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Sunday, February 08, 2015

Like the evening sun






Sheep's foot.



* The dangers of Illinois as a 'right to work' state.

* Despite historic significance, neglect has been norm for Executive Mansion.

* Doctor Who and other BBC shows are vanishing from Prime in Amazon's fight for exclusivity: It's on Amazon alone or not at all.

* That time I had the measles.

* Illinois: Vaccinate your kids!

Public health officials say they are investigating a cluster of measles cases in suburban Chicago.
The Illinois and Cook County public health departments said Thursday morning that the cluster includes five children under age 1 at KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine. Lab test confirm measles in two of the children. Test results are pending for the other three children but they have been diagnosed based on clinical and epidemiological criteria.

* Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988),

* Honest Abe: the face of Downtown Peoria? (cc: Dave Bakke)

* Remains of bustling city found near new bridge:

There's a lot archaeologists still don't know about the American Indian culture in our region.
But they're analyzing what they found during a dig to clear land for the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge — and they're ready to share.
For one, East St. Louis was a bustling city chock full of immigrants. Around 1000 A.D., it was bigger than nearby Cahokia Mounds site and it thrived for about 150 years.

* When you're drunk in the alley, with your clothes all torn, and your late night friends leave you in the cold gray dawn.... shine a light.

Posted by Marie at February 8, 2015 7:48 PM