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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 A solid majority of Illinoisans want newly inaugurated Gov. Bruce Rauner to find common ground with the Democratic legislative majority rather than be confrontational, a new poll finds. However,...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 swimming lessons  poem #1     I don’t recall how kids 3 and 4 learnedto swim I do have a found scrap from ellielabeled “courage tests” the list headedby “swim through...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 In 1914, newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst mounted a yellow-journalism crusade to demonize the entire genus of cannabis plants. Why? To sell newspapers, of course, but also because he wa...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 12:01 am

One man’s path out of homelessness

 It only took about a month for William Guyer of Springfield to go from employed to living on the street, but it took him almost a year to get back.Guyer’s story is one of injustice, heartbreak...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
My boyfriend of eight months was with his ex for almost five years. Unfortunately, she passed two years ago. I have sympathy for him but occasionally he’ll call me by her name and it’s really upse...
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:01 am
 Brent and Kendra Boesdorfer are passionate about coffee: its endless nuances of flavor that depend on location, terroir (soil), altitude; as well as growing, harvesting, processing and roasting...
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:01 am
Growing up in Texas, I learned that God and guns were important, but football – well, football was the real religion, the essence of life itself.So I can understand the hyperbolic exuberance of a ra...
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:01 am
I had an amazing first date with this guy: dinner, a movie, a stroll around the park and a passionate good-night kiss. That was two weeks ago. Since then, I haven’t heard a peep. How was it awesome...
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:01 am
 His best and most-assured film since Invictus, Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper covers many themes the filmmaker has touched on over the course of his career. The devastating impact of violenc...
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 12:01 am
 Prepare yourself for plenty of local action as clubs are filled with area bands this weekend. But a deeper look shows a Tennessee tie to the local scene now and in recent weeks.Nashville may be...

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