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Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:14 am
This campaign year has been full of twists and turns. We don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow, let alone on Nov. 8. So talking about what comes afterward seems premature. But it’s been on...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:13 am
 See comedian Kevin Farley live this weekend at Donnie B’s Comedy Club. While Kevin is commonly known as the younger brother to “Saturday Night Live” superstar Chris Farley and the older br...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:12 am
 Springfield’s premier event devoted to the physical, emotional and financial health and well-being of women of all ages returns to the Illinois State Fairgrounds’ Orr Building this Saturday...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:11 am
 See actors and actresses in period costume portray eight people buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery whose actions were central to the development of Springfield. Portrayed individuals include Leanna Do...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:10 am
 I’m a woman who’s on the feminist dating app Bumble, where women have to make the first move. Men can only write back to women who message them. I thought this would be empowering, but even...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:09 am

Video gaming yields millions for infrastructure, but at a cost

 Orville Dash is no stranger to addiction.Now 79 years old, he is a recovering alcoholic but hasn’t drank a beer in 35 years. He quit smoking, too; he once inhaled three or four packs per day b...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:08 am
 The Trutter Center at Lincoln Land Community College presents “Trutter: Black and White.” Art and artifacts from the travels of Springfield architect Philip Trutter and his wife, Mary Kathry...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:07 am
 A discovery of long-forgotten articles in the Blackburn College archives has solved a lingering, and surprisingly controversial, mystery of the school’s history.The story involves a one-armed...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:06 am

A microbrewery opens in Peoria

 It is the single biggest investment that Court and Karen Conn have made on a historic preservation path that has proven profitable. And the nickel tour at the new Obed and Isaac’s in Peoria th...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:05 am

Courts get aggressive about taking stuff

 Police can seize lottery winnings and patches worn by members of motorcycle clubs under two recent Illinois court rulings.In one case, a Decatur man would have done well to exercise his right to...


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