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Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:16 am
Jim Hightower is on vacation this week.The chorus of loud demands for Senator Al Franken’s resignation began from the moment that Leeann Tweeden accused him of sexual harassment. Those calls intensi...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:15 am
A WhiteWashed PastAs controversy over Civil War monuments has gripped the nation, the state of Illinois needs to stop whitewashing our own slave-owning past in its official telling of history.Some of...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:14 am
In this our Holiday Guide issue, it is appropriate to pass along some guidance for the shadow side of holidays, where not all is fun and games. Staab Funeral Home, and other Springfield funeral homes,...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:12 am
 See The Alley Cats, the United States’ premiere doo-wop comedy act, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, as part of their 2017 nationwide holiday tour. The sea...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:11 am
 Attention witches, wizards, muggles and squibs of all ages! On Saturday, Dec. 2, from 6-9 p.m., don your wands, cloaks and brooms and celebrate the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Enjoy an even...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:10 am
 Join the Springfield Park District for their annual Holiday Zoo Lights event, on display Nov. 30-Dec. 3, Dec. 7-10, Dec. 14-17, Dec. 19-23 and Dec. 26-30, from 5-9 p.m. nightly. Thanks to a new...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:09 am
I’m a 35-year-old woman. I’m living with my boyfriend who’s a freelance artist (talented but just getting started). We’ve been together for three years and I am paying for pretty much everythi...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:08 am
 Winter Art SaleNov 30, Dec 1, 10am-2pm Thu-Fri. Featuring one-of-a-kind student-created art plus complimentary coffee and cookies. Free. LLCC Trutter Center, 5250 Shepherd Road, 786-2200.Edwards...
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 12:07 am

East Peoria Festival of Lights, one of the largest in the Midwest

 East Peoria claims its Festival of Lights is “one of the largest, lighted nighttime festivals in the Midwest.” While such a boast is difficult to prove, visitors will encounter enough colorf...


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