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Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:13 am
 Anybody’s Story: 200 Years of Illinoisans and Their Stuff is a series of vignettes inspired by the “Bicentennial and Beyond” exhibition at the Illinois State Museum, which features rare an...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:12 am
I got ghosted – dumped by a guy who just disappeared on me, no explanation – after three months of lovey-dovey dating. Clearly, he isn’t a great person, yet I’m unable to stop thinking about h...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:11 am

Results from the SAA Collective’s 2018 Images of Illinois photography contest

 Once again, Illinois Times celebrates the wonders of the prairie state by showcasing winning images from the Springfield Art Association’s SAA Collective annual Images of Illinois photography...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:10 am

Shopping local not only helps you, it serves an entire community. Here are just eight reasons you should shop local.

1. Inject money into the local economy.When you shop local, your money and tax dollars stay in the community, helping your schools, your streets and your city’s coffers, which helps to fund everythi...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:09 am
 Online shopping is a tool that our culture has adopted in full force, and it is hard to argue with the convenience factor that online shopping provides. Even those of us who do our best to keep...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:08 am
 Under a blazing sun at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, approximately 500 people gathered at the Old State Capitol plaza for a rally in opposition to current federal immigration policy. Part of a coor...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:07 am
 A bookstore in downtown Springfield aims to educate visitors on the vital role Illinois played in the Civil War. Every Thursday night during the summer, Books on the Square, 427 E. Washington St...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:06 am
The Engle Farm in Roodhouse will be the site of two Hummingbird Festivals, scheduled for Thursday, July 12 and Sunday, Aug. 12. Despite this having been a disappointing year for area hummingbird enthu...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:05 am
Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs recently announced Hayden Schumer of Chatham as the winner of the bicentennial coin contest. The design was one of five finalists voted on by the public. The...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:04 am
 After the Sturm und Drang of Avengers: Infinity War, Peyton Reed’s lighthearted and breezy Ant-Man and the Wasp comes off as an effective palette cleanser. While the titular heroes face their...


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