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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 ...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 07:53 pm

The pill, problem properties and sex offender laws

JUBILATION OR SHAME?Recently I read an article (Guestwork: “Golden anniversary of the pill,” IT, May 13) commenting on 50 years of “The Pill” which presented the fact as a caus...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 10:07 pm
DANCE SPRINGFIELDWhat a thrill to see the article “Dancing without the stars” by Julie Cellini [May 6]. My wife and I were also honored to have been included in this story. Sharon and I ha...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 02:19 pm

Fat Ass 5K, Scott Lee Cohen and Nukes

MOVE YOUR FAT ASSRegarding the Fat Ass 5K, which will raise money for charity with a run through downtown Springfield May 8: Well, good for charity, very bad for local business! Any event that takes p...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 01:06 am

Nonsmoker tax, Walmart and SMTD

HOW TO AVOID TAXI almost fell off my chair laughing when I read the letter from the smoker who challenges non-smokers to contribute to the cause (tobacco taxes) just as smokers do [“Letters,&rdq...

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