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Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:11 am
My girlfriend always cries that she’s “broke.” I just ended up buying her groceries and paying to have her car fixed, and then I discovered by accident that she’d recently paid hundreds of dol...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:08 am

Park cops protect, serve and screw up

 The Springfield Park District police department doesn’t sound like a tight ship or a fun place to work. Consider a memo titled “Rumors” that former Capt. Jonathan Davis wrote to his office...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:08 am

City patient with pol’s code violations

 For more than a decade, a vacant home crumbled on Sangamon Avenue across the street from St. Aloysius Church on Springfield’s north end.City code enforcers in 2007 placarded the home as uninha...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:06 am

Durbin calls for more oversight of ITT Tech and others

 A for-profit college with a branch in Springfield is taking criticism for alleged deceptive practices.U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is calling for stronger oversight of ITT Technical Institute and other...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:06 am

Catholic Charities celebrates anniversary

 In the midst of the Great Depression, George Eisenberg underscored the spirit of Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Springfield.It was 1935 when Eisenberg, en route home to Chicago, saw a lin...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:05 am

Would connect North Dakota to Gulf of Mexico via Illinois

 Construction could start soon on a major pipeline passing through Illinois, but the project faces negotiations with landowners and opposition from environmentalists.The pipeline, which would con...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:03 am
 Here we go on a romp through the early summertime music adventures. Outdoors, indoors, coming home, homecomings, fundraisers, hell-raisers, queens of color, queens of burlesque, old guys, new tr...
Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:02 am

F5

 Here’s one F5 central Illinois can be happy about seeing again, as the extremely popular band of some years ago rekindles the magic to bring back the sounds that filled dance floors at bars, f...

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