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Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 01:38 pm

IT coverage inaccurate, school says

 The University of Illinois Springfield on Thursday responded to recent stories regarding Xuesong “Gary” Yang, a former UIS employee who has been charged with raping a student (“Springfi...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:23 am

Springfield’s “new” aldermanic government turns 30

I’m terrible at anniversaries, so I wasn’t surprised that I’d forgotten that this year marks 30 years since the City of Springfield changed from an at-large commissioner form of government to it...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:22 am
Buckle up, friends. Most Americans are about to be detoured onto a rough and rocky back road called “Trump Way.” The autocratic tycoon was unabashed on the campaign trail in promising his victory...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:21 am
On a fairly regular basis back in the day, state Sen. Barack Obama would walk up to the Senate press box and bum cigarettes off me. That was when people could smoke in the Senate chambers and back whe...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:20 am
 WAR ON COPS?As Barack Obama’s presidency came to an end, there was a lot of talk about how his tenure impacted police officers. In the last few years there have been several high-profile trage...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:19 am
Just as we were wrapping our heads around the oxy-moronic concept of “fake news,” the Trump administration introduced us to “alternative facts” as its new name for lies. The Washington press c...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:18 am
 Pedasi, Panama -- While Jan. 9 was just another Monday in the U.S., it was a major national holiday in Panama, marking perhaps the lowest point in the inextricably close relations between the tw...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:17 am
 On Friday, join the University of Illinois Springfield’s Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies for a seminar on how to effectively lobby the Illinois General Assembly. The progra...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:16 am
 As our world increasingly turns to digital media, it is easy to underestimate and overvalue the role of libraries as cultural and community centers. But according to Lincoln Library director Nan...
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:15 am
 Attention artists of all skill and experience levels: Are you interested in honing your figure-drawing skills? Come to the The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space on Monday and Tuesday nights for a s...

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