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Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:01 am
 The two-week negotiations came to a jubilant climax on Dec. 12 as 195 nations voted yes to a world climate accord. Tough negotiations, all-night sessions, citizen protests, good planning and dip...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:01 am
 InsideClimate News revealed in an investigative series released this fall that the oil superpower Exxon was briefly a paragon of scientific integrity. From 1978 through the ‘80s the corporatio...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:22 am

Reusing resources doesn’t always add up in Sangamon County

 Saving the world, even this very small part of it, is a tricky business in every sense of the word. Lake Area Disposal is closing its popular recycling drop-off center, at least for a while, aft...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:21 am
Don Blankenship didn’t get what he deserves in his federal trial, but he definitely deserves what he got.“Guilty,” declared all 12 West Virginia jurors who pondered the charge that this arrogant...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:19 am
 WORKPLACE VIOLENCEIt appears to me that the terrorist attack in San Bernardino was a workplace violence attack committed by a terrorist that lost his focus because of disagreements at work. The...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:18 am
In this day and age, who in their right mind would want to start up and run a police department? The Springfield Park District, by all appearances. The district already has a department, but in name o...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:17 am
PARIS – Join us as we stroll through Le Bourget Airport, site of Lindberg’s landing and now the Climate Conference. ( Aside: No, Illinois Times did not really send me to Paris.) Our first impressi...

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