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Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 10:11 am

The church people come for a visit

Untitled Document The church people come for a visit By CAROL MANLEY I had to give the people credit for climbing those stairs. The secur...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 02:55 pm

Springfield-area nonprofits share their holiday wish lists

Untitled Document American Red Cross 1045 Outer Park Dr., 217-787-7602 The American Red Cross, Illinois Capital Area Chapter, provides relief to victims of disasters and...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 04:24 pm

Dr. Sandra Steingraber imagines an Illinois that stops poisoning its people with cancer-causing chemicals.

Untitled Document Did you find your jeans, Sandy?” Feet are scurrying about upstairs. A faint “Yes” floats down the stairwell. Kay St...
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 12:32 pm

Some of the events celebrating the season in the Springfield area

Untitled Document Holiday Hall and Fine Craft Exhibition Through Dec. 15. From more than 40 central Illinois artists, an array of handmade gifts including coin ...
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 06:00 pm

Eric and Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson drive UIS Theatre into

Untitled Document At first glance, Eric and Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson don’t betray their years lived on the stage and in the director’s chair. They don...
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 04:42 am

The U.S. ensured that the first-ever global-warming treaty would

Untitled Document Ten years. In geological time, 10 years is hardly noticed — a speck of dust. But for sentient beings, much happens in 10 years. Children grow ...
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 08:00 pm

UIS undergrad gives the greatest gift — her time

Untitled Document In a give-and-take world, Shana Stine knows only how to give. The University of Illinois-Springfield junior has volunteered more than 300 hou...
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 10:09 am

Springfield-area nonprofits share their holiday wish lists

Untitled Document Illinois Times invites local nonprofit organizations to tell our readers what they need — in addition to financial support — for the ho...
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 04:26 am

The Kyoto Protocol began the race to halt global warming. On its 10th anniversary, why are we barely past the starting gate?

Untitled Document I remember so well the final hours of the Kyoto conference. The negotiations had gone on long past their scheduled evening close, and the convention...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007 10:48 pm

After years of fighting the feds, James Earl Ray’s brother banks on a new book to settle his account

John Larry Ray has been pitching this story for nearly a decade — but until now few have been willing to listen. On March 30, 1998, Ray says, less than a month before his brother died, he wrote...


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