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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:01 am
What do you get when combine interactive maps with representative democracy? The answer is something like the City of Springfield’s new “You Plan It” map, which gives residents a chance to tell ...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:01 am
 There is a certain type of satisfaction that comes from cooking a pot of beans from scratch. I always catch myself meditatively stirring at some point in the process, once again amazed that a $1...
Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 01:45 pm

City mum on key details

A bicyclist suffered a serious head injury last month after a pillar tumbled onto his head in downtown Springfield, but the city won't release the man's name or his condition....
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 01:14 am
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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:33 am
 BEST LOCAL FAMILY FUN SPOTKnight’s Action Park1700 Knights Recreation Dr., 546-8881Knight’s Action Park is a child’s wonderland. There’s the water park, with its seven twisty slides and...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:32 am

Tax breaks cost Illinois billions

 The aggressive and unrepentant tax avoidance of Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has become a major flashpoint in the presidential campaign, but it also underscores a broader de...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:31 am

Illinois taking steps to stop improper health care payments

 Want to make some easy cash? Try defrauding Medicaid.It’s a booming business, according to the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which says the total amount of “improper...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:31 am

More than 60 guns stolen in two Springfield burglaries

 Less than two weeks after burglars stole more than 50 guns in a heist that wasn’t discovered until the next morning, Letz Hunt and Sport is back in business.Sydney Letz has been selling guns f...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:24 am

Trump’s not the only one wanting to build walls

 All that banging and buzzing you might have heard coming from the Springfield city council chambers in September was the council and mayor building a wall along the city’s border with Sangamon...

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