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Opinion: Why I gave up trying to fight gun violence

By Aaron Graff, @Graffintosh

March 30, 2016

I give up on society and no longer fear gun violence.We've reached a point where we test our luck with everything we do, even if it is relaxing at home. People aren't going to put the guns down, and nobody is going to prevent...

Editorial: Call your local legislator, ask why

By Peoria Journal Star editorial board

March 26, 2016

It's official: Illinois is the last state government without a budget in America, thanks to a Pennsylvania that was likewise floundering in dysfunction but, unlike Illinois, evidently got tired of it.Come now, you knew they'd ...

Editorial: Vote on camp illustrates why Illinois is broke

By Herald & Review editorial board

March 3, 2016

Here's a small, but educational, lesson on why the state of Illinois budget is billions of dollars in the red.On Tuesday, the Illinois House passed a bill that would require the Department of Corrections to reopen the Hardin County...

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