Letters to the Editor
Our Champaign school board paid millions for land along Olympia Drive, beyond the North Prospect Avenue shopping center, north of Interstate 74. They did this to lever the public into accepting this as the location of a new high school, over public objection, without a public vote.
Some predictions for 2015:
(1) Despite a one-party Congress and a determined Illinois governor, we will continue to endure governmental gridlock at federal and state levels. Self-crowned monarchs Obama and Madigan will always want to reign.
In the Jan. 25 edition, The News-Gazette published a space exploration article. A comet is being observed. It says the probe hints at "key to life" in the comet core. The "exciting findings" were complex mixtures of organic materials possibly containing carboxylic acids, which also occur in amino acids, which are essential components of life.