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Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:00 am
King Day came and went this year with the usual good feeling. The Frontiers International breakfast swarmed with politicians rarely seen in Springfield – Aaron Schock, Rodney Davis. . . even Sue Sch
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 12:00 am
Finally, millions who have been denied health insurance are now getting coverage. But when the bills for Obamacare start coming due, it will become more obvious than ever that policy needs to shift fr
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 12:00 am
The Illinois Times staff welcomes Lauren P. Duncan, our editorial intern from the UIS Public Affairs Reporting master’s degree program. From now till June you’ll see her byline frequently in these
Editor's Note
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 12:00 am
For our Jan. 1, 1976, edition, Illinois Times asked local leaders to prognosticate on the year ahead. Irv Smith, then the Sangamon County Superintendent of Schools: “I think it’s predictable Sprin
Fletcher Farrar: Reporter at Large
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am

Could the U.S. be heading for an era of great reform?

 The shutdown of both the government and the American spirit was still in full effect when U of I professor Robert McChesney addressed about 300 environmentalists at the annual fundraising banque


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