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Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:12 am
 PROUD TO RECYCLEImagine my dismay when I opened my IT to the headline “The blue badge of shame” and then proceeded to read Bruce Rushton’s anti-recycling opinion piece (Feb. 28). After I g...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:14 am
 GOLDEN RULE FOR PETSThere is so much disturbing in Greg Largent’s response to the allegations regarding mistreatment of Sangamon County Animal Control’s dogs by a new kennel attendant (“Tr...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:15 am
 TAXES SCHMAXESThe election is over, and it’s time to start raising taxes and hope the public gets collective amnesia before the next election.One of the more interesting proposals is the five...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 12:15 am
 LOOPHOLE FOR BACKGROUND CHECKSWith a few computer mouse clicks, Bruce Rushton would know if the Secretary of State’s office had requested a background check on Candace Wanzo, it would have bee...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:15 am
HELP FOR PETSI am writing in response to your Feb. 7 article, “Frigid response to pet law.” I am a humane investigator and was involved with drafting recent amendments. This was necessary to give...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:15 am
 HELP HARVARD PARKRegarding the recent IT article (“Inside a struggling school,” Jan. 10), at Compass for Kids, we know firsthand that Harvard Park Elementary has a great principal and dedica...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:15 am
 RACE RIOT ARTIFACTSRegarding “A past worth remembering” in last week’s Illinois Times, please know that there are NO artifacts from the race riot site on display at the African American Hi...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 12:21 am
 ELECTRONIC MONITORING IS A BARRIERIn honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I am grateful that the civil rights movement led to the dismantling of segregation and discriminatio...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 12:14 am
A fortuitous juxtapositionLast week, a bill was introduced in the House of Representatives that would require federal background checks for nearly all firearm transactions.The same night, the Presiden...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 12:13 am
 WE CAUSE CLIMATE CHANGEIn a recent letter to IT, Jack Heller argues that it would be a “waste of money” for CWLP to capture heat-trapping greenhouse gases from the Dallman power plant becaus...


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