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Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:16 am

A Republican who misses the old GOP

 President Eisenhower said, “If you aren’t in the middle of the road, you are in the gutter.”What he expressed 60-plus years ago applies to today’s Facebook. Sure, there are lots of...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:15 am
 This Saturday, join B | Movie Studios for the premiere of one of the most anticipated horror movies of the past few years, You Are Not Alone. The first-person POV thriller is considered “one o...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:14 am
 Usher in our nation’s birthday with two days of family fun hosted by the Springfield Jaycees during the annual Capital City Celebration. The festivities begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, wi...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:13 am
 Join the Springfield Art Association for the annual block party that encourages community members to literally paint the streets of downtown Springfield. For $30 per square, individuals and grou...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:12 am
 Visit the Henson Robinson Zoo for a Wild About Reading program geared towards children ages 2 and up with a love of books, animals and crafts. The pet-themed program requires preregistration, wh...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:11 am
 My girlfriend tells her mother and her friends pretty much everything. Literally four of her friends and her mom were weighing in on her recent urinary tract infection. I just don’t get why sh...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:10 am

Sangamon County joins the battle against prescription abuse

 Even four years after successfully kicking his addiction to prescription pills like Percocet and Hydrocodone, Darren still red-flags himself at doctor visits.“I am a recovering addict,” said...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:09 am

Education funding tops concerns for both 99th district candidates

 Incumbent Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, R-Springfield, is seeking election to her first full term as representative for the 99th District covering part of Springfield. She faces fellow Springfield...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:08 am

Alderman shuts down fund

 Conceding that he’s behind on paperwork, Ward 6 Ald. Cory Jobe says that he’s shutting down a fund intended to finance community improvement projects in his ward.The Ward 6 Revitalization an...
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:07 am

Neighbors fighting coal ash berm north of Springfield

 A plan to dump coal ash waste near Elkhart needs significant work, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The proposal would create more room at an existing waste site for co...

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