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Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
REQUIRED READINGLauren P. Duncan’s takeout story, “Cash helps Rauner climb” (Feb. 27), ought to be required reading for everybody who votes in this month’s Republican primary, probably the Nov...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
 NURTURING FUTURE LINCOLNSIn 1832, our own Mr. Lincoln called education “the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.” Mr. Lincoln’s words have never been timelier. Qu...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 BIRD’S-EYE VIEWIn response to Graham and Ednita Murdock’s question in the Feb. 13 Illinois Times (“For the birds,” Letters to the Editor), the bird heard at the end on the movie Shawshan...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 FOR THE BIRDSGreat article about birds and wildlife habitat (“What do the birds tell us?” Jeanne Townsend Handy, Feb. 6). Thank you for sharing!I have a question about a bird sound that has...
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 12:01 am
 LAUGHTER BEST MEDICINEThank you for your recent article on Mike Pittman’s eclectic life in Springfield in which his ventures have now led him to doing a One Mic Stand Comedy Show (“Funny Bus...
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:01 am
 CHIEF GOMO MARKERIn James Krohe Jr.’s column last week (“A new Dawn at the Statehouse?” Jan. 23),he pointed his pen to public art, specifically the statues at the Illinois Statehouse and t...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 HOPE THRIVESI am writing in support of The Hope Institute for Children and Families and the caring, compassionate staff that care for the children there.A few years ago my wife, Linda, and I bec...
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 HELP THE HOMELESSLast week we experienced bone-chilling sub-zero weather. Those who suffer the most when the thermometer drops below zero are our homeless brothers and sisters. This month, there...
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:01 am
CONNS’ EXCELLENT VENTURESLet’s start this letter off with some background history that defines the determination and adeptness of Court and Karen Conn to move and rehab the historic, Lincoln-era M...
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 DRIVING IT HOMEI would like to make a comment about your article “Driving while black” (Patrick Yeagle, Dec. 19). I have never seen a city of Springfield police car parked at a U-turn on I-5...


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