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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:08 am

Concrete replaces street bricks

 Folks love brick streets in Springfield.“There’s a keen interest in preserving the brick streets in the neighborhoods,” says Ward 7 Ald. Joe McMenamin. “The brick work is so highly uniqu...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:07 am

Judge dismisses meat of lawsuit

 A federal magistrate judge has sided with the Sangamon County sheriff’s office in a lawsuit filed by the brother of a man who died after an altercation with deputies who deployed Tasers more t...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:06 am

Informational meeting planned for Thursday

 Landowners along the 10th Street rail corridor have a new ally when it comes to sacrificing their property for the rail relocation project.Eve Blackwell-Lewis of Springfield is due to take over...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:05 am

Proposal raises bar for receiving help

 A proposal to save the state money on independent living services could mean dire consequences for as many as 34,000 people.Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to decrease the number of people in Illinois w...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:01 am
now that we have a composting toilet atthe lake we’ve put its handsome bluetraditional predecessor with walnut seatand closed cover at the end of the picnictable the hole at the very back where thep...
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...

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