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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:19 am
 WEAK KNEES CAN’T KNEELStrong knees bow and kneel boldly for justice. Weak knees will never kneel for justice; they stumble and fall down to every wind and force of power. To be clear, every fo...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:18 am
 “The problem with quotes on the internet is that it is hard to verify their authenticity.” – Abraham Lincoln (source: the internet). –Fletcher Farrar, editor and CEO...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:17 am

Politics often gets in the way

 I have some experience with economic development efforts in Springfield. This backstory lends credence to my cynicism about why the new economic development corporation, formed in response to th...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:17 am
 I’m a newly divorced woman trying some online dating sites. Because I read your column, I understand how men prioritize beauty. I’m an attractive woman but I often photograph terribly, and I...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:15 am
 Elvis impersonator Joseph Hall will make a triumphant return to the Legacy Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. The talented 33-year-old performer has been paying tribute to Elvis Presley sinc...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:14 am
 Hone your figure drawing skills each week by attending The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space’s weekly open studio figure drawing sessions, held Monday and Tuesday nights from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The s...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:12 am

Jackie Jackson caps her literary career with publication of The Round Barn, Vol. 4

 Saying Jackie Jackson’s magnum opus is about a barn, is like saying Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a history of rabbit holes. The Round Barn encompasses a way of life that has all but d...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:11 am

Sangamon CEO teaches students entrepreneurial skills

 Who would rise early to get to a class at 7:30, leave at 9 to spend a full day at school, return in the evening and even weekends to fulfill requirements, while also finishing homework, particip...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:10 am
Hundreds of people turned out for the inaugural Best Of Springfield party at the BOS Center on Thursday, Oct. 26. It was 1985 all over again, and there were many celebrity sightings, including Flavor...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:09 am
 It may come as a surprise, even to self-professed area movie buffs, that since 2002 Springfield has played host to its very own international film festival, featuring screenings of a juried sele...

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