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Travel
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 12:00 am
 When I was growing up, I loved going to my mom’s cousin’s house for Sunday dinner. Iva Rose would serve seemingly endless platters of chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, garden v
Travel
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am

Visit Black Hawk, John Deere and Ronald Reagan in northern Illinois

 Black Hawk, John Deere and Ronald Reagan are an unlikely trio, but you can honor all of them with a trip along the Rock River. Stop to see the stately trees at White Pines Forest State Park and
Travel
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:00 am
Alton is a curiosity-seeker’s paradise. Where else can you celebrate the 100th birthday of the world’s tallest man, pay homage to an anti-slavery and press freedom martyr, marvel at antique tortur
Opinion
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:00 am
 Watching the debate on the Equal Rights Amendment last week in the Illinois House was a true case of déjà vu. Some 40 years ago, I was covering similar debates in the General Assembly as a you
Travel
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00 am

For the bicentennial, explore Illinois

 Driving east on I-72 on a crisp fall Saturday, you may encounter carloads of orange-clad Illini fans, heading to Champaign-Urbana to tailgate outside Memorial Stadium or cheer the football team

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