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Renner nominates 10 for Cannabis Task Force

Renner nominates 10 for Cannabis Task Force

The 10 people picked by Mayor Tari Renner to serve on Bloomington’s Cannabis Task Force include a pair of downtown business owners, a local Chamber of Commerce executive, and an addiction specialist.MORE


WJBC Voices: Irish chutzpah

By David Stanczak Many years ago, a friend of mine explained by way of example, the meaning of the term “chutzpah.”  He said it’s like a kid who killed his parents asking the court for clemency on the ground that he’s an orphan.  While the term is Jewish, and incredibly colorful, it’s an equal opportunity…

WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…