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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 Once again the Illinois Central Blues Club delivers, sponsoring a show by one of Chicagoland’s most respected and versatile blues artists. Maurice John Vaughn started out playing the saxophone...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 There’s nothing like a balmy January break from freezing temps to encourage us to wander from our warm caves for a hot time listening to cool music.First, we send our condolences and sympathy...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 12:01 am
 Michael Bond’s Paddington books were not a part of my childhood, so I went into Paul King’s big screen adaptation of these beloved English children’s stories blissfully ignorant. I’m gla...
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...

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