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Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

Bill would reverse current ban

Illinois lawmakers are considering legislation that would reverse a 30-year-old ban on public money being used to pay for abortions. The bill raises one of the most controversial issues in American so...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

Lawmakers want closer look at Rauner’s pension proposal

Two prominent Democratic lawmakers are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to release the long-awaited details his pension proposal so they can figure out what it means for the state’s budget.State Senator...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 As I’ve told my sons, “If you can avoid it, don’t get old.” Obviously, this good advice is impossible to heed and while there’s that notion that with age comes wisdom, I’d gladly be...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

And a response from the ALPLM advisory board

We write today with deep concern over the future of historic preservation in Illinois and all the educational and economic benefits it provides. We’re hoping you’ll lend your voices to saving the ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
my greek friend sonja(she grew up in crete)was making me a greekomelet I asked “what makesa greek omelet greek?” sheresponded “a greek cook”...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am

Steps on the Road to Freedom performs April 29

 While most people think of history as just bygone times, Robert and Patricia Davis breathe life into it through their reenactments of real characters of the slavery and Civil War eras.They have...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 This Saturday, see some of the Midwest’s most talented belly dancers shimmy, shuffle and shake during the Tribal X-Change belly dance show at the Hilton Springfield. Performers include Dawn �...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 Pet owners and their animal friends are invited to the annual Ani-Mall Pet Exposition on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Exposition Building. This i...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 This Saturday, April 25, take a step for autism at the 2015 Autism Awareness Walk and Family Fun Day, hosted by the Autism Society of Central Illinois. All activities, which will be held at Sout...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 Blasts of cannon woke the citizens of Springfield at dawn on the day of the melancholy event. They fired every half hour until 11 o’clock, and every minute between 11 and noon. At 20 minutes p...

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