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Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am

Judge threatens jail

 Despite fibbing in court documents, violating a court order and stiffing debtors, embattled entrepreneur Jeffrey Parsons got a break last week from a judge who could have jailed him for making i...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am

Government vehicles would have to be made in U.S. or Canada

 Business and labor groups are at odds over a bill that would restrict which vehicles state and local governments could buy.Illinois State Rep. Mike Smiddy, D-Hillsdale, sponsors House Bill 3438,...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 Subsidies are key as the city strives to redevelop downtown Springfield.The city would provide $700,000 in tax increment financing under a proposal by the developer of a proposed complex for stu...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 In 1999, Maria Altmann filed suit against the Austrian government in an effort to regain ownership of five paintings done by Gustav Klimt that once belonged to her family but had been stolen by ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 The war is over 150 years ago; a week later Lincoln is dead. Now it is three weeks till his body is finally laid to rest in Springfield. At first it seemed bizarre and maudlin to plan a reenactm...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
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 You don’t need a Walmart front-door greeter to find the flaw in the company’s recently announced boost in worker wages: it’s not enough. Not enough to pull its lowest-paid workers out of p...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 trivia poem #7 here’s a trivia question when was pizza invented well I will have to tell you for you’ll never guess it was before 753 BC I was just rereading the aeneid (in translation)...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 University of Illinois Springfield announces the return of their annual Friday Night Star Parties, which will be held, weather permitting, every Friday night during April from 8 to 10 p.m., at U...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, April 18, the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site hosts a publication event to celebrate A Net to Snare the Moonlight, a children’s book of poems written and illustrated by tw...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, April 18, join the Prairie Art Alliance and Springfield Audubon Society to paint, draw, photograph, create and explore the beautiful grounds of Adams Wildlife Sanctuary. The second ...

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