Archives from 2005

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Bruce Rushton

Bruce Rushton is a freelance journalist.
  • Labor force

    The state hopes for the best as it replaces computer contractors

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  • Better than nothing

    After years of terrorizing women and children, Michael Redpath is behind bars — but not for very long

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  • Dee-Whee!

    Busted for driving drunk? You can take your punishment incognito.

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  • Bits of Springfield

    Clueless and running out of time? Here are some capital-city gift ideas.

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  • Predator

    Michael Redpath is a danger to women and children. Why does he keep getting breaks?

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  • Her name was Lisa

    Justice delayed for McFarland rape victim meant justice denied

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  • Wanted: More dead presidents

    It’s all about the Benjamins as Richard Norton Smith plays financial catch-up at the Lincoln museum

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  • Big name, big money

    Richard Norton Smith cashes in at the Lincoln museum

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  • And the band plays on

    Patronage in state government? It’s business as usual.

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  • Rating Springfield’s buffets

    How we gained 10 pounds so you didn’t have to

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  • The last stuffer

    Hungry? Come to Springfield, where the buffet line just keeps going and going.

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  • Truth in labeling

    Illinois forces some felons to register as sex offenders when they’re not

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  • Pedaling Jesus

    Cycling enthusiast takes her faith on the road

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  • Revolving door

    Bureaucratic clash has newly freed inmates immediately returned to prison

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  • Katrina’s waves

    Illinois state workers step up after Louisiana is battered

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  • Victim of the state

    Lisa Weisser was raped at McFarland in 1994.

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  • Back in the saddle

    Pinckneyville’s jockey phenom bounces back from a bad break

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  • Cart before the horse

    Nuclear-power consortium targets Alabama and Mississippi for first new reactors

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  • Cocaine and Abel

    While low-level drug offenders wait for breaks, a dealer works for the state

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  • Had enough?

    Kathleen Christ has. She’s coming to Springfield so that her warrior son will come home in peace.

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  • The son also rises

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