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Guest Opinion
Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005 12:00 am
To Ted Smith, East Jackson Street is more than a street -- it's the backbone of the neighborhood he's lived in for 57 years. Abraham Lincoln lived on Jackson, 20 blocks west of here, so it's the back
Guest Opinion
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004 12:00 am
Every morning about 2 o'clock, the "train they call the City of New Orleans" rolls south through Cairo with its indomitable "Good morning, America, how are you?" "Not so good" might be the repl
Guest Opinion
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004 12:00 am
As the death toll rises in Iraq, thoughts turn to the next strategy for stopping this war. The easiest way would have been to elect John Kerry, but that didn't work. It might not have worked ev
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Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004 12:00 am
A green carpet of moss at the campground welcomed the two of us to the trailhead. We crossed a dry creek bed and followed the sign for the White Pine Trail. Past a green swamp, then up easy slo
Guest Opinion
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 12:00 am
The weekend was full of neighborhood moments. Friday evening we walked from our house a couple of blocks, past children skipping rope on the sidewalk, for walleye sandwiches at Suzie-Q's. We ra
Guest Opinion
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 12:00 am
Two St. Louis men were arrested last month after being seen operating video cameras in the vicinity of City Water, Light and Power's coal-fired generating station. Turns out they were filming d


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