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Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:07 am

Jr. Blues give hockey players from around the globe a chance to shine

 Petr Kuznetsov doesn’t say much.“Hockey is my life,” he says, summing up why he made the 5,000-mile journey from his hometown of Moscow, Russia, to play for the Springfield Jr. Blues.Kuzne...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:06 am
The Jerome Police Department has one less place to catch traffic scofflaws since Michael Lopez, president of the village board, was caught using his cellphone while driving last month. Sgt. Daniel Ska...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:05 am
Sitting just across East Lake Shore Drive from Lake Springfield and the city’s electrical utility are a few ponds you wouldn’t want to swim in. They contain coal ash, the byproduct of burning coal...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:04 am
 There’s never any doubt as to what James Vanderbilt’s intent is with his new film Truth.  Based on the memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, the President and the Privilege of Power, the mo...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:03 am
 Along with our listings of usual and incredible music shows around town this week, we have an apology to make and an award to give. In last week’s Best of Springfield issue we inadvertently le...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:02 am
 Lindsay Baker, a former child beauty queen and inventor of incredibly adventurous and artistic videos with songs attached, is Guts Club, all by her lonesome. For a look into the life and times o...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:01 am
 flowerpoem #3the u.s. poet laureatesaid he liked the worddaffodil then recited apoem with that flowerwithin plus a lot of wordsunrelated he must havealso liked those well Ilike hollyhocks – th...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:01 am
Emeril Lagasse may be a more familiar household name these days. But it was another chef who introduced Cajun cuisine to America, creating a popularity that still exists: Paul Prudhomme, who passed aw...


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