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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 02:21 pm
A LESSON IN STATEGOVERNMENTRe: Caroline Newsmann’s letters [Letters to the editor, Dec. 23 and Jan. 14], Miss Newsmann and friends of Senior Services of Central Illinois, as polite as possible I...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 02:23 am
FOREIGN FILM SERIESThank you for the great coverage of Molly Schlich’s foreign film series [see “Reel foreign,” Jan. 14]. I was delighted by all the pages given to the series. T...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 06:07 am
FLAWED LAWRe: the texting ban [see “Texting ban more bark than bite” Jan. 7], they will need to ban eating, smoking, hygiene (makeup, shaving etc.) or any other distraction that can cause ...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 01:52 pm

Drive-up Liquor windows, Avatar and Daniel Hyne

DRINK AND DRIVE-UPIf you people think Sam Cahnman is an embarrassment, what about the fact that Springfield is the only major city in Illinois that still allows drive-up liquor window sales? How embar...
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...


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