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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...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:15 am
SEPARATION, NOT MARGINALIZATIONIn the July 5 edition of Illinois Times, Stephen Soltys points out that “marginalization” of certain groups by a government may result in policies such as those that...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:17 am
DEFENDING CORNELIUSIn response to “State’s top Lincoln expert on shelf” (Illinois Times, June 28, by Bruce Rushton): James Cornelius has spent over 10 years as the Lincoln curator at the Abraham...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:20 am
STOP ‘BEAT THE TRAIN’Great article on the railroad sidewalk fencing (“Don’t fence me in,” by Bruce Rushton, June 21). I too drive through that intersection every day on my way home. Everybod...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:15 am
 THANK YOU, TEACHERSFor the past three weeks or so, I have felt a tug on my heart to rise up and recognize our teachers and the critical role that they play in charting the course of young lives....
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:17 am
 EDGAR NO FISCAL ANGELIn response to “Back to the backlog,” (Daniel C. Vock, Illinois Times, June 7): Saying that Illinois’ “downward slide” began with George Ryan is a little like sayi...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:16 am
 GNAT NIGHTMAREIn response to “Tiny insects, big annoyance” (Karen Ackerman Witter, Illinois Times, May 31): Factor in the increasingly mild winters due to climate change, and every spring is...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:17 am
 SELLING LINCOLNTremendous article in the May 17 edition of Illinois Times titled “Selling Lincoln.” I guess you have seen that the original State Journal-Register piece first announcing the...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:21 am
DRAIN THE SWAMPThank you for the article on Sam McCann (“Disrupter for governor,” by David Blanchette, Illinois Times, May 17). I am a staunch Republican, and my friend Kevin is a staunch Democrat...

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