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Second Thoughts
Friday, July 31, 2015 12:00 am
Now and then in recent columns, I’ve touched on the risks and the occasional opportunities faced by Illinois as the world’s climate changes. Over at WUIS-FM’s useful news site, three experts
Second Thoughts
Friday, July 31, 2015 12:00 am
Words are to a writer what nails are to carpenter or lies to a diplomat. To do your job well you must choose just the right one for the job. I was chagrined today to learn, some 60 years late, that
Illinois - James Krohe Jr
Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:00 am

Making a small world bigger and the big one smaller

 So much of happiness, I’ve realized, depends on getting tuned in. When he was a young married, my father used to tune in the console radio in the living room of the Krohe family mansion on Man
Second Thoughts
Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:00 am
 In “Naming rights and wrongs,” I discussed, but did not settle, a question raised by Rick Miller of Capitol Fax, to whit, whether government facilities and entities in Illinois should be
Second Thoughts
Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:00 am
 In “Town character,” my recent column about the hometown as hero in mid-Illinois books, I noted that towns, like people, have different personalities. They are born, grow old and die. In
Second Thoughts
Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:00 am
 In “The razor blade in the apple” I ventured to dismiss Mr. Rauner’s proposal to exempt local governments from the Prevailing Wage Act, which sets a locally controlled floor for constru

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