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Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 11:01 am

A man with three first names fighting for the every man

Today by chance, I read about a young man who died recently. Jacob David George was a banjo-playing singer/songwriter, bicyclist/activist who rode across the country with a message. His message was...
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 10:38 am
 In "Flyover Country" Is an Insult to Midwesterners Like Me. So Is "Heartland" Sentimentality,” journalist Matthew Wolfson offers a sober and perceptive assessment of the popular sentime...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 01:43 pm
My column next week will be about New York City, and the allure it has always had for the ambitious and the hopeful. Writing it, I was reminded of a something said in an interview by performance artis...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 06:52 am
Being harshly critical of a movie like Charlie Martin Smith’s A Dolphin Tale 2 is akin to kicking a puppy that’s been chewing on your shoes in the teeth.  Yes, corrective measures should b...
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 10:53 am
 The State Journal-Register on Sunday published a useful report by reporter Jamie Monk about the efforts by the Springfield Metro Sanitary District to cope with flooding from "rain events" that...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 06:03 pm
 Parking lot screening. Yes, I know it's on your mind. That's why, in my travels around this commonwealth, keep the Krohe eye peeled for edifying examples of the art that might act as inspirati...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 03:06 pm
 The Y block in downtown Springfield lies along the now-buried course of the Town Branch of Spring Creek. That has implications for the redevelopment of that block, as I noted in Wet Dream. ...

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