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Opinion
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 12:00 am

Dick Durbin a Chicagoan?

We don’t mean to criticize, but Chicago magazine’s just-published list of the 50 most-influential Chicagoans has us a bit baffled.
Feature
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am

Legacy Audio makes noise outside Springfield

 They come from everywhere to these metal warehouse-like buildings with a gravel parking lot, hidden behind a plain-looking fourplex on Sangamon Avenue.Bill Dudleston, owner and founder of Spring
News
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:00 am

Manager of a favorite Obama eatery indicted

 James Oh, a restaurateur who once ran one of Barack Obama’s favorite eateries, has been indicted on five counts of filing false state sales and use tax returns, two counts of failure to file a
News
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 12:00 am

Union says no members will be laid off

 The state plans to move the Illinois Department of Transportation’s traffic safety division from its current location on North Ninth Street to the agency’s main building on Dirksen Parkway.A
News
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am

Troubled mine wants to expand

 Even as an underground fire has forced closure of a Montgomery County mine, the mine operator is seeking state permission to expand mining operations near Hillsboro.The Deer Run mine, owned by S
News
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am

SJ-R contract negotiations at turning point

 The union that represents State Journal-Register newsroom employees is weighing options now that a “final and best” contract offer has been rejected by workers.The Jan. 29 vote rejecting man
News
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 12:00 am

IT food writer dies

 We at Illinois Times are shocked and saddened by the passing of Julianne Glatz, our food writer who passed away last night in her sleep.Glatz became a near-instant institution a
News
Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 12:00 am
 A beer summit at Obed and Isaac’s? It could happen.Karen Conn, the wife half of the husband-and-wife team that owns the popular Springfield microbrew pub, confirms that President Barack Obama,

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