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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...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 07:31 pm

St. Johns, Pat Quinn and tobacco tax

GREEN HOSPITALI am writing to you regarding your article about St. John’s Hospital’s future building plans [see “Getting bigger, going green,” April 8]. It is laudable that the...
Thursday, April 15, 2010 10:52 pm
MEMORIES OF STEVIE’SThank you for the memories about Stevie’s Latin Village. I remember during the 1960s my parents would go to Stevie’s for occasional Saturday night dates. They wou...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 07:47 pm
HOME BIRTH, THEN AND NOWRe: “Home delivery,” March 25, by Amanda Robert — It’s so sad that after all these years most expectant parents in Illinois still don’t have the o...
Thursday, April 1, 2010 01:30 pm
NUCLEAR SPHERESAfter having read Diane Ivey’s article on “Nuclear Power Revival” [March 18], I wanted to bring an additional consideration of nuclear power in Illinois. About a decad...

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