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Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 FACTORY FARMS Where are all the factory farms in Illinois? The Illinois EPA (IEPA) still has no idea. In early February, the Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water (ICCAW) and other groups fi...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am

Lawmakers move to update divorce, child custody law

 The patchwork quilt that is Illinois family and divorce law is getting restitched for the first time in nearly 40 years, with potential changes for divorce and child custody cases.The Illinois F...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am

State pension lawsuit heads to Illinois Supreme Court

 The Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments on a lawsuit over public pension benefits next week, bringing to a head fundamental disagreements over the rights conferred by Illinois’ constitu...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am

Judge spanks deputy in excessive force case

 A Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy with a history of running afoul of judges is again in trouble in a courtroom.This time, Deputy Travis Koester is in the crosshairs of U.S. District Court Jud...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 The last thing I expected going into The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was to hear the whiny blues-rock strains of George Thorogood and the Destroyers. And yet, there was “Who Do You Love?...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 The film Selma calls us to consider where we stand today and what we are doing as individuals and communities about racial justice.In the past few months a rainbow of people has taken to protest...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 Good friends, I wrote this poemtwo years ago, at the Veaches’ Golden Wedding celebration,  and Jerry’s death, but didn’t  print it. Now I do; I’ve been  with the Veach fam...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 The first portion of a new art exhibition spanning multiple Springfield venues opens this week at the Illinois State Museum. Pro-Text: When Words Enter Visual Art explores the varied ways that a...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 The UIS ECCE Speaker Series continues on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m., with a presentation and readings by fiction writer and poet Stuart Dybek. Dybek will read from his new collection of short st...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
 This Saturday, join the Prairie Art Alliance for Mystic Harmony, a collaborative mixed-media art exhibition by Prairie Art Alliance members. The featured artists for this exhibit are Toni Wright...

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