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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...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am
 A RIVER RUNS THROUGH ITI read with great interest your recent article about the Sangamon River (“Paddling the Sangamon River water trail,” Jeanne Townsend Handy, Nov. 7). I grew up along the...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am
RAISING DISTRICT 186 FEESI have been following with interest the variety of proposed tax increases to benefit School District 186. I should begin by acknowledging that a strong school system is paramo...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am
 FILM FEST BACKGROUNDI was excited and pleased to see your article in the Illinois Times about the Route 66 Film Festival [Nov. 1 and 2 at Capital City Bar and Grill. Go to illinoistimes.com for ...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 12:49 pm
PHOTO BY DAVID HINE GAME-LOVEMr. Krohe seems a bit negative in this article. (“Courting new fans: The Velasco Tennis Center opens in Washington Park,” James Krohe Jr., Oct. 17). I’m a prett...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am
Other cast members look on as Henry Drummond (Jim Dahlquist, right) questions Matthew Brady (Rich McCoy, left) PHOTO BY DONNA LOUNSBERRY INHERIT JUST BAD“Is it timeless or just old?” asks Zac...
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
Though the plans for Springfield’s railroad consolidation on the 10th Street corridor are set, funding is still uncertain and the community is still divided. PHOTO BY PATRICK YEAGLE MOVE THAT T...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 01:03 pm
NAPALM IS A WAR CRIMESixty-three years ago atop a high ridge in the hills of North Korea, we were ready to open defensive fire against the sons of Chinese rice farmers climbing up to meet us, when a g...

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