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Op-Ed

Unions Benefit Both Members and Non-Members BY SHARON K. WILLIAMS Most people may not realize how much unions have positively affected the workplace. If you value your weekend, your health insurance, your retirement plan, your middle class income and your…

Reflections from Clergy

Like many of you, I am numb with tears and pain that I have from the scenes of hatred over recent days. These events started on a Friday evening in Charlottesville, Va. Once again, in the history of our country,…

Monroe

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,…

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.…