about to be sworn in, one of the most popular Springfield “parlor” games (which are usually not played in parlors, but in taverns, restaurants and friendly offices...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am

How to make Illinois drivers better drivers?

 Note to readers: Like our governor-elect, I am a businessman, and to be successful, a businessman must know how to make his product stand out in a crowded marketplace. Which is why this week I h...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 12:01 am
 On Monday evening, just before the Ferguson decision was announced, the Springfield Race Unity Committee was holding a forum on restorative justice, a method that could improve race relations an...

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