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Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:12 am
 Get ready to enjoy Decatur’s strongest summer tradition, as the Decatur Celebration roars to life for its 32nd year. The longtime festival, which donates proceeds annually to local service org...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:11 am
 Start your engines bright and early for the Fifth Annual Powerlight Abraham Lincoln Car Show Spectacular. The car show, free to all spectators, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine....
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:10 am
You’ve answered some questions about online dating recently, but I haven’t seen you mention dating sites that do criminal background checks. Do you think it’s a smart idea to sign up for one of...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:09 am

The Land of Lincoln is the country’s largest de facto nuclear waste dump

 Under a federal measure passed 30 years ago, the spent fuel from America’s nuclear reactors is supposed to be permanently buried out in the Mojave Desert, tucked deep under a mountain, far fro...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:08 am

Northside Children’s Community Library provides books and comfort

 During a recent visit by Jack, a therapy dog, to Northside Children’s Community Library, many of the kids were excited for a chance to interact with a canine friend. A few, however, were appre...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:07 am

Activists deliver anti-fracking signatures to Rauner

 “What do we want? Clean water! When do we want it? Now!”So went the chant of a group of demonstrators gathered July 28 in front of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources building.The W...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:06 am
“They catch them with their hands, they’re drunk all the time.” This is an analysis of the annual Redneck Fishing Tournament recently overheard in a Springfield office that shall remain nameless...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:05 am
Gov. Bruce Rauner is a huge advocate of transparency in government. Just ask him. The gov who keeps losing Freedom of Information Act cases – IT prevailed after the governor balked at releasing his...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:03 am
 August in Springfield is ruled by heat and the events of the Illinois State Fair, which runs from August 10 through August 20. In the week before, here are a few doings to do (or not).Tonight (T...

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