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Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:12 am
 An older male friend keeps paying for me – buying me meals and clothes. Am I making a mistake in accepting? I’ve repeatedly made clear that I have no romantic interest in him. I’m a strugg...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:11 am
 In America, we commonly think of press freedom and censorship in terms of the First Amendment, which focuses attention on the press itself and limits on the power of government to restrict it. B...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:10 am

Acting up and melting down result from Adverse Childhood Experiences

 Educators are beginning to get answers to questions they have always asked: Am I doing something wrong? Why does a student react violently to a simple request? Why does another student retreat a...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:09 am

David Bazan (Pedro the Lion) to play intimate Springfield show Friday

 For more than 20 years, Seattle-based singer-songwriter David Bazan has been wrestling with his demons in public, both as a solo artist and with his near-mythical band Pedro the Lion, which will...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:08 am
 A citywide committee is promoting a resolution affirming the city of Springfield as a “welcoming city that respects the innate dignity of all people,” according to an email circulated by the...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:07 am

Brown faces 30 years for shooting

 After more than four years in the Sangamon County jail, Oscar Brown is headed for prison.A jury last Thursday convicted Brown in connection with the killing of Charles Rice, who was 38 when he w...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:06 am
The Springfield Public Schools Foundation will host “One Eighty Six Books,” its first-ever pop-op book shop, on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. at the Old Capitol Farmers Market at 407 E....
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:04 am
 The title of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ film Battle of the Sexes refers to far more than the tennis match at its core. Yes, it’s a fascinating, behind-the-scenes account of the grudg...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:03 am
 Feel the crisp breeze, the touch of fall, the fall of leaves, the sounds of leaves falling, and, oh, what else is that I hear? Yes, it’s the sound of live music all over town.First, let’s co...

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