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Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:58 am

Birth records, drunk drivers and crime prevention

OPEN BIRTH RECORDSNo state has ever guaranteed, by law, the anonymity of relinquishing parents [see “Birth records opened, but not enough,” by Jackson Adams, IT, July 15]. But all states d...
Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:02 pm
BAGWELL’S BUCKSTim Bagwell wants to go to Congress and spend money [see Guestwork, July 15]. He envisions expanded rail carrying manufactured freight, but fails to identify or suggest how Illino...
Thursday, July 15, 2010 02:31 pm
PREVENTION EDUCATIONThis is an excellent article [“Gaining on drunk drivers,” by Jolonda Young, July 8]. However, there is a key piece that is missing – alcohol prevention education....
Thursday, July 8, 2010 07:14 am
RETIREMENT AGERecently, U.S. Rep John Boehner, House minority leader, said that he thought we should raise the retirement age to 70 in order to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This raising o...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 10:51 pm
BREAK THE CHAINI am writing about an issue that has gone unaddressed for too long — that of the perpetually chained or penned, so-called “outside” or “backyard” dog. Ther...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 01:39 am

Lazer Dudes, state pension and oil

NOT A FANI am not an avid fan of Illinois Times. But, once or twice a month I will pick up a copy to thumb through with a faint hope that I’ll be shocked by one of the articles. Finally it happe...
Thursday, June 17, 2010 10:03 pm
PREVENTING ALZHEIMER’SThank you for your very informative article [see “Preventing Alzheimer’s,” by Diane Ivey, May 20]. Ms. Ivey did an excellent job researching and talking w...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 01:41 am
A BIKE FRIENDThe cover story was a gem [see “Bike to the future,” by Patrick Yeagle, June 3.].I have been a cycling buff for some time, even commuting to work several times a week. Your st...
Thursday, June 3, 2010 01:39 am
DOWN THE DRAINAfter reading your Earth Day issue I was fired up to find a local or regional hazardous waste disposal day. As recently as two years ago, civic or nonprofit organizations could sponsor a...
Thursday, May 27, 2010 09:12 am
NOISE A HEALTH HAZARDColumnist James Krohe Jr. in his thoughtful article on boom cars and noise [see “Noise about noise,” by James Krohe Jr., May 20] had not emphasized the fact that ...

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