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Thursday, April 15, 2010 08:29 am
Libraries are an important part of our society. They provide a variety of choices in books, music, movies, audio-books and research tomes as well as public Internet, children’s reading programs,...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 09:06 pm

Share-A-Meal on April 13 supports local charities

We would like to make an offer to our friends and neighbors in Springfield that we hope they can’t refuse.Would you rather attend a stuffy fundraising dinner with a group of people you don’...
Thursday, April 1, 2010 03:29 am
Over the last decade Illinois has experienced remarkable growth; unfortunately it is not the type of growth that promotes prosperity: General Revenue Fund spending has grown by $10 billion, the state&...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 01:02 am
In 1979 Springfield looked a lot different than it does today, a sleepy town that many agreed was a great place to raise a family. Outsiders referred to the city jokingly as “Springpatch” ...
Thursday, March 4, 2010 01:04 am
President Obama recently convened lawmakers from both parties at the White House for a summit on health reform. Although the attendees failed to strike a grand compromise, Democratic congressional lea...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 01:02 am
The bitterness and dysfunction in Congress continue, with the Republicans in the Senate and the House refusing to vote for any bills which the Democrats might point to as something they, and Congress,...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 01:02 am

Announcing a Citizens Forum on Foreign Policy

Isn’t it interesting that so many people walking through life today seem not to see or be aware of the most spectacular scenery of events the world has ever produced? We live in a pivotal epoch ...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 06:39 pm
As the eating patterns in America shift towards healthier foods, the demand for natural and organic products is rising. No one wants to support the food industry using unnatural, cheap, and secretive ...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 07:07 am
There seems to be no end to commercials for prescription drugs these days. They all seem to feature the same type of generic scenes of people strolling on the beach in billowy clothing, laughing at a ...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 06:57 pm
Last week, 150 people from across the country completed an 11-day fast to bring attention to the Obama Administration’s broken promise to shut down Guantanamo within one year. The promise was ma...

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