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Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:16 am
 In corporations, universities, government offices and elsewhere, there is usually an oppressive male culture and a repressive power structure that routinely shortchanges women on pay and on prom...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:15 am
 The state constitutions of Illinois and Arizona have very similar language prohibiting reductions to pension benefits and welding pensions to contract law.But the two are very different states....
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:14 am
A SUCCESSFUL BICENTENNIALThe Illinois Bicentennial Coordinating Committee of Springfield worked intently to make the Illinois Bicentennial a celebration that Springfield would be proud of. Now that ou...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:13 am
 In her “Tips for holiday cheer” on p. 7, cartoonist Jen Sorensen addresses the dilemma we all face this week and next. What happens when we’re ready to stop for the holidays and the world...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:12 am
 This is Roy French’s annual Christmas memoir.It is near midnight in late December. I have just returned home from a country schoolhouse. It is a very old building with uneven floors and drafty...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:11 am
 On Thursday, Dec. 20, take in a “Tales from the Vault” program titled “Marshall Field’s Christmas” moderated by Betsy Dollar, director of the Springfield Art Association. During the 19...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:10 am
 When Justin, magician extraordinaire, visits Sesame Street to perform a magic show for the neighborhood, Elmo desperately wants to be part of the big show. The problem is, Elmo cannot perform ma...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:09 am
 Shop local to find delicious ingredients for your holiday meal during the December Springfield Holiday Farmers Market on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The State House Inn. The free...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:08 am
I’m confused. Does treating women as equals mean not doing those things that would previously have been considered chivalrous, like opening doors and giving a woman your coat? What’s now considere...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:07 am
 Mary Poppins Returns is magical“Everything old is new again” seems to be the mantra at Disney Studios where their movies are concerned. Never mind the Marvel Films and Star Wars franchises,...


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