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Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 CUT WEB LOOPHOLESI fully agree with Jim Hightower in the “The darker side of amazon.com,” Sept. 25, where he notes that most online purchases, in effect, are subsidi...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am

Experts gather in Springfield for symposium on environmental improvement

 Of the more than 83,000 chemicals registered with the federal government in the United States, only about 200 have been evaluated for potential threats to human health and safety, and only five...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am

City wants Knox Flats flattened

 After a third-story window came crashing down last month from the dilapidated Knox Flats apartments near downtown, caretakers of one of Springfield’s oldest homes are demanding that the city d...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am

Panhandlers vow continued fight

 A federal appeals court upheld the City of Springfield’s anti-panhandling ordinance last week, but the panhandlers who challenged the ordinance aren’t giving up.In a 2-1 decision released Se...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 There’s no escaping the “been-there-done-that” feel that hangs over the new Denzel Washington actioner The Equalizer. Based ever so loosely on the Edward Woodward television series from th...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 The People’s Climate March in New York City on Sept. 21 was designed to be the largest mass rally in history to awaken a sleepwalking world to the dangers ahead. Even by the time you reached t...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 springfield 66 poem #1 busy time this fri eve in springfield route 66 gala already begun hard to get to the old pharmacy to see tom handy’s photos of palms and their latticed shadows  jim...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield’s only Halloween party for dogs is Saturday, Oct. 4. Bring up to two of your canine companions, 6 months or older, to the Stuart Park Dog Run for a fun-filled afternoon of games an...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Oct. 3-5 and 10-12 are the performance dates of the comedy musical, Pete ’n’ Keely, at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Pete ’n’ Keely is about a divorced couple who are forced back tog...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:01 am
 Seventeen historic homes make up this self-guided walking tour ranging from those completely renovated to those needing someone to make them beautiful again. Many of the houses are for sale. Eno...

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