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Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
 It’s well-known that harsh climate conditions can mess with your mind – from cabin fever to heat delirium. But America is now experiencing an even more dangerous mind-numbing disease called...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am

Compassionate response to victims gives them confidence to report

 Julia Dixon only knew her attacker a few hours before her exciting new college experience became a nightmare.It was her second weekend at college, and Dixon, then age 18, was watching YouTube vi...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 The Springfield Civic Garden Club brings knowledge, expertise and May flowers to the livestock section of Illinois State Fairgrounds Sale Barn 26 this Saturday, May 9, from 8 a.m. until noon. Th...
Friday, May 8, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, May 9, Henson Robinson Zoo hosts Dr. Dolittle Day. The fun starts at 10 a.m. with Springfield Theatre Centre performances of selections from Dr. Dolittle, Jr.: The Musical. The rest...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 According to the press release, “The Fat Ass 5K and Street Party for Charity is not your grandfather’s 5K. Unless your grandfather is cool. Then it’s totally his 5K.” The 3.2-mile race r...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 Remember those entertainment relics called “lounge singers” who could somewhat sleazily, but mostly cheesily, easily charm the pants off a mannequin? Bill Murray famously portrayed one in th...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 Yes, I know that asparagus is available in groceries these days pretty much year round, but it’s still something best enjoyed in spring, just plucked as it shoots from the earth in nearby fiel...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
 Big Oil, labor exploiters, industrial food factories, frackers and other corporate profiteers have been paying a lot of money to a man that celebrates himself as “Dr. Evil” – the scourge o...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am

Would Elizabeth Graham be allowed to teach today?

 Reading Phil Bradley’s fine remembrance of Elizabeth Graham the other day (see “Before the university we had Elizabeth Graham,” April 9, 2015) I was moved to reflect again on teachers and...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 This Saturday, April 25, take a step for autism at the 2015 Autism Awareness Walk and Family Fun Day, hosted by the Autism Society of Central Illinois. All activities, which will be held at Sout...

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