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Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:16 am
 It is a public building that is not only beautiful in design, but was constructed under budget. Few other public facilities can make those claims.June 20 marks the 25th anniversary of the dedica...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:14 am

Interview with U of I pioneer scientist

Editor’s note: University of Illinois comparative biosciences professor Fred Kummerow, now 100, first reported a link between dietary transfats and heart disease in 1957. Trained in lipid biochemist...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:05 am
 A few weeks ago, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia made a small splash in the press when he took Congress to task for failing to authorize our nation’s ongoing war against Islamic militants. “The s...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
 It appears certain that drunk drivers, drivers under the influence of drugs, and distracted drivers will continue to kill and injure innocent motorists. Why is it so certain, when everyone recog...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 am
When visitors come to Illinois, they enjoy our cities, towns, and countryside. They fill our hotels, meeting centers, restaurants, shops and attractions. And, most importantly, they leave behind an ec...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 “As goes the leadership of the top 100 cities, so goes the country’s economic future,” suggests Jim Clifton, Gallop CEO, in The Coming JOBS War. “Fixing America’s biggest problems and ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
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 The train carrying Abraham Lincoln’s body drew throngs of mourners across Illinois as it completed the last leg of its journey from Chicago to Springfield. That was 150 years ago this week. De...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

And a response from the ALPLM advisory board

We write today with deep concern over the future of historic preservation in Illinois and all the educational and economic benefits it provides. We’re hoping you’ll lend your voices to saving the ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 The war is over 150 years ago; a week later Lincoln is dead. Now it is three weeks till his body is finally laid to rest in Springfield. At first it seemed bizarre and maudlin to plan a reenactm...

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