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Feature
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:00 am

Congressman John Lewis’ new graphic novel and several lectures shine a light on equality

 “We are tired. We are tired of being beaten by policemen. We are tired of seeing our people locked in jail over and over again. And then you holler, ‘Be patient.’ How long can we be patien
Visual Art
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 12:00 am

Original artworks on auction at fundraising event

 Art by Bernie Hatcher and Delinda Chapman will be available for sale on SaturdayThe artists of The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space will be hosting Pharm Aid this Saturday, October 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.. It is t
Opinion
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:00 am

Address at the reopening of Dickson Mounds

 Rich Miller is on vacation.Eleven thousand years ago no human beings yet lived in the central Illinois river valley. The climate was cool and glaciers from the last great ice age still covered p
Feature
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:00 am

Showcase for local bands

  The Downhome Music, Beer and Art Festival is in its fifth year and things are going like gangbusters. “It’s just grown exponentially for us,” says Downhome founder Josh Catalano. “We ha
Feature
Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:00 am

What would be lost if the Illinois State Museum closes

 There’s more to the Illinois State Museum than meets the average citizen’s eye. The exhibits on display at the museum’s main location at Spring and Edwards streets represent a tiny fractio

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