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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...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 10:09 am

Free the blogger, drunk drivers, media and Brian Wilson

FREE THE BLOGGERThis incident is deeply disturbing [see “Blogger busted: Free speech goes on trial in Sangamon County,” by Amanda Robert, Oct. 15]. ...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 02:29 am

Obama, Storytelling, High-Speed Rail and Mass Transic

BEST STRIP“The idea of Obama,” in This Modern World by Tom Tomorrow [IT, Oct. 15] is not only the best strip of the year, it’s also the best political commentary of the year as well!...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 08:59 am

Nonproffit, Noose Unresolved and Lake Stimulus

POOR ARE DESPERATE I am a volunteer at Senior Services of Central Illinois. I would like to draw attention to the plight of nonprofit agencies in our state. All nonprofit agencies funded by the state a...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 03:18 pm

High-speed rail, racism and ShoeTopia

HIGH-SPEED NOOSESThe past couple of months have been enlightening. First we have politically connected city workers putting up nooses around the work area of black men. There have been a number of noo...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 10:16 am

Real rallies, parental participation and high-speed rail

RALLIES ARE REALThe opinion article by Jim Hightower — “Fake rallies on the rise” (Sept. 3) — was rife with inaccuracies. Hightower seems unable to comprehend that the current ...


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