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Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:21 am
 MADIGAN’S TO BLAMEI believe it is rather clear that there will not be any meaningful reforms passed by the House as long as Michael Madigan is speaker. He made sure the budget got to such a cr...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:16 am
SOLAR PARKING METERSThank you Bruce Rushton, for your excellent article on parking, including the Decatur idea, worth considering, of yanking all the parking meters. [See “Time expired?” July 20.]...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:16 am
 RACE DISCRIMINATIONPublications aimed at senior citizens are constantly reminding us about the importance of getting in and staying in shape through programs of regular exercise. And there is no...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:17 am
ABOUT THE AMARANTH APPLENow that Springfield’s Amaranth Apple Festival has come and gone, we ought to learn something about the origin of the name.The fictional apple, sadly unavailable from orchard...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:15 am
 THE BUDGET BURDENThe Illinois legislature has overturned the governor’s veto, thereby implementing a budget unseen by the state in more than two years. In order to pay its spiraling liabilitie...
Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:18 am
LESSONS ON LIFE SKILLSI agree with the June 29 article titled “Real innovation,” written by James Krohe Jr. Even though I have a college degree that served me well, I think too much emph...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:16 am
 RESPONSE TO ‘KILLING FIELDS’The recent article by Bruce Rushton titled “Killing Fields” (Jun 22) highlights a growing concern across this country: the soaring number of gun store burglar...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:15 am
 STATE STORAGEI enjoyed James Krohe Jr.’s piece on the Department of Human Services record storage problems (“More floppies in a shoebox,” June 15), but was rather amazed that you could wri...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:16 am
LETTERSWe welcome letters. Please include your full name, address and telephone number. We edit all letters. Send them to editor@illinoistimes.com.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:14 am
 DIVERSE AND PROUDI am an avid reader of your paper and generally look forward to your weekly editions. I was happy to see that you covered pride and put it on the cover of your May 18 edition (�...


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