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Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am

The beers of October. We drank lots of beer so you don’t have to

 Tastes change with the advent of fall.Absent the blast furnace of summer, we become more finicky, less willing to shotgun can after can from 18-packs that dip below 10 bucks when the temperature
News
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am
 With finances uncertain, a financer of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is urging the state to fund the project that aims to digitize every document that Lincoln either wrote or read during
News
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am

Memo on Lincoln papers released

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency will not apply for a federal grant to help fund the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project that is digitizing every document ever read or written by the Great Emancipator.
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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:00 am

Critics warn it rewards waste

 A City Water, Light and Power plan to restructure electrical rates is a recipe for wastefulness, critics say.The utility has proposed raising fixed meter charges while lowering usage rates as a
Opinion
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:00 am

Rauner’s secrets land him in court

It’s a quote that can’t be repeated often enough as Gov. Bruce Rauner builds a reputation for secrecy at all costs – so long as he isn’t the one paying the bills.“I want to make Illinois gov
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Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:00 am

Mining company to pay $300,000

 Attorney General Lisa Madigan has settled a pollution lawsuit against a Carlinville coal mine operator for nearly $300,000.Under terms of the settlement, Macoupin Energy, a subsidiary of Foresig
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Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 12:00 am

Newspaper sues governor

Illinois Times today sued Gov. Bruce Rauner after Attorney General Lisa Madigan ruled that the governor must turn over his appointment calendar in response to the paper’s request made under the state Freedom of Information Act.
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Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 12:00 am

Lincoln papers, presidential library in critical condition

On orders from the governor’s office, the IHPA has refused to renew a contract with UIS for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project.

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