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Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:16 am
 We’re about to see who, if anyone, has any political negotiating skill at the Statehouse. As they prepare for their end game over the next few days, Mike Madigan and Bruce Rauner, the two tops...
Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:01 am

A new project to stimulate downtown living – 33 years ago

This week our look back over IT’s 40 years is occasioned by the City of Springfield’s halting efforts to redevelop the Y block. Hopes that a residential building here will magically transform down...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:30 am

“Heads I win, tails you lose” is a lousy state motto

Homeopathy figures prominently in the annals of medical quackery. It is based on the idea, or rather the hope, that “like cures like,” meaning that a disease can be cured by whatever produces simi...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:28 am
We saw some examples last week of why school funding reform is so difficult to accomplish in Illinois.House Republican Leader Jim Durkin appeared with Gov. Bruce Rauner at Lyons Township High School,...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:27 am
 ILLINOIS CLEAN JOBSThanks to Pat Yeagle for covering the Illinois NAACP’s “Just Energy Policy” roundtable at the Springfield Boys and Girls Club on May 5. The NAACP invited many organizati...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:26 am
It’s beginning to look like Gov. Bruce Rauner and Speaker Mike Madigan will be spending another summer cooped up in the Statehouse, but the rest of us plan our time better. With the 72-page Illinois...

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