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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am

Energy industry and environmentalists dissatisfied with changes

 State regulators have released new regulations for a highly controversial oil and gas extraction technique. Environmental groups in the area that will be affected say the new protections aren’...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am

Decatur’s finest get their man

Dennis Kendall didn’t finish high school, but at 32, he was a homeowner in Decatur before his world came crashing down.He began roofing at the age of 13, his family says, and was once employed by th...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am

Architectural clues and documents reveal how house was built

 For three years, Erika Holst has been squirming into tight spaces that probably haven’t seen daylight in more than 100 years. Holst is the curator of collections at the Springfield Art Associa...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 The mercurial weather on what would have been Jekyll & Hyde’s opening night at the Springfield Municipal Opera mirrored well the play itself. A violent, Hyde-like thunderstorm forced a can...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 The public is invited to a dedication of a new free library in Springfield on Sunday, Sept. 14. It is just north of McClernand Elementary School on Fifth Street at the home of Jacqueline D. Jack...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation’s HumpFest takes place Wednesday, Sept. 17. Activities will include live camel rides, kids’ carnival activities, a fashion show and live music by 2nd Ch...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield Ballet Company presents a merging of ballet, modern jazz and other dance styles with classic rock from 1975-76 during Rockballet, Sept. 13-14, at Sangamon Auditorium UIS. Featuring l...

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