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Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:00 am

Getting labor back into politics

 Tell me, brother, don’t you understandWe’re all working for the Pharaoh“Pharaoh” Richard Thompson© BMG Rights Management US, LLCReform. Our problem is not that everybody talks about it
Illinois - James Krohe Jr
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:00 am

Developing economic development in Springfield

On July 28, Mayor Langfelder 2.0 made good a campaign promise and appointed the members of a new Economic Development Commission that will advise the city’s – which is to say the mayor’s – Off
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


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