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Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:06 am
A new cafe in Springfield’s west side aims to develop life skills for children with developmental disabilities. On May 23, the Hope Learning Academy (HLA), community leaders and volunteers cut the r...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:05 am
As we enter the final week of Better Hearing and Speech Month, the Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation, a Springfield-based nonprofit, is participating in the “Million Ear Challenge,” the goal o...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:10 am

The last Brian McMillen Memorial Run is May 27

 Organizers from Lincoln Land Community College, the Illinois State Police and Illinois Air National Guard will host the Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk Saturday, May 27, at 8 a.m. on the LLCC C...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:07 am

Fights at ALPLM hit Lincoln papers

 Disagreements and dysfunction have been so serious at the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project that the former director once threatened to move the program out of Illinois, according to testimony d...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:06 am
A new bill pledges to save low-income seniors from budget cuts proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.In a press conference at the State Capitol on May 10, Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Skokie, Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgi...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:05 am

Former employees claim discrimination

Two former employees of the Intensive English Program at University of Illinois Springfield have sued UIS, claiming the university discriminated against students from the Middle East and Mexico.The fe...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:10 am
 The rally began as students and faculty gathered around Illinois’ Statehouse Rotunda, chanting “Fund our futures” and “Do your Job,” calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to fund higher educati...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am
 The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) and United Faculty union reached a tentative agreement on May 7, ending a five-day strike.  A joint statement released by UIS Chancellor Susan K...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am

On unpaid leave, charges unclear

 Allegations remain unclear against Candace Wanzo, a top official in the Secretary of State’s office who was placed on administrative leave more than a week ago.Spokesmen for Illinois Secretary...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am

Press association reopens investigation

 The Illinois Press Association has reopened an investigation into the rigging of a 2011 statewide journalism contest that only recently came to light.The investigation was reopened within the pa...

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