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Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:18 am
WATCH WHAT YOU RECYCLEA recent opinion (“The recycling drop-off”) by James Krohe Jr. in the Dec. 10 Illinois Times discussed Lake Area Disposal’s decision to close their recycling drop-off facil...
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 12:20 am
 FIERY DISGUSTI am thoroughly disgusted with Bruce Rushton’s article about the Springfield Fire Department (“Money to burn,” Dec. 10). It was incredibly one-sided and seriously lacking in i...
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 12:19 am
 WORKPLACE VIOLENCEIt appears to me that the terrorist attack in San Bernardino was a workplace violence attack committed by a terrorist that lost his focus because of disagreements at work. The...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:19 am
 HELP FOR HOMELESSThanks to Patrick Yeagle for putting human faces on the problem of homelessness in Springfield in “Homeless for the holidays,” Nov. 19. While statistics are important, even...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:18 am
 TIME FOR CHANGEI would like to thank Illinois Times for covering the homeless in last Thursday’s issue (“Homeless for the holidays” by Patrick Yeagle).On any given night in the United Stat...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:17 am
 SOS FOR EMSAll Illinoisans should be able to count on the arrival of a well-trained, well-equipped medical crew within minutes of dialing 911. After all, every minute counts in a medical emergen...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:20 am
 LIGHTS NOT A PRIORITYInternet sites that facilitate the donation of small amounts of money by large numbers of people, known as “crowdfunding,” are a wonderful innovation.Many teachers, for...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:18 am
OFF THE RAILSI was quite taken by Chris Britt’s cartoon in the Oct. 22-29 Illinois Times. It gives Gov. Rauner credit for going into the gorge but fails to show the people responsible for building t...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:17 am
 PICKING ON POLICEI am a resident, taxpayer and voter for the city of Springfield. I noticed that Britt likes to take cheap shots at the public safety folks (“Cartoon,” Chris Britt, Oct. 15)....
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:17 am
 HOMELESS WRITERWhen I read Mr. Bolin’s letter (GUESTWORK, “From a grateful Springfield homeless man,” by Willis Bolin, Oct. 15), I was humbled. I am so in awe of his outlook on life. I wis...

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