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Friday, November 30, 2007

On having someone declared dead

Tribune columnist and blogger, Eric Zorn, kicked off an interesting discussion with an article about.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Hop on the bus, Gus

Effective December 3rd, Springfield will finally be getting its much needed night bus service. (SJR:.... [click for full entry]

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Black Friday [Updated]

Originally published the day after Thanksgiving, November 25, 2005; updated November 27, 2007. A bargain.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, November 26, 2007

What influence

Although they can be fun to look at, this is why I put no.... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, November 21, 2007

At 51

Marie is free to go in a different direction..... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Top management x 3 quits SJ-R

Tonight's State Journal-Register breaking news page: State Journal-Register publisher, editor, managing editor resign Three top.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, November 18, 2007

What is the price of liberty

For some, the price of liberty is a city sign ordinance. The first time.... [click for full entry]

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60 years of a Bush-Clinton reign

George H.W. Bush, 1989-1993 Bill Clinton, 1993-2001 George W. Bush, 2001-2009 Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2009-2017.... [click for full entry]

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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Local alt media looks at local big media

Articles in Springfield's alternative weekly newspaper, Illinois Times, which came out today: On the cheap:.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

We get racoon questions

I've actually seen this happen. A raccoon waddled its way into the sewer via.... [click for full entry]

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Monday, November 12, 2007

Explosion political aftermath

More ramblings on the first day of business after the explosion. (Well, not really. It's.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Post-explosion ramblings

The State Journal-Register has an article on yesterday's explosion at Springfield's City Water Light &.... [click for full entry]

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Saturday, November 10, 2007

Explosion

An explosion just shook the house. Lots of mini explosions afterwards. Sound of gushing air..... [click for full entry]

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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

5 swimming things about me

I learned how to swim by swimming under water My dentist at the time taught.... [click for full entry]

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Tuesday, November 06, 2007

So long, George

Former Illinois Governor George Ryan joins the population of Wisconsin's Oxford Federal Prison tomorrow..... [click for full entry]

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Monday, November 05, 2007

How to stave off the wrecking ball

Springfield is in the middle of a heated controversy over an historic old house. The.... [click for full entry]

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Sunday, November 04, 2007

Getting the best Amazon price with RSS

From the Dept. of Things I Should Have Blogged Much Sooner. Anyone who does any.... [click for full entry]

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Political vacancies

Did you ever wonder why sometimes there are no challengers to take on incumbents running.... [click for full entry]

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Friday, November 02, 2007

Waiting on a train

On the way to work one morning last week. I used to go out.... [click for full entry]

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