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Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 06:14 pm
TOP ELECTION ANALYSESLeave it to one of our hometown columnists to come up with one of the best analyses of the Nov. 6 election I have seen! Jim Krohe’s Dec. 6 commentary (“Crowdsourcing p...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 07:47 am

Harold Gregor and medical marijuana

IN PLAIN SIGHTJames Krohe’s article, “Flatland into flatscapes,” (Nov. 29) is a fine testimonial to Harold Gregor, his inventiveness and his influence on several generations of Illin...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 05:09 pm
REWARD SCHOOL BOARDDr. Ikejiaku’s resignation because of alleged hiring irregularities at District 186 will open a can of worms. There have been rumors for years of how the district was hiring &...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 01:11 pm

Affordable Care Act, residency rule and beer

DON’T LOSE SIGHTThe health care system will dramatically change in 2014 as a result of the Affordable Care Act, or health care reform. As an optometrist who has served Illinois for 39 years, I s...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 02:26 pm
GOOD CONDUCT CREDIT FOR ALLWith Illinois having $85 billion in unfunded pension liabilities, the credit rating agencies could no longer ignore the state’s fiscal mess. What’s worse is that...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 04:41 am
SAVE ENOS SCHOOLDankor Development Company is pleased with Ty Rees’ idea, for the school district to build the new Enos School on nearby contiguous lots and to preserve the present Enos School f...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 04:45 pm
SUPPORT RAPE VICTIMSAs a rape victim advocate, I want every public official who makes a deplorable, victim-blaming statement to simply say, “I am sorry. I will never say that again.” Wheth...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 10:27 am

Enos School and prescriptions

CLOSER LOOK AT ENOS SCHOOLI saw in IT (See “Enos School replacement plan under fire,” Oct. 18) that Save Old Springfield founder and historic preservation expert Jerry Jacobson is acc...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 08:48 am
CRYING OVER TIERSThank you for publishing an article that brings more light onto the State of Illinois’ five-tier retirement systems [see “For state pensions, use a scalpel not an ax,&rdqu...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 05:12 am
UU PERSPECTIVEAs a former Catholic, I was not surprised by Bishop Paprocki’s recent public statements. In my youth, I heard similar admonishments from the pulpit. Indeed, that is one of the reas...

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