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Second Thoughts
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:00 am
 A drearily familiar story came briefly back to mind in today's Trib. The campus in Harvard in northern Illinois that Motorola opened in 1997 to make cellphones. and which had been closed since
Illinois - James Krohe Jr
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:00 am

Springfield to gay man in 1993: “We don’t need to know that.”

This week I dust off a Prejudices column from June 3, 1993, when same-sex marriage was illegal in Illinois and many Springfieldians still believed that same-sex love should be too. Tom Chiola, by the
Second Thoughts
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 12:00 am
When the National Park Service in 1971 took over the blocks of Eighth and Jackson streets around the Lincoln home, it ruthlessly cleared them of any structures that had not been standing w
Second Thoughts
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am
Space limitations kept me from discussing all of Springfield's International Style buildings in my recent column on jet-age architecture. You’d think that the basic building model for the state fa

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