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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. 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. 1, 2019 12:15 am
AMP UP THE DOWNTOWN CONCERTSI’ve been a resident of downtown Springfield for the last six years, and I appreciate and support all of the initiatives. I want to see the arts and the economy of downto...
Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:15 am
 LOVE IT OR LEAVE ITWhen President Trump said, “Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” he was not referring to migrants on t...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:14 am
BUY LOCAL WORKS BOTH WAYSI went to a locally owned music store hoping to purchase. I walked in and down one side then across the entire back wall to find the instruments I was looking for. Three peopl...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:14 am
 USE FOOD WEEKS TO PROMOTE TOURISMMy friends know I’m compulsively loyal. Maybe it was that trait that compelled me to take on 217 Pony Shoe Week like a champ. Yes, I ran the distance, going to...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:16 am
APPRECIATES ARTS COVERAGEThank you so much for publishing the wonderful and insightful theater review of The Muni’s Evita in your latest issue (“Sex, lies and political power, June 27). It has lon...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:14 am
 CRISIS AT THE BORDEREvery day we learn more about the appalling conditions facing children, women and men in detention centers along our southern border. The situation is unconscionable. If your...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:15 am
CAPITAL BILL A WIN FOR TRUCKERSA whirlwind end to a historic legislative session has resulted in two important pieces of good news for Illinois trucking companies: a new capital bill to fix our infras...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:23 am
BASEBALL STORIES A GOOD READI have enjoyed the recent stories on baseball by Stuart Shiffman.  Regarding his story on Harry Caray (“Baseball’s salesman,” May 30), I heard many a broadcast b...


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