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Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:01 am
Thanksgiving – a time of grace and family sharing – will start with an extra-graceful act from the White House this year.Just as every president since Lincoln has done, Barack Obama will grant cle...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 One thing you can say about Rick Perry is that he sticks to his guns. If one of his policy proposals turns out to be dumb, by golly, he will double down on dumb.For example, in his current re-ru...
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:01 am
 OK, so what we’re gonna do today is discuss some congressional races that you may or may not care about in order to talk about the governor’s race, which you probably do care about since you...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 am

First full-scale carbon sequestration site planned near Jacksonville

 Illinois is one step closer this week to becoming the home of the nation’s first “clean coal” facility, planned near Jacksonville.The federally backed FutureGen 2.0 project aims to capture...
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 12:01 am

Businesses frustrated with law four years after passage

 Although the 2010 federal health insurance reforms have survived nearly 50 repeal attempts and a trip to the U.S. Supreme Court, the law remains controversial. The Patient Protection and Afforda...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 01:26 pm
Gov. Pat Quinn used the phrase “our Illinois” almost 30 times last week in one form or another during his annual State of the State address.“In our Illinois, everyone should have acc...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 03:40 pm

My experience at the inauguration

With eyes wide open, I traveled to the District of Columbia during inauguration weekend hoping to experience what our country has to offer. I never was patriotic or felt like I could identify with oth...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 03:48 pm
More like The Sopranos in tone and feel than Pulp Fiction, what with its lack of self-aware irony, Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly has more than a few axes to grind. Intent on throwing the ...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 09:01 pm
The sky is falling! The end times are upon us! It’s all over for America! And it’s all because of you execrable voters. This is the wretched wail of a few corporate chieftains who claim to...

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