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NO COMPETITION Mayor Jim Ardis has announced he will seek another term. He made it official, by the way, on our morning radio show, “Breakfast with Roger and Friends,” on WAZU-FM 90.7. His announcement included a list of Democrat and…

Elder Care Concerns: Loneliness

BY DAVE WEINAN In March, I wrote a column about the three plagues that could potentially affect the well-being of elders:  boredom, loneliness and helplessness. I want to revisit one of those, loneliness, with information from a Sept. 6 New…

Water: The New Oil

BY TERRY BIBO Central Illinois may well be the Saudi Arabia of water. “There’s extreme value in the water,” says Bryan Stubbs, executive director of the Cleveland Water Alliance. “It is the new oil.” It is safe to say most…

Bogus Science Destroys Families

BY ELAINE HOPKINS PEORIA, IL – Quietly behind closed doors, the drama over what is commonly known as ‘shaken baby syndrome’ plays out in courtrooms across Illinois and the nation. Medical science cannot prove this diagnosis, now known as ‘abusive…

PEORIA STADIUM The historic Peoria Stadium is under discussion by the school and park districts. The question remains, what to do with it? Its wonderful past includes Bradley and local high school football and track events, and even Peoria Red…

Run for Elected Office Illinois Central College is offering a class on three Monday evenings from Oct. 3 through Oct. 17 offering tips and information about becoming a candidate for public office. “Running for Elected Office: Tips for a Successful…