THIS WEEK'S ISSUE

A history of corruption at the top

 Illinois was deeply in debt and its financial outlook was bleak. After a close gubernatorial race, the people of Illinois elected a wealthy Chicago-area businessman as their governor, hoping tha...
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Puzzle Answers for #362 and the Puzzles for #363

 We apologize for running the #361 Puzzles twice in both the 2/5/15 issue and the 2/19/15 issue, this was an oversight on our part. Please CLICK HERE to download the #363 Puzzle, you can find the...

Southern psych-rockers set to storm Bedrock 66

 The Bedrock 66 series remains Springfield’s best chance to see unexpected, exciting live music across a wide spectrum of sounds, from bluegrass to power pop to alt country and beyond. This Fri...

NEWS

While Gov. Bruce Rauner pushes for steep budget cuts throughout state government, at least one agency has figured out a way to cut payroll.The Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s off...
 Tower of Refuge, a charity run by a felon and his wife that has been accused of defrauding the state of Illinois, was so loosely run that one member of the organization’s purported board of di...
The Menard County Board of Commissioners voted not to recommend approval of a proposed hog farm near Petersburg on Tuesday night. The recommendation is nonbinding, however, and the farm may still be a...
 It had been a while since James could recall holding his newborn son in his arms. Listening to his new iPod, however, brought that memory to the surface for the 74-year-old Alzheimer’s patient...

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CAPCITY NEWS

Puzzle Answers for #362 and the Puzzles for #363

 We apologize for running the #361 Puzzles twice in both the 2/5/15 issue and the 2/19/15 issue, this was an oversight on our part. Please CLICK HERE to download the #363 Puzzle, you can find the...
 Enough, already!I am officially sick of winter. Living in a place that has changing seasons is actually something I prize. That even includes winter. True, I don’t get quite as excited as I di...

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Is independence feasible for the state’s historical library?

 Is the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a museum with a library attached? Or is it a library with a museum attached? The two institutions are like conjoined twins, one of whom has...

Puzzle Answers for #362 and the Puzzles for #363

 We apologize for running the #361 Puzzles twice in both the 2/5/15 issue and the 2/19/15 issue, this was an oversight on our part. Please CLICK HERE to download the #363 Puzzle, you can find the...

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