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Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:15 am
  Since 1901, Junior League organizations have helped women develop as civic leaders and make positive, measurable impacts on their communities through various events, programs and services. On S...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:14 am
 One of the finest musical ensembles in the country performs Sunday, April 24, at 2 p.m., in Illinois College’s Rammelkamp Chapel. The American Boychoir is comprised of a diverse mix of boys in...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:12 am

Illinois Innocence Project marks 15 years

 Teshome Campbell doesn’t hold any grudges. Not against the public defender who failed to call crucial witnesses on his behalf. Not against the many judges who dismissed his claims of injustice...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:11 am

Support builds for controversial tariff on seniors. But the burden is on the governor and lawmakers to forge a comprehensive budget plan. A BGA Rescuing Illinois report.

 Illinois is one of only three states that has an income tax but exempts all retirement income. Politicians, along with advocacy groups, have long pushed to keep it that way. But amid the spirali...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:10 am

Legacies resurrect Springfield Boxing Club

 Although he’s only 16, Kevin Mac of Springfield has the discipline of a much older man. All the members of the Springfield Boxing Club do. They wake up early, eat healthy, run and train almost...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:09 am

Online lending industry resists regulation

A bill to regulate online lenders that target small businesses with loans that can carry more than 100-percent annual interest rates is moving, albeit slowly, through the Illinois General Assembly.Whi...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:08 am

Environmental group plans a green canopy

 In efforts to enhance the city’s beauty, one Springfield organization will take the green movement one step further, offering residents a chance to get involved through a program that is focus...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:07 am

Springfield hosts international visitors

 Dr. Ali Nizamuddin says you may someday face a Muslim with a mask and a blade, but it’s much more likely to be your doctor than a terrorist.On April 12, Nizamuddin, a political science profess...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:06 am
The State Journal-Register’s newsroom is being hit with two departures as longtime metro columnist Dave Bakke is scheduled to retire (with May 13 – a Friday, no less – reportedly being pegged as...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:05 am
For years, the MacArthur Boulevard Association has called for better infrastructure along one of Springfield’s primary business corridors. From the crumbling sidewalks (or lack thereof) to the lack...

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