Archives from 2006

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Bruce Rushton

Bruce Rushton is a freelance journalist.
  • Grape expectations

    Illinois wineries say lawsuit from afar could cripple them

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  • Net monster

    Craigslist adds the capital city to its growing empire

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  • Different wavelengths

    A no-bid project with built-in flaws is coming to downtown

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  • The secret police

    Not much about civilian review will be open

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  • Crosswired

    Springfield is finally taking steps to bring affordable Internet to everyone. It has a long way to go.

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  • Hot talk

    A dispute over whether hospitals are charities turns nasty

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  • Hupperware

    In the wake of scandal, Goodwill finds a treasure trove

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  • Recycled America

    Joe Bowen pedals all over the country — again

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  • The profit prescription

    Springfield health-care providers are in the money

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  • This search party is a private affair

    A private entity, not the state, seeks a new presidential museum director

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  • Ill will

    Some of Springfield’s most prominent citizens were in charge when Goodwill crashed. Why didn’t they do anything?

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  • Same as it ever was

    Secretary of State gets dinged for lax vehicle procedures — again

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  • Low-risk gamble

    New authority could jump-start regional economic development

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  • Brother, can you spare a dime?

    Quick — someone take up collection so legislators can afford new shoes

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  • Freebird

    After a lifetime in a cage, Mani the hawk had seven weeks of freedom — and now his liberators may lose theirs

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  • Why not Wi-Fi?

    Free or low-cost Internet access should be a no-brainer. In Springfield, it’s a question of politics.

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  • Broadband turtle

    Illinois moves at dial-up speed in the Information Age

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  • The return of King Coal

    Farmers in central Illinois fight a new threat — a method of mining that will change their land forever

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  • Who’s going to win?

    Our intrepid reporter predicts the outcome of next week’s election

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  • Stuck in park

    Politics could be reason search for director has been put on hold, board member says

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  • Requiem for a tweaker

    He should be a poster boy for drug treatment. Instead, he’s behind bars.

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  • Talking head

    A few aldermen take aim at mayoral mouthpiece Ernie Slottag

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  • Smoke gets in their eyes

    Efforts are afoot to blow holes in the city’s new smoking ban

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  • Mr. Smith goes to Washington

    Is he getting out while the getting is good?

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  • A dog's life

    Pit bulls and shepherds and chows — oh my! Being vicious isn’t easy, and I should know.

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