Central Illinois Gazette (November 2005)

Central Illinois Gazette (November 2005)

Heaton gets interim U.S. attorney appointment

This just in:

At least four want to be U.S. attorney

This is from my Sunday column in the print edition of The N-G:

See you at the Turkey Trot

Thursday morning

75 years of frustration, going on 80

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.

This explains LaHood's reluctance to back Winkel

Whoa, now here's an interesting development in the saga of who will replace Jan Paul Miller as U.S. attorney for central Illinois.

Just what he wanted

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.

More on Winkel for U.S. attorney

Here's the full News-Gazette story on state Sen. Rick Winkel's application/recommendation for the U.S. attorney's position in Springfield:

More on gasoline prices

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

Rick Winkel lands on his feet (??)

From this afternoon's News-Gazette:

More on Gas Wars

Yep, we're in the middle of a gasoline price war that seems not to have spread anywhere beyond Champaign-Urbana.