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Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:09 am
 One of the first people to photograph Abraham Lincoln with a beard was Christopher S. German, who set up a daguerreotype studio in Springfield in early 1861. Before President-elect Lincoln left...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:08 am

New work at SAA and DEMO Project

This past Friday saw two concurrent opening receptions featuring eight artists spread across two galleries on the Springfield Art Association campus in the Enos Park neighborhood. Between the two exhi...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:07 am

Fights at ALPLM hit Lincoln papers

 Disagreements and dysfunction have been so serious at the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project that the former director once threatened to move the program out of Illinois, according to testimony d...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:06 am
A new bill pledges to save low-income seniors from budget cuts proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.In a press conference at the State Capitol on May 10, Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Skokie, Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgi...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:05 am

Former employees claim discrimination

Two former employees of the Intensive English Program at University of Illinois Springfield have sued UIS, claiming the university discriminated against students from the Middle East and Mexico.The fe...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:04 am
 What began as a simple haunted house story set in outer space has become an enigmatic, existential treatise on man’s place in the universe and his origins. Eager to fill their coffers once mor...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:03 am
 Things are heating up weather-wise and in live music functions. All the outdoor venues are in full swing with the out-of-doors music festivals coming your way. Yippee!Thursday comes but once a w...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:02 am
 Considered one of Canada’s most acclaimed blues artists since being nominated for the “Best New Artist” award in 2011 at the Maple Blues Awards, guitar-playing and songwriting bluesman Chr...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:01 am
the green mountains grace the horizonwhere we have a summer place one ofthe range resembles a gently curvingbreast complete with nipple wheneverdriving into the small town nearby we’dexit the woods ...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:01 am
 This weekend is the grand opening of the Old Capitol Farmers Market (OCFM), one of my favorite times of the year because it marks the return of our beloved Saturday morning market routine. The f...

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