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Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:20 am

Lincoln Library just before dawn

 It is quarter of five, too early for sun’s first rays. A half-dozen people are snoozing in pre-dawn darkness on walkways around Lincoln Library.None have anything thicker than cardboard to cus...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:19 am
 Hiding one’s true identity can be done for many legitimate purposes, but it tends to be widely used these days by scheming people or nefarious interests with ... well, with something to hide,...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:18 am
 A couple of years ago, a little more than 1,400 voters took Democratic primary ballots in sparsely populated Warren County, which is about an hour west of Peoria. Almost twice that many took Rep...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:17 am
THE REAL PUBLIC HEALTH HAZARDI read the article by Daniel Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.H., captioned “Gun violence is a public health hazard” in the July 12 edition of Illinois Times. Unfortunately, Dr....
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:15 am
 Recently my brother, who has lived in Australia since the 1980s, came to Illinois for my son’s wedding. One of the topics for discussion was the different directions gun violence and mass shoo...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:14 am
 On Thursday, July 26, join Illinois Times, the Springfield Art Association’s SAA Collective and other sponsors in congratulating the adult, youth and teenage winners of the 2018 Images of Illi...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:13 am
 This weekend, visit the Legacy Theatre and take in the regional premiere of Mamma Mia!, the charming, feel-good musical set to the music of ABBA. Mamma Mia! is the story of 20-year-old Sophie, a...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:12 am
 Celebrate the 50th birthday of the Decatur Area Arts Council with a birthday celebration titled “Half-Century Hullaballoo! A Birthday Bash” on Saturday, July 28. This event, open to adults a...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:10 am

As 110 mph trains approach reality, 220 mph seems possible

 Springfield may not be a suburb of Chicago, but efforts are afoot to make practical, daily commuting between the two cities – and other Illinois cities – a reality. And it would only take a...


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