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Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:18 am
REMEMBER THE CENTENNIALAmong other things, the State of Illinois Bicentennial represents a golden opportunity to look back and appreciate the state’s centennial celebration. Events were held through...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:21 am
TRAIN PROBLEMSSpringfield has a problem that no mid-sized city with hopes of development should have: trains. There are three sets of tracks that run right through the middle of the city. At just abou...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 12:14 am
 FOOD AS MEDICINEHow encouraging to read the ideas presented in “Food as Medicine” by Peter Glatz (Illinois Times, Aug. 30)! Realizing that proper nutritious food can be used to reverse chron...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:18 am
HELPING THE HOMELESSThere seems to be multiple discussions ongoing about how the city of Springfield can solve the homeless conundrum in our city. I have been a part of two groups who have prepared wa...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:21 am
FERAL CATS AT UISCharles Coderko, associate chancellor for administrative affairs at University of Illinois Springfield, has decided to wage war on the feral cat colony at UIS and stop the small group...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:17 am
SCHOOLED ON SQUASHI read the “Zucchini and summer squash” article by Ashley Glatz in the Aug. 9 edition of Illinois Times. I wish to make a few somewhat unimportant corrections/clarifications.The...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:16 am
SHELTER SENSEI read the letter from Sam Cahnman entitled “Homeless solutions” in the Aug. 2 issue of Illinois Times. I have several comments.My last 15 years in state government was with the...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:16 am
 HOMELESS SOLUTIONIn the recent City Council debate on closing the Lincoln Library grounds at night, opponents argued it was wrong to kick the homeless out of a place they felt safe without givin...
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 19, 2018 12:17 am
DOWNPOUR MAGICAmaranth Apple Festival, sponsored by Downtown Springfield, Inc., began early Friday when Steven Duchrow performed a Vachel Lindsay interpretation at the Illinois State Library...

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