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Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am

Festival puts the power (and money) in the hands of local musicians

  “Our idea was to gather up all these smaller, original bands and give them a chance to get up on the big stages, make some money and get their name out there,” says local musician Josh Cata...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 You simply cannot understand the great joy that I and others of my age feel about the wonderful collection of warm weather, downtown music festivals now available for public consumption. We fond...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
  DOWN THE STREETJust read the article on the potential Jackson Street rehab (“Forging a new path,” Patrick Yeagle, July 24). This is as useful as a new hole in the head or tattoo! ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am

Park property lines blurry

 Kirk Jefferis has a fantastic buying opportunity for anyone interested in the tranquility inherent in owning a building adjacent to a public park.The Foursquare Church on South 13th Street next ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am

A history of impoundments

A member of the Sangamon County citizens advisory board on animal control has been repeatedly caught allowing unaltered dogs to run loose with no proof of rabies vaccination. At least one of her dogs ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 It’s been a dismal summer at the movies not only where the quality of films is concerned but also in regards to how much fun viewers have been having. Sure, 22 Jump Street was funny and X-Men:...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 Eras of history are generally recognized only long after they start. But it might be that our world has just walked into a new era this last month as five rising nations formed The New Developme...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
a tiny lavender blossomfive petals fringed leafon the path to the shorea moment of happiness...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 Powerlight Abe Lincoln Supercruise and Car Show Spectacular begins Friday, Aug 1 with a car parade from Ace Hardware on Wabash Ave. to Quaker Steak and Lube on MacArthur. Afterwards, The Da...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 Decatur holds its annual downtown family street festival Aug. 1-3. If you’re not familiar with the Decatur Celebration – It’s huge! Everyone is certain to find something that will excite t...

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