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Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 HOPE THRIVESI am writing in support of The Hope Institute for Children and Families and the caring, compassionate staff that care for the children there.A few years ago my wife, Linda, and I bec...
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 HELP THE HOMELESSLast week we experienced bone-chilling sub-zero weather. Those who suffer the most when the thermometer drops below zero are our homeless brothers and sisters. This month, there...
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:01 am
CONNS’ EXCELLENT VENTURESLet’s start this letter off with some background history that defines the determination and adeptness of Court and Karen Conn to move and rehab the historic, Lincoln-era M...
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 DRIVING IT HOMEI would like to make a comment about your article “Driving while black” (Patrick Yeagle, Dec. 19). I have never seen a city of Springfield police car parked at a U-turn on I-5...
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:01 am
 PENSION PLANNINGI don’t know Mr. Krohe so there is nothing personal in this reply to his rant about state employee pensions (“Promises, promises,” Dec. 12). However, as someone who worked ...
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:01 am
BARNEY FIFEReading the article by Phil Bradley (“The cop was right to ticket me,” Dec. 5) about the Illinois State Police captain he called “straight arrow” because he would “ticket his own...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am
AND ALL THAT JAZZI couldn’t agree with you more on this week’s column on noise in public places. (“Foreground music,” James Krohe Jr., Dec. 5.) Being a person with some hearing loss, I find ba...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:01 am
 WRITTEN IN THE STARSThe students who attend UIS and then leave afterward have no sense of history or tradition about our beloved Prairie Stars. Some out-of-state group is hired to create ridicul...
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:01 am
 MORE THAN JUST PLAYA column on Springfield’s coming Kidzeum (“Having fun saving the world,” James Krohe Jr., Nov. 7) challenged the premise that play museums are a learning experience.Sure...
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 12:01 am
 KING OF BLUESI read the review in Illinois Times today about B.B. King at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS. (“The thrill is gone,” Bruce Rushton, Nov. 18, illinoistimes.com). I thought I would share...

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