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Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:01 am
 For most of my life, my family’s Thanksgiving menu was set in stone. With the exception of cranberries, much, if not all, of it came from our own garden/farm: potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, l...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:01 am
Alvin and The Chipmunks - The MusicalNov 19, 7pm Thu. Tickets: $25, $35, $45, $65. peoriaciviccenter.com. Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, 309-673-8900.Schoolhouse Rock Live! JRNov...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:01 am
I’ve been in a long-distance relationship with my dream man. When we aren’t together, I feel super disconnected and needy. I’ve never been that sort of person, but he is a master of compartmenta...
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 08:12 am
In my column of May 6, 2010, “Making room for the Huangs,” I described Wenguang Huang, the Chinese translator and journalist who emigrated to the United States in 1990, specifically to Springfie...
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 03:25 pm
Within the first ten minutes of Steve Martino’s The Peanuts Movie, we are re-introduced to all of the key characters in Charles Schulz’s universe, Charlie Brown has been upended on the pitcher�...
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 03:18 pm
Angelo Pizzo’s My All-American is a movie with the best of intentions, most of them presented in a manner that would be better suited to a film from the 1950’s. All of the characters here have t...
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 12:08 am

City buys land for rail project

 The city of Springfield is proceeding with land acquisition for a massive railroad relocation project despite failing to secure federal money for the next phase of a project still in its early s...


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