This is from my Sunday column in the print edition of The N-G:
Here's a little "bonus coverage" off of Sunday's column on the lack of Democratic sheriffs in Champaign County -- at least for the last 75 years.
Whoa, now here's an interesting development in the saga of who will replace Jan Paul Miller as U.S. attorney for central Illinois.
This http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/16/national/16children.html?pagewanted=1 is just what Gov. Rod Blagojevich wanted from his All Kids bill-signing ceremony Tuesday.
Here's the full News-Gazette story on state Sen. Rick Winkel's application/recommendation for the U.S. attorney's position in Springfield:
A News-Gazette gas prices site -- http://www.news-gazette.com/gasprice2005/ -- shows that prices here continue to drop like a rock ($1.91 a gallon!), even while they're 50 to 60 cents higher in subur
From this afternoon's News-Gazette:
Yep, we're in the middle of a gasoline price war that seems not to have spread anywhere beyond Champaign-Urbana.