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Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:08 am

Board poised to consider disbandment

The Springfield Park District board may consider getting rid of the district’s police department.“I think it’s kind of trending that way, as far as disbanding the department completely,” said...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:07 am

City council says no

The Springfield City Council on Tuesday said no to $700,000 in public money to build housing on a downtown parking lot at the intersection of Fourth and Madison streets.The unanimous vote came amid my...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:06 am
On Tuesday, July 2, a higher education diverse business opportunity fair will be held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to be attended by representatives from Illinois public universi...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:05 am
The state of Illinois estimates there are more than 2 million residents living with some degree of hearing loss. State law requires all Illinois landline phone companies to distribute free, specialize...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:04 am
 While a giant meteor may have been to blame for the extinction of the dinosaurs, as long as they continue to generate big box office revenue they’ll never be gone from movie screens. And what...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:03 am
 From the Sangamon County Fair with hot country acts at the Grandstand and top local cover bands in the beer tents, to the Artist on the Plaza every Tuesday and Thursday at noon on the south side...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:02 am
 Formed in 2010 from various musicians touring the same rock-band circuit, Modern Superstar features members from Chicago, Ohio, Florida, Kentucky and right here in Springfield. No strangers to t...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:01 am
 state debt poem # 2why stop at the museum, guys?there’s nothing here we really prizelop the lib’ry, what’s left of it –no one reads so why not shove itclose the parks, let geezers taketh...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:01 am
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 Jerk. Even the name is fun – it could have been created by fast-food marketers trying to come up with a product name appealing to adolescents. Jerk originated centuries ago in Jamaica when mar...

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