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Stephen Douglas

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It was only a matter a time before recent events caused someone to focus in on Illinois State Capitol statues dedicated to those with racist pasts.  Now, House Speaker Michael Madigan is calling for the removal of two statues sitting outside the State Capitol and a portrait inside the chamber of the Illinois House.

Knox College

I hate yard signs.  I dislike them almost as much as I loathe those inflatable, blowie-uppy-thingys that people put in their yards for Halloween and Christmas. 

Knox County Historical Museum

The Knox County Historical Museum is marking the 100-year anniversary of the passenger pigeon’s disappearance from the planet.