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Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:12 am
 Each year the cover of Capital City Visitor, published by Illinois Times, features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln by a central Illinois artist.  In 2017, for the second year in a row, we dec...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:11 am
 The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space’s most recent group exhibit,, which had a two-evening opening this past Friday and Saturday, is entitled “Bio-Region.” According to promotional material,...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:10 am

Guessing what a 19th-century president would do today

Lincoln on Leadership for Today: Abraham Lincoln’s Approach to 21st Century Issues. By Donald T. Phillips, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.In his first nationally televised one-on-one interview, Donald Tr...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:09 am
 For generations, fans of the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals have drawn battle lines throughout central and southern Illinois. Thanks to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:08 am

Bill would legalize marijuana to close budget gap

 In a desperate push to fix the state’s budget woes, some legislators want to legalize marijuana as one way out of the fiscal mess.Joint bills introduced in the House and Senate in January prop...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:07 am

ALPLM taps panel to assess Lincoln papers project

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Faced with budget and staff reductions at the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is asking an ad hoc group of outside experts for recommendations.On...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:06 am
Do you need a job? If so, Collectors Roadshow in Sugar Land, Texas, is looking for a few good men and women. “This is a unique opportunity to earn an excellent salary,” a recent Craigslist help-wa...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:05 am
Members of Springfield ICON (Inner City Older Neighborhoods) met on Monday, March 27, and voted to endorse Kristin DiCenso for Ward 6 Alderman over opponent Martin Fruchtl, to replace the position vac...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:04 am
 I have to wonder who at Sony Pictures gave the green light for Daniel Espinosa’s Life. While it is a well-made movie and features good work from its fine cast, the derivative nature of the sto...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:03 am
 This has always been a favorite time of the year for me, partly because of the promise of April (say what you want, T. S. Eliot) and somewhat due to the fun of April Fools’ Day. So in celebrat...

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