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Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 05:57 pm
THANK A BUILDER While our local media outlets often cover the many contributions made by our community’s working men and women, I hope that for Labor Day we can highlight the efforts of a part...
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 01:00 am
COAL ISN’T THE ANSWERThe Taylorville coal plant [see “The dirty business of ‘clean coal,’” by Rachel Wells, Aug. 19] costs are high both in terms of government bailout mo...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 02:47 am
WHO’S THE BACKUP?Today’s IT mentions The Who was at the State Fair in 1968 [see “The Grandstand: 50 years of entertainment at the Illinois State Fair,” Aug. 12]. They were actu...
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 12:58 am
{image-9079} SHARE THE TRACKSWhile the author of “Slower than a speeding bullet” [by James Krohe Jr., Aug. 5] makes salient points about the competing concerns of passenger versus fr...
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 10:01 pm
PUPPY LOVEThanks for the wonderful article on the wonderful work that Wade Kammin is accomplishing [see “Sit, stay, go,” July 29]. Being a puppy raiser is a task much like raising a child....
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...

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