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Thursday, May 12, 2011 05:12 am

Low income apartments and abandonded buildings

LOW-INCOME APARTMENTSI have to say I don’t follow the goings on of the Springfield City Council all that closely but I am flabbergasted at Ald. Gail Simpson’s total lack of regard for her ...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 11:20 am

John Shimkus, Autisum funding and gardening

SHIMKUS AWAY FROM HOMEI often appreciate the statements Congressman John Shimkus makes to area news outlets about the environment. He speaks in favor of protecting public health and supporting real sc...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 03:20 pm

Going green, Jerald Jacobs and Hunter Lake

GOING GREENYour article, “Renewing your home with solar and wind” [by Karen Fitzgerald, April 21] seemed interesting, but I wanted to tell you the real story about trying to go green.I&rsq...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 06:13 am
HARVARD PARK MEMORYMy dad is unable to use a computer but asked me to “look up on the computer” which I did and found this article [see “Harvard Park celebrates a century as a workin...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 03:19 pm
CONCEALED CARRY QUESTIONSWe are living in a state of anxiety these days. One of the things that we have focused our fears on is crime, and the only help being offered in the public forum seems to be s...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 03:20 pm

Guns and schools

GUNS VS. SCHOOLSI mourn the passing of the good old days when political and military leaders spoke wisely and bluntly about the issues facing the country.Possibly some leaders still are speaking wisel...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 12:49 pm

Constitution, real leaders and home birth

WRONG PATHThe column by James Krohe Jr. in Illinois Times Feb 17 was interesting and factual [see “Sacred documents: Why the Constitution is not our political holy book”]. However, taking ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 06:01 pm
COST OF CUTSRegarding “Quinn makes shameful cuts to child care,” by Rich Miller, Feb. 10: I am a home daycare provider. I have a family with three children. The mother, 27 years old, is go...
Thursday, March 17, 2011 04:46 pm
AFGHANISTAN CONT.Although I agree that the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq have lost all purpose and reason, I caution you not to hope that the invasions will end anytime soon [See “The longes...
Thursday, March 10, 2011 05:50 am

Health care, capitol rallys and penions

MARCH AGAINST SUFFERINGI was amazed that the article by James Krohe Jr., “Living too high off the hog” [ March 3] was even considered for publication. His comparison of members of our comm...


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