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Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 01:03 pm

Succession plan not clear

John Childress, temporary head of the U.S. attorney’s office for the Central District of Illinois, is leaving.Sharon Paul, spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Springfield, confirmed ...
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 10:16 am
 When I was growing up, I loved going to my mom’s cousin’s house for Sunday dinner. Iva Rose would serve seemingly endless platters of chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, garden v...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:15 am

Rodney Davis spins truth

Here’s an ad we haven’t seen.“Hello, I’m Rodney Davis. In 2015, I voted for a $1.1 trillion budget bill that exceeded spending limits by $66 billion. Barack Obama called it a Christmas present...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:14 am
A consortium of national, state and local officials of Republican persuasion have mounted a tawdry campaign over the past decade to slam the ballot box shut on entire segments of America’s electorat...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:13 am
Dear J.B. Pritzker, I totally understand the campaign politics of not wanting to say what you think the income tax rates should be under a graduated tax structure. I also get why you won’t say what...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:12 am
 SO LONG, SEARSSo long, Sears. What? Too soon? Actually it’s Kmart that’s filing bankruptcy. Kmart bought Sears and changed the name to improve their image. Sort of like Southwestern Bell wit...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:11 am
Last week we said farewell to Scott Faingold, Illinois Times staff writer who has been with us full time for the past five years, covering arts, culture and business. He has accepted a full-time teach...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:10 am
Tell me: What does it actually mean to be an American? In the press of day-to-day events and amid the ongoing tumult of politics, we don’t think about this much. Yet it’s a crucial question, one t...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:09 am
 On Friday and Saturday nights in October, experience the horror of the Extreme Haunted Hayrides and Zombie Paintball Rides, located in Riverside Park, just two blocks north of Dirksen Parkway at...


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