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Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:13 am
 Jacksonville’s Nichols Park is the setting for a full day of all-American family fun this Fourth of July. Activities include an all-day flea market, kids’ fishing tournament, Premier Bank ch...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:12 am
 I’m trying to take a break from dating and work on myself because I keep ending up with really jerky guys. I’m an extrovert – very social and outgoing – and I find it hard to just chill...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:11 am
 Curses, foiled again• Jamie L. Gordon, 30, told police she was “struck in the head with a bowling ball” by a robber, who took $2,100 from the safe at the bowling alley where she worked in...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:10 am

Illinois’ budget cuts hit home

Cash-strapped cities, towns and suburbs are set to slash public safety, reduce pension costs, tap rainy day funds and explore bankruptcy, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report finds.Dire budgeting and cost-c...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:09 am
 Many consumers prefer to buy locally when shopping. There are several advantages to choosing local products, including the benefit of aiding your local economy by supporting a business with root...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:08 am
Shopping locally is a great way to benefit your community and, in many instances, your bottom line. When consumers shop locally, they help stimulate their local economies, creating jobs for their neig...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:07 am

But exhibit manager lacks qualifications

 More than a year ago, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum launched a nationwide search for a director of exhibits.It was, according to a 2014 report, a critical position for an u...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:06 am
One of the most underappreciated activities in this city is watching the Springfield Sliders play at Robin Roberts Field with a beer, a few good friends and the sun setting at your back. Whether or no...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:05 am
A new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign department of family studies has found sibling harmony can be taught. Another benefit was discovered: parents’ stress levels decreased. �...
Thursday, July 2, 2015 12:04 am
 Having taken the Audience Award as well as the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s Me and Earl and the Dying Girl comes to theaters with the burden...

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