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Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 03:37 am
PROTECTING ANIMALSKudos to Illinois for being ranked as the state with the strongest laws against cruelty to animals by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.    Treating cruelty to animals ser...
Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 01:14 pm
FOOD, INC.After seeing Food, Inc. I am recommending it to all of my friends. I am feeling extra appreciative of my voice and purchasing power to affect change in our area. I am appalled that our gover...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009 07:29 am

Video Poker, Daniel Hynes and Bobby Schilling

VIDEO POKER BANConstruction jobs are not at risk if communities ban video poker machines. Video gambling will neither bring nor reduce road and construction projects for any community.The state f...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 11:11 pm
SMOKE FOR HEALTHPlease contact your state lawmakers and urge them to support the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, Senate Bill 1381 and House Bill 2514. The recent calling for a...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 08:51 am
GOODBYE, BOBRegarding “Bob Waldmire’s farewell tour” [by Bill Crook, Nov. 26]: A wonderful article about an interesting man. I had the pleasure of running into Bob at his f...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 02:21 am
LET WOMEN DECIDEWhen Planned Parenthood attended the very first health care reform discussion at the White House in March, President Obama made it clear that, under health reform, Americans will not l...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 07:25 pm
TERRORIST PRISONSRecently, Congressman Phil Hare announced that he supports the moving of Guantanamo Bay detainees to the Thomson Correctional Facility, on the basis that it will create thousands of j...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 03:33 am
HOMELESSNESS HAPPENSI was homeless because I lost my job and, ultimately, my apartment because I couldn’t pay my rent. I spent the past seven months living with my parents off and on, sleeping i...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 12:47 am
NOT KICK’N F5Hats off to our friends in F5, Best of Springfield 2009’s Best Cover Band, for this great recognition! No doubt the F5 gang knows how to entertain! What everyone commenting an...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 10:09 am

Racism, Baha'i Faith and Unemployment

MONDAY NIGHT SLURSRacism and the acceptance of racism has reared its ugly head again! On Monday, Oct. 26, my husband and I went to the Capital City Bar and Grill in Capital City Shopping Center for th...


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