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  • Nowlan: Illinoisans, let’s bring back Gov. Jim Edgar

    The state many of us hold dear is being wrecked by elected officials of both parties. I say, let’s sweep them all off the table and bring popular, eff ...
    April 22, 2017 - 1:24 am
  • Editorial cartoon for Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Joe Heller

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    April 22, 2017 - 1:24 am
  • Are leaders deciding to fail?

    Failing to decide about how to fix our sorry state is deciding to fail.The state of Illinois – the c ...
    April 22, 2017 - 1:20 am
  • What We Think: Oberweis’ bill imperils public’s right to know

    Dissemination of information to citizens through publication of public notices protects the public’s right to know.
    April 22, 2017 - 1:20 am
  • Editorial cartoon for Friday, April 21, 2017 - Nate Beeler

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    April 20, 2017 - 8:28 pm
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: Distracted Driving Awareness Week is coming up the last week of April. Do you have any pet peeves or life lessons to share about distracted driving?

    This week’s question: Distracted Driving Awareness Week is coming up the last week of April. Do you have any pet peeves or life lessons to share about ...
    April 20, 2017 - 9:39 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Thursday, April 20, 2017 – Jim Morin

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    April 20, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • SPRINGFIELD SPOTLIGHT: ‘I wonder what she was like’

    SPRINGFIELD – The phone call came early in the morning. It was my mother, and she was crying.Mom did ...
    April 20, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • SVM Editorial: Cherish our own super Earth

    The Associated Press reported Wednesday that astronomers, scanning the sky for distant planets, have found another one where life might be possible.
    April 20, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – Joe Heller & Jeff Stahler

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    April 19, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • SVM EDITORIAL: Term limits for school boards? Apply them to legislators first!

    What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.That’s one of the first thoughts that came to mind ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – Dave Granlund & Joe Heller

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    April 18, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • SVM EDITORIAL: Dear Springfield ... Where’s the budget?

    A fast-food restaurant chain once built an ad campaign on a simple question, “Where’s the beef?”Afte ...
    April 18, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • AUSTIN BERG: In Illinois, democracy is an empty shell

    Good news: Springfield is working.Don’t believe me? How else could you explain the following?On Marc ...
    April 16, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Editorial cartoon for Monday, April 17, 2017 – Joe Heller

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    April 16, 2017 - 10:52 pm
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