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  • Reeder: Happily still discovering the secrets to marriage

    SPRINGFIELD – Years ago, I was out on a first date with a woman when my Labrador retriever urinated all over the woman’s blouse.
    April 20, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Gauger a reminder of Illinois’ death penalty’s demise

    SPRINGFIELD – “These are halls of justice – not mercy,” the prosecutor bellowed before the jury as I wiggled uncomfortably in the back of the courtroo ...
    April 12, 2017 - 12:55 pm
  • Another View: A simple workers’ comp fix could save lives

    More Illinoisans die from an opioid overdose than from the barrel of a gun. But imagine the public outcry if a state-run program was passing out weapo ...
    March 30, 2017 - 2:03 pm
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