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Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:30 am
On this First Friday downtown, June 3, visit Gallery II for its opening of a new exhibit based on the Internet and hypercontemporary art. The name of the exhibit is an Internet term derived from missi...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 07:43 pm

Orders Veterans Affairs to address weeks-long delays in suicide, PTSD treatment

Every day, 18 veterans in the United States commit suicide, while another 1,000 attempt suicide each month.That’s according to a federal district court which recently ordered the U.S. Department...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 09:10 am

Adding up the cost of non-wage benefits

Our lives and our politics are dominated by money, yet our thinking about the most basic number of them all – how much we earn – doesn’t add up. You’d think that people would a...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 03:58 pm

Illinois native explains close call with serial killer

Bonney Hogue Patterson saw her neighbor’s killer twice in the days surrounding a brutal sexual assault and murder that in 1978 shook the town of Marion, where Mt. Vernon native Patterson had mov...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 07:11 pm
Jacksonville has a new square! Citizens and guests join together May 21-22 in a huge celebration to mark the restoration of the new downtown area. A parade begins at 10 a.m. and an opening ceremony st...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 03:49 pm

New research on shaken baby syndrome could set Pamela Jacobazzi free

Something wasn’t right when Cynthia Czapski picked up her 10-month-old son, Matthew, from a Bartlett, Ill., day care on Aug. 11, 1994. The child seemed to be sleeping, but she couldn’t wak...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 03:44 pm

U of I credit cards out of control

An audit of the Illinois State Police released April 7 shows problems with inventory control, information security and more, but ISP says it lacks the resources to address some problems. Meanwhile, a ...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 06:33 am

Lawmakers urged to avoid splitting up minority communites

Minority groups in Springfield and statewide are calling for better representation as the Illinois legislature mulls redistricting plans.At an Illinois Senate Redistricting Committee hearing April 4, ...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 08:17 pm

Audit shows problems at Illinois Power Agency

The state agency responsible for buying Illinois’ electricity is under fire after an annual audit showed numerous problems with accounting and transparency.A March 24 report by Illinois Auditor ...

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