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Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
 Big Oil, labor exploiters, industrial food factories, frackers and other corporate profiteers have been paying a lot of money to a man that celebrates himself as “Dr. Evil” – the scourge o...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
 A couple of weeks ago, I started noticing that House Speaker Michael Madigan wasn’t voting on most legislation during his chamber’s floor debates. Madigan was feeling under the weather that ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am

Would Elizabeth Graham be allowed to teach today?

 Reading Phil Bradley’s fine remembrance of Elizabeth Graham the other day (see “Before the university we had Elizabeth Graham,” April 9, 2015) I was moved to reflect again on teachers and...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
For the Funeral Reenactment weekend, there is a lecture about 1860s underwear (3:10 p.m. Saturday at Benedictine) and another on how Springfielders did their laundry 150 years ago (3:40 p.m. Saturday ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 WATCHING THE WATCHERSI am even more concerned about license-plate readers in the community than Khadine Bennett of the ACLU (“Watching the watchers,” Alan Kozeluh, April 9). Crime-fighting t...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

And a response from the ALPLM advisory board

We write today with deep concern over the future of historic preservation in Illinois and all the educational and economic benefits it provides. We’re hoping you’ll lend your voices to saving the ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
They say there’s honor among thieves, but I say: That depends on the thieves.Your common street thief, yes – but not those princely CEO’s of corporate larceny. America’s working families have ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
Gov. Bruce Rauner devised a new way to reward his friends and punish his enemies on April 16 when he created a campaign committee called “Illinois Turnaround.” Illinois Turnaround is an independen...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

The Field Museum wants a new diorama for some old specimens

 How much would you give so a dead hyena could have a new home? The Field Museum of Natural History is hoping you’ll give something. The museum – a world institution that, happily, happens to...

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