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Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:17 am
 A CLEAR CORRELATIONMr. Hellner’s views on climate change are certainly comforting (“Letters,” Aug. 6). I, too, would like to believe that the earth is merely experiencing a cyclical patter...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:16 am
 The Illinois Department of Natural Resources entry in last week’s State Fair Twilight Parade was a truck pulling a big trailer carrying one person. Nothing could illustrate better that the onc...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:15 am
 The big Paris climate conference is now just three months away. The latest research on climate change is just in from the dean of climate scientists, James Hansen. He and his team of 16 climate...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:14 am
 Young fans of the hit Disney film based off Hans Christian Andersen’s fabulous fairytale “The Snow Queen” will enjoy an arctic blast of winter fun at The Legacy Theatre’s Summertime Snow...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:13 am
 The Prairie Art Alliance presents a gallery show resulting from the first-ever group of artists from its Emerging Artists Program. The goal of the program is to further the professional developm...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:12 am
 The area’s longest-running Christian music festival, Powerlight Fest, returns to the Illinois State Fair’s Lincoln Stage on Sunday, Aug. 23, for nine hours of worship, music and fun. The fes...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:12 am
I’m a 20-year-old woman, and for three months last year I dated a 21-year-old guy. Suddenly, out of the blue, he stopped returning my calls. I spent about a month trying to find out what had happene...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:10 am

The archaeological museum, threatened with closure, sits at a confluence of human history

 In the morning, the landscape is shrouded in mist, and a profound stillness permeates the air, interrupted only by the beating wings of a thousand snow geese as they take flight from the wetland...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:09 am
 Illinois could save millions of dollars annually by implementing reforms to the criminal justice system, according to a new report from a conservative think tank.Meanwhile, the state’s crimina...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:08 am

New state law contains accountability measures for police

 The Springfield Police Department plans to adopt body cameras for officers under a new state law which took effect last week. The law was prompted by a growing public consciousness concerning pe...


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