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Exclusive PARK DISTRICT ENDS MARKETING The marketing department and all of its employees at the Peoria Park District are gone. It was done with one swipe of the management dismissal brush. That includes the head of the department, we’re told,…

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Journalism’s Failure According to The New York Times, Donald Trump received $1.9 billion of free media attention, more than twice the amount received by Hillary Clinton. Trump clearly knows how to play the media and the public. He has no…

Letters to the Editor

Protesters at N.D. pipeline It is horrendous what’s going on at the North Dakota pipeline! It’s hard for me to believe that we are losing our freedom to protest peacefully or to speak out in this our United States of…

OP-ED

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Far More Costly to U.S. Than $340 Billion BY DR. PAUL WINCHESTER, M.D. The author is director of neonatology, St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis, and clinical professor of pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine. A recent study by…

Arts Beat

MUSIC Dec. 1: GONN, with Super 88 and Sin Thetic. 7 p.m. Limelight Eventplex. 693-1234. Dec. 1: Collegium Musicum. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595. Dec. 2: The Brazilionaires. Live at the Five Spot, 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center.…

Labor Roundup

News Guild planning moves vs. Wall Street Journal cuts. The News Guild local that represents Wall Street Journal workers is brainstorming over its response to management plans to cut jobs at the business daily. Citing declining ad revenue, WSJ/Dow Jones…

Environmental News Briefs

Dakota Access Pipeline threatens drinking water in Illinois The Prairie Rivers Network has completed an assessment of the Dakota Access Pipeline and found it crosses a number of significant rivers in Illinois and would threaten the water supply of more…