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Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:28 am

Parolee aims high

 The last felon-turned-angel story I wrote did not end well.It concerned a meth cook returned to prison after nearly two years of freedom and gainful employment, on the grounds that he hadn’t b...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:26 am
 Sometimes, it’s useful to state the obvious. Here’s a fact, for example, that we all know to be true: America’s economy is enormous. It’s worth saying that out loud and repeating it to o...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:24 am
 FAKE MORELSThanks to the several sharp-eyed readers who called in and told us those are “not morels” in the photo we used to illustrate Ashley Meyer’s food column last week on “Morel mus...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:23 am

A history lesson

 A few nights ago in Springfield, after enjoying dinner at our favorite Old Capitol Plaza restaurant, I came across an illuminating discovery – an old friend. Next door to our restaurant is a b...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:22 am
 Local teenagers are invited to attend a Teen Job Fair and Resource Expo hosted by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Illinois in partnership with the Sangamon County Juvenile Justice Council an...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:21 am
 If you didn’t have the chance to travel the world during Christmas, you now have the opportunity to take an exciting journey through world cuisines during the Second Chance Christmas event on...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:20 am
Honor the anniversary of the death of our nation’s 16th president by taking in a one-man play about his life and legacy on Sunday, April 15, at 3 p.m. Mister Lincoln: A One-Man Play, starring John O...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:19 am
I’m a man in my 60s. Looking back on my romantic life, I was always the guy women spent time with when their husband or boyfriend wasn’t paying attention to them or while they waited for the right...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:18 am

Lock, light, record, arm

 As the temperature rises, so does crime. Make sure your home isn’t an easy target.Lock and light, day and nightLock your house, your car, and your garage all the time, says Sergeant Travis Dal...

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