This is a pretty funny story from today’s Pantagraph — especially the comments section. Apparently, a rumor got started in Bloomington-Normal yesterday that gas prices outside of the twin cities, from Champaign to Peoria, were up to $4 per gallon! So, everyone was rushing to the gas stations to fill up at $2.96 per [...]
The Normal City Council last night approved a smoking ban in just about all public places, including private businesses like restaurants and pubs. It’s set to take effect Jan. 1, 2007.
I’m a non-smoker. Never have smoked, probably never will. But I still think bans like these infringe on private property rights. If a [...]