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Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
Just when we start to think we understand the game now being played at the Statehouse, we learn something that makes us not so sure. At first the Democrats’ position seemed to make perfect sense –...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:01 am
A year ago, a co-worker I had a crush on made moves on me after hours at work, and we stopped just short of having sex. I saw him as a potential boyfriend, and I emphasized that I was not interested i...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 04:52 pm

Rules plaintiff in drowning case due $525,000, not $1 million

A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge has ruled that the family of a youth who drowned in Lake Springfield in 2007 is due $525,000 from the city of Springfield, not twice that amount.In ruling against...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 03:10 pm

Mansion work questioned by union

If all goes as planned, a private foundation that is raising funds to fix up the crumbling governor’s mansion in Springfield may start work this summer – if a judge doesn’t get in the way....
Thursday, May 21, 2015 01:22 pm
 This Saturday, The Lincoln Monument Association celebrates the start of summer with an old-fashioned ice cream social, historic tree tour and children’s activities at the bell tower behin...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:00 am
 In my 2014 column “Name-calling” I explored the question of whether it is more appropriate to call Springfield residents Springfieldians or Springfielders.” I consider...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 09:39 am
 They’re having a right-to-exploit -- sorry, "right-to-work” debate in Missouri too, as we learn from a recent dispatch to the Washington Post. A bill embodying measures backed by our Mr. ...

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