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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:15 am
 “Three for me says Allen T.”That mantra guided Democratic voters in Sangamon and Menard Counties as they cast their votes for state representative in the ’50s and ’60s.And the man joking...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:14 am
 Here’s a Halloween party the whole family can enjoy: The Halloween Family Carnival, hosted by the Hoogland Kids, Teens and Juniors. The carnival features booths complete with candy and prizes,...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:13 am
 This Saturday, join the Boo Crew Haunted House crew at the Prairie Capital Convention Center’s Bank of Springfield plaza for an unforgettable evening combining film, fun and food. Bring your c...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:12 am
 This Halloween, experience a spooky, sensory concert performed by Christopher Holman on the First Presbyterian Church’s Brombaugh Pipe Organ. Musical selections include “Toccata in D-Minor�...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:11 am
 Sometimes when my boyfriend is upset he wants comforting, just like I would. He’ll vent or lay his head in my lap, and I stroke his hair. But sometimes he just sits on the couch and says nothi...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:10 am
 Springfield author Barbara Wyatt Olson has completed her first short fiction collection. On the Rez and Other Stories is an anthology populated with ordinary people whose struggles stay with you...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:06 am
On Oct. 19, we made a simple records request: What is Gov. Bruce Rauner’s email address? Instead of revealing how folks might reach His Raunerness, the governor’s staff this week told Illinois Tim...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:05 am
An unscrupulous band of thugs has attacked Springfield with a most cruel and barbarous weapon: yarn. Their first vicious attack can be witnessed where the 600 block of Myrtle Street meets South Sixth...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:04 am
 It’s never a good sign when, while watching a movie, your mind becomes preoccupied with questions like “I wonder at what point in the production process this went wrong?” and “Didn’t t...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:03 am
 Always a big night for music, Halloween weekend 2015 seems extra special as All Hallow’s Eve lands on a Saturday. There will be plenty of parties, costumes, prizes, music and merrymaking in th...


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