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Columns by Doug Finke

  • No amendments? No surprise

    SPRINGFIELD – Let’s have a show of hands. How many of you were surprised at the court ruling that will keep the term-limit and remap amendments from a ...
    July 1, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Weighty week for future of amendments

    This week will provide some indication of where a couple of proposed amendments to the Illinois Constitution may be heading.
    June 24, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Bruce’s budget is, um, a ‘plan’

    Well, people demanded budget information from Bruce Rauner, and last week, he finally came out with something that dealt with budget issues.
    June 17, 2014 - 10:59 pm

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    Reader Poll

    The seventh annual Whiteside County Barn Tour, featuring 11 barns near Sterling, is July 12-13. Have you ever gone on the tour?
    No, but I plan to go this year