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  • Karrie E. Alms: Amazing insight into the world of politics awaits any reader at pibgorn … from a Demon’s...
  • Tony: Homefield is Dynegy. Dynegy is Ameren. There Charging You twice for the same energy. Do you really thihk $.04...
  • SouthEnder: Also does anyone remember the Velvet Freeze located on Jefferson St, up the street from the Warner Homes....
  • Eric Pollitt: I flew economy class to Hong Kong for Christmas vacation, which is a 14 hour flight. When I got back...
  • Mike: Homefield has been sold to dynery. Google dynegy scandal to see who your new parent is. If this upsets you give...
  • mortified: Fun while it lasted. Godspeed!
  • aaron: your blogging will be missed but i know that your spirit of fairness will remain alive in your other...
  • Jon: CJ, your blog was a revelation and an inspiration. You have a wonderful talent that is an asset to the...
  • Billy Dennis: Of course the Chronicle is done: Screw you. The Chronicle is one of the best researched blogs...
  • Paul Wilkinson: CJ, am sorry you have ended your blog. It was well done. It seems many have given up as we keep...
  • Sharon Crews: Your voice is definitely needed in this community. Thanks for all your insights.
  • emergepeoria: Your blog is great resource to research Peoria issues. I hope you leave it up.
  • BucketHead: I was not suggesting that, I believe the both of you had very strong common sense and that lead to your...
  • C. J. Summers: Without anonymity, there is no courage among my detractors. Take a look back at the wide variety of...
  • Of course the Chronicle is done: Without Sandberg to give stores to the Chronicle there is no Chronicle.

City wants your feedback on “convenience cash” stores

The City of Peoria is really digging these online surveys. They’ve got one coming out about every week now. The latest one is designed to gauge public sentiment toward “convenience cash businesses,” like payday loan and title loan stores. As you may recall, the City has put a moratorium on any new ones popping […]

Beijing, not Beizhing

The hosts on a couple different NPR shows have been making fun of NBC commentators for mispronouncing China’s capital city and the host city of the 2008 Olympics, Beijing. You see, on NBC, they’re constantly pronouncing the “j” in Beijing as a “zh” sound, as in “Jacque” or “Zhivago.” It’s actually supposed to be […]

Someone I know is in the forum today

My wife’s letter to the editor was published today in the Journal Star. I agree with her 100%. 🙂

Still plenty of time for Cubs to blow it

Since I’ve been getting some trash talking from Cubs fans (Anon E. Mouse and Billy Dennis), I’d just like to remind them that we’re only in August. There’s still plenty of time for the Cubs to implode.

Case in point, here were the standings on August 15, 1969:

NL East W L GB Cubs […]