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Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:01 am
For our Jan. 1, 1976, edition, Illinois Times asked local leaders to prognosticate on the year ahead. Irv Smith, then the Sangamon County Superintendent of Schools: “I think it’s predictable Sprin...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:01 am
 PENSION PLANNINGI don’t know Mr. Krohe so there is nothing personal in this reply to his rant about state employee pensions (“Promises, promises,” Dec. 12). However, as someone who worked ...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:01 am
 Timmy Geithner has landed.The Secretary of the Treasury in President Obama’s first term resigned early this year, and we lost track of him for months. But in November, Geithner reappeared, hav...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am

Local entrepreneurs bite the hand that feeds them

 Court and Karen Conn are peeved. In the current issue of Compass, the magazine of the libertarian Illinois Policy Institute, they air several gripes about their problems doing business in the ca...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
BARNEY FIFEReading the article by Phil Bradley (“The cop was right to ticket me,” Dec. 5) about the Illinois State Police captain he called “straight arrow” because he would “ticket his own...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
Let’s bring the spirit of Christmas to Congress. The last time the minimum wage went up was in 2009, and, as the owner of a Christmas tree farm and other businesses, I think it’s time for another ...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
Coca-Cola is running a stealth advertising campaign. Stealth? Yes, it’s a nationwide product promotion that’s being run below the public radar! Why would a corporation as ad-depen...

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