We're coming up to one my favorite holidays. May 28 is National Hamburger Day, which is always a cause for celebration.
The use of hydraulic fracturing to extract oil from shale -- fracking -- has made America the world's largest oil producer. Domestic oil production is roughly 13 million barrels a day, up from 5 million in 2008.
For the past four years, I have written during the month of April sharing with our community some highlights as we celebrated national community college month. Well, April has come and gone, and we sure did not celebrate community college month in an ordinary way.
WHILE WE wait to hear whether the state will move to the next phase of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan later this month, we are being serenaded on all sides by a chorus of increasingly erratic voices. First, we have a few things to make clear.
Thinking of President Donald Trump. I'm reminded of another of Grandmother's sayings.
The longer this self-quarantining continues to drag on, the more I am finding myself revisiting an old friend. Since we spend most of our time these days in some manor of informal lockdown, I have been watching an extraordinary amount of television.
I am a physician at a long-term care facility responsible for the lives of 400 elderly war veterans. Healthwise, they are a vulnerable population.
An independent spirit has long driven local actions. It's time to let West-Central Illinois lead the way in data-driven reopening.
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