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Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:14 am
In Hamilton, the musical, at one point the lead character knows trouble is coming. “In the eye of a hurricane,” he sings, “There is quiet/ For just a moment/A yellow sky.” In this week’s cov...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:13 am
 A courtroom is not a place where you would expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it is drug court.This month, over 3,000 drug courts and other treatment court...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:12 am
 On May 19, Springfield Pridefest, the gayest celebration in town, returns for another year. The festivities kick off with a parade at 11:30 a.m., beginning at Fifth and Allen streets, leading no...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:11 am
 Bring your friends, families, blankets and lawn chairs to the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon on Friday, May 18, and settle in for a showing of Disney’s Coco, the first installment of the Spring...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:10 am
 Attend a book signing and presentation by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Garrow on Tuesday, May 22, in honor of his book Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama. The book, which provides th...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:09 am
 I’m a 33-year-old woman, and I’ve always been thin. I lost about 12 pounds after a tough breakup. I’m working on getting back to a healthier weight. However, people keep making cutting rem...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:08 am

Sam McCann’s third-party long shot

 Talk about being unfriended.If State Senator Sam McCann from the Macoupin County community of Plainview was unpopular with the powers that be in Springfield before, he became a virtual pariah fo...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:06 am
Mention the Galapagos Islands and many think of tortoises or Charles Darwin. Layne Zimmers discovered there is so much more to this area of the world when she was selected as a Lindblad Expeditions an...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:05 am
 On Thursday, May 10, at the Rendezvous Room in the Wyndham Springfield City Centre, NPR Illinois and Illinois Issues presented the first in their most recent series of traveling forums happening...


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