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Exciting events in central Illinois

Breakfast Optimist ClubMar 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, 7am Fri. Every Friday. Visitors welcome. 546-5021. Atonement Lutheran Church, 2800 W. Jefferson St., 546-7646.Peacemaking in a Post-Truth Worl...
Friday, March 10, 2017 06:02 pm
After two hours and 20 minutes of deliberating, a jury found Curtis Lovelace not guilty in the murder of his wife, Cory. In an emotional mix of jubilation and sorrow, the verdict was the final destina...
Friday, March 10, 2017 08:46 am
  The second the defense called Curtis Lovelace to take the stand, chatter emanated from a courtroom gallery that has been all but silent throughout this murder trial. Walking a thin line between...
Friday, March 10, 2017 12:13 am
 On Saturday, join the University of Illinois Extension Logan County Master Gardeners for an event honoring Russel Allen, a charter member of the Logan County Master Gardener volunteer program. R...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:20 am

Why tourism promises more than it delivers

 I have written often in the past about tourism development in Springfield. The topic is a hardy perennial – not because there are always new things to say, but because there are always new rea...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:19 am
 Those who say that we ordinary people can’t have any effect on today’s corporate behemoths should check out two breakthroughs last year by a group the establishment has long derided as somew...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:18 am
 According to a recent poll, Gov. Bruce Rauner is a whole lot less popular than a one-cent-per-ounce state sales tax on sugary drinks.The poll of 800 registered voters taken Feb. 15-20 for the Am...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:17 am
 CORREXIn the March 2, 2017, article, “The vanishing Statehouse press corps,” Tara McClellan McAndrew misstated that the Illinois News Network, which the Illinois Policy Institute describes a...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:15 am
 Plains, Georgia…Six former and current presidents are alive today, but there’s only one you can meet, get photographed with and visit his new solar farm.Jimmy Carter, the only president who...

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