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Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:17 am
 A TOP-HEAVY 186I support Springfield Public School District 186 – I always vote “yes” on bond issues for schools. However, 5.3 percent of our budget spent for administration is not “slig...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:18 am
 GREENING THE COURSEI live out at Piper Glen and was very thrilled that Walters Golf Management is now on site to help recover this great course. It is nice to see sprinklers working again and ac...
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:19 am
NECCESSARY NEGOTIATIONSSince Abraham Lincoln’s time, Springfield residents have relied on local newspapers to provide information and insight about local and state matters.Because Springfield is hom...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:26 am
BALANCING ACTDistrict 186 once had a very healthy balance. (“Balancing school books,” Patrick Yeagle, Sept. 3). Then a group was voted into office that spent the district into bankruptcy. Now the...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
CRIMINALIZING SPEECH The headline for James Krohe Jr.’s editorial in the Aug. 27 Illinois Times reads “Aggressive behavior.” The sub-header reads “Will the high court leave Amer...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:16 am
THE TELLTALE HEADLINESThis week we saw two headlines that, sadly, sum up exactly how Bruce Rauner operates, and what he has in store for vulnerable populations in Illinois.First, you had news&nbs...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:19 am
AN EASIER EXISTENCETax incentives to the ultra wealthy Chicago Board of Trade so they won’t leave? (“Cap City,” Aug. 20) Where will they go with a name like that? Toledo? The museum slowly and q...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:17 am
 A CLEAR CORRELATIONMr. Hellner’s views on climate change are certainly comforting (“Letters,” Aug. 6). I, too, would like to believe that the earth is merely experiencing a cyclical patter...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:18 am
 GHOSTLY QUIETUDEBeing unable to know the time of day the picture was taken, I could not help but notice the shot of downtown that accompanied James Krohe Jr.’s column (“A place for business...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:01 am
 A TIP FROM ABEI have read several articles in various newspapers on how to resolve the Illinois budget impasse. At this point, a reasonable and prudent person would consider it irresolvable.This...


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