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Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:03 am
 Here comes the Illinois State Fair, ready or not. Not long ago, many wondered if the fair would even happen with all the state budget nonsense but never fear, folks, the fair is here.Due to the...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:02 am
 Rolling in from Chicagoland to promote their sophomore release, No, out this fall on No Trend Records, this “extreme pop power” trio stakes claim to playing “aggressive rock and roll with...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:01 am
this place used to be niceit will be again after a bitbut this summer we arriveto plumbing problems powerproblems worst is mice theyhave been into everythingbedding shredded drawersfouled not a dish y...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:01 am

Sports drinks can be harmful

 There are few things that one can do to have an immediate and positive impact on one’s health. Increasing physical activity and changing one’s diet are critical steps in improving overall he...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:18 am

Recalling the broken promise of the PCCC

 We learned July 18 that the directors of the Prairie Capital Convention Center approved the sale of naming rights to the building to the Bank of Springfield. Mike Coffey Jr., chairman of the boa...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:17 am
 The fervent prayer of old-line Democratic operatives and corporate funders is that the Sanders Storm will dissipate now that Hillary Clinton will get the nomination, thus allowing politics-as-us...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:16 am
 “Do you think he knows what he’s doing?” asked a top Republican last week about House Speaker Michael Madigan’s high-profile role at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.Ma...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:15 am
 STOP LAND GRABIllinois is blessed with top-grade, food-producing soil that only a few places in the world can match. Those places are South Ukraine, sections of Argentina and along China’s Yel...

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