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Oh, Indiana.

There is a lot of talk going on lately about the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and with good reason. Some support it, some don’t…and many seem to be confused as to what it is and why it’s a big deal. 1,200 more words


Corruption news (2nd April 2015 edition)

Five of the six officers face life sentences for their participation in what authorities say is a corrupt organization whose members dangled a drug dealer from an 18th story balcony to get him to divulge the password to his computer. 71 more words

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California Won't Run Out of Water By 2016, But the Drought Still Looms

SpiroFlo reports on California’s recent commentary regarding the state’s water shortage.

Admittedly, when I see people legitimately sharing serious information on April Fools’ Day I get squinting real good, but this commentary from Californian water officials popped up before that marker: 571 more words


Mothers and Sons

On Saturday evening March 28th I once again found myself outside of the Station Theater in Urbana Illinois. I stopped to take a few photos and then headed inside to see if there were any seats available. 418 more words

Audio Resource: Why Are Banks Closing Branches and Does It Matter?

From Marketplace.org (2 minute audio):

Charles Kahn, who teaches finance at the University of Illinois, says it makes sense that banks are closing branches to cut costs — specifically, real estate and personnel costs.  48 more words

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Creative Aging at the Frye Art Museum

An interview with Mary Jane Knecht

Our Round Table group—Anne, Sam, Peggy and Judy—met for a conversation with Frye Art Museum’s Mary Jane Knecht about her… 491 more words

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Been a few days (daze) since I sat to hammer on the keyboard of this computer. But, I find all the keys to still be in good operating condition. 583 more words

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