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Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:16 am
 Beat the winter blahs by taking in a hilarious comedy of bad manners set in a 1920s English country house. Hay Fever tells the comical tale of retired actress Judith Bliss, her novelist husband...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:15 am
 Join the Springfield Theatre Centre at the Hoogland Center for the Arts Jan 15-17 and 22-24 for their presentation of Tick, Tick… BOOM!, an autobiographical musical by American award-winning c...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:14 am
 Enjoy an art exhibition and meet and greet with Hillary Werth, a skilled athlete turned talented contemporary artist. This is the first hometown art show for Werth, a 2005 graduate of Chatham Gl...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:13 am
 I’ve spent hundreds of dollars on a relationship coach who instructed me to cut off all sex and even all contact with the guy I was dating until he agreed to marry me. I knew he loved me and w...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:12 am

Scorned woman scuttles $21.5 million cruise-ship verdict

 Amy Mizeur didn’t hold back on her way out the door when she was terminated from her job at The Gold Center in Springfield last spring.“This is what you get when you refuse to screw your bos...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:11 am

Festival provides fun over and over and over. . .

 “It’s always Feb. 2nd and there’s nothing I can do about it,” complains Phil Connors, the character Bill Murray plays in the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day. Trapped in a time warp, Connors de...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:10 am

New law scales back federal control, keeps standardized tests

A federal education reform law passed in December has educators cautiously hopeful for more local control.The new law, which replaces a prior unpopular law, scales back federal control of education bu...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:09 am

‘Slow Food’ movement aims for healthier, tastier eating

 Eating dinner has never been more complicated in the 21st century. What’s affordable may not be healthy, and what’s healthy may not taste good.However, one Springfield group aims to make din...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:08 am

Judge says Parsons can take Fifth

Faced with a federal criminal investigation, entrepreneur Jeffrey Parsons can keep his mouth shut in court fights pitting the trustee in his bankruptcy case against car dealer Todd Green and a Texas a...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:07 am
 “Bernie Sanders is not afraid of the consequences of standing and speaking truth to power, and that takes extreme courage and vision,” said Urbana city councilman Aaron Ammons during a press...

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