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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:01 am
My boyfriend will text if he’s running late but says texting “isn’t real communication.” He says that if I need to talk, I should call him. I get that anything serious should be discussed via ...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 04:56 pm

Finds dishonesty, recommends license suspension

A hearing board that is part of the disciplinary arm of the Illinois Supreme Court has recommended that the law license of former Springfield alderman Sam Cahnman be suspended for 90 days. ...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 10:51 am
Some sequels are a complete waste of time and Sinister 2 is surely one of those.  If there is a logical way to continue a story or if a series of films have been planned and each segment moves ...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 10:40 am
Nima Nourizadeh’s American Ultra isn’t necessarily a bad movie as much as it’s a production made with a script that needed another rewrite.  This is a “close, but no cigar” kind of a...
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 08:05 pm

Job to last maximum of six months

Andre Parker, new interim head of the Springfield Park District police department, is a hands-on leader.
Don’t believe it? Check out the restrooms in department headquarters, which Parker, a self-acknowledged clean freak, scoured himself on his first day of work....
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 08:31 am

Golf course in foreclosure, auction possible

Illinois National Bank has foreclosed on the owner of Piper Glen Golf Course and taken over the facility....
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:20 am

Is the U.S. a nation-state or a nation of states?

 Bells in Springfield – church bells, hand bells, even cell phone ringers – rang  at 2:15 p.m. on April 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of major Civil War fighting. Except, as...


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