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Madigan has been enormously unpopular in Illinois and it’s probably worse now because he’s been in the news so much during the long federal investigation into ComEd and the company’s resulting … more
Remember When is gathered from past pages of the Daily Record and other Lawrence County newspapers. 100 years ago Oct. 13, 1920 The St. Louis Cardinals will visit on Oct. 18 to conclude the … more
He’s not big on a lot of criminal justice reforms, even standing up to his party’s president to oppose the early prison release of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. He was staunchly opposed … more
Remember When is gathered from past pages of the Daily Record and other Lawrence County newspapers. 100 years ago Oct. 6, 1920 Two baseball games between the Havolines and a team sponsored … more
One is never too old to learn something new, even if he or she is a stubborn Lawrence Countian. I say this after talking to many of you last week — either on the telephone or at our front … more
The Land of Lincoln once produced 147 million barrels of oil in a single year – more than Iran and Iraq’s production combined. But last year, production dropped to 8.25 million barrels, the … more
This essay is not about who should be elected president in November, but about something arguably as important: How to avoid a sloppy election count, which could throw the nation into chaos. … more
Dick Poppe once gave me $10, out of the kindness of his heart. Technically, it was a bet, but it was one that Poppe knew from the jump that he had no chance of winning. He came to our counter the … more
Organizers of a Black Lives Matter protest in Anna, Illinois, figured 10 people might show up for their event on June 4. The organizers endured threats of violence for days leading up to the … more
Gov. JB Pritzker’s graduated income tax proposal was in some doubt for a while. The governor’s campaign chose not to advertise early because of the delicacies of politics during a pandemic, so … more
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