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Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:15 am
 RACISM. THINK ABOUT IT.In the aftermath of the recent murders of nine citizens at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., various national leaders described the actions of Dylann Roof as “unth...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:14 am
 Don’t close the museum, continued. The one and only public hearing on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s crazy proposal to close the Illinois State Museum is 4 p.m. Monday in Room 212 of the Capitol. Those...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:13 am
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 In the summer of 1970 a small storefront office opened on Washington Street. People began showing up to register for higher education classes. This was something new; a public university was com...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:12 am
 Here’s a delectable new festival that we’re excited to see in the streets of downtown Springfield: the first annual Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest, hosted by Downtown Springfield, I...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:11 am
 See the Cat in the Hat and many more of Dr. Seuss’ most beloved characters come to life during the Springfield Municipal Opera’s production of Seussical: The Musical. Seussical tells the sto...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:10 am
 Join the Springfield Sliders as they take on the Hannibal Cavemen this Saturday, July 11, at Robin Roberts Stadium. If you have yet to attend a Springfield Sliders baseball game, what are you wa...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:09 am
Last week, my girlfriend was all annoyed about something (something relatively unimportant). I’m normally not a bad listener, but I was getting stressed out just hearing about this. I blurted out, �...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:08 am
Curses, foiled againPolice arrested gunman Christopher Trail for holding six people hostage at a pharmacy in Red Bay, Ala. He let five of them go but kept pharmacist Donna Weatherford, who said he for...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:07 am

Citizen survey shows healthier, happier residents, but some problem areas remain

 Happy days are here again in Sangamon County – at least by some measures.The results of the second Sangamon County Citizen Survey were released on June 26, showing that residents of Springfiel...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:06 am
 The bachelorette party was in full swing as the would-be bride and her attendants made the rounds of the wineries in Hermann, Missouri. Several groups of women poked their heads into antique sho...

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