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Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:16 am

What are they good for?

 Missouri can be a weird place.When I lived there, I attended, more than once, the annual International He-Man Conclave in Butts, a tiny burg 100 miles southwest of St. Louis. It was great fun an...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:15 am
PARTICIPATE IN ASSISTING THE HOMELESSA recent article covering a proposed Health and Housing Center troubled me (“Done deal? Look before making Ward 2 a dumping ground again,” Aug. 1).  The a...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:14 am
 President Trump thinks it must have been a conspiracy that allowed Jeffrey Epstein to escape suicide watch to kill himself. It’s true, and here’s more. The Federal Bureau of Prisons has not...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:13 am
 I wouldn’t consider myself a gambler. I never learned to play cards, my poker face is the exact opposite of Lady Gaga’s and a night at the horse races never elicited much interest from me. H...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:19 am

Gardner Township and 11th Street go different directions

 The Last Chance Saloon in Salisbury, like the unincorporated village surrounding it, is a small place, lacking both paved parking and pretension.On a recent Monday, there is lament at the lack o...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:18 am
When House Speaker Michael Madigan announced in February of 2018 that he’d fired Kevin Quinn, the brother of Madigan’s alderman and political general, he said he made the decision because of Quinn...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:17 am
 BRINGING BACK MACARTHUR BOULEVARDThis is my neighborhood where I’ve lived most of my life from birth to age 70. In a perfect world, this intersection would be a public gathering space, a squar...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:16 am
Santa Fe, Texas – Last week, I sat in this small Texas town and listened to a mother tell me how a gunman killed her son as he hunkered in a classroom closet. Her boy was one of 10 people killed in...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:10 am
There is no shortage of good proposals to whittle away at the gun problem. The fact that the Ohio shooter killed nine people in 30 seconds puts the focus once again on AK-47s and large capacity magazi...


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