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Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:06 am
 Farmers markets throughout Illinois will be able to offer even greater variety beginning Jan. 1, 2018, thanks to a pair of local food bills that have now both been signed into law by Gov. Rauner...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:05 am
 The 2017 Conference on Illinois History will take place Oct. 5-6 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Featured speakers will be Stuart Layne, executive director of the Illinoi...
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 12:58 am

Company wants plant in Pawnee

A Texas-based development company that this week won tax incentives from the Springfield City Council to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Pawnee has put a planned Pennsylvania plant on hold.It...
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 04:01 pm

Also a trailer, truck and Jeep engine

 Sen. Sam McCann, R-Plainview, has used campaign funds to purchase a sports utility vehicle. Legislators, who are barred from spending campaign funds for personal use, typically lease rathe...
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 12:06 am

Gas plant faces hurdles

 The Springfield city council has green-lighted a massive gas-fired power plant proposed for Pawnee.But the council’s Tuesday decision to grant property and sales tax breaks to the plant that w...
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 12:05 am

Rauner turns tables on ICE

 The apocalypse has arrived, at least in Illinois, thanks to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s recent signing of a bill that bars cops and jails from arresting or holding people based on their immigration st...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:09 am

Girl’s mother weeps after hearing

 Sidney Watkins, the 10-year-old girl at the center of a bitter custody fight, says that she doesn’t want to live with her mother anymore.The little girl at the center of one of the most bitter...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:08 am

Pension fund resists move to passive investments

 The head of the state pension system for teachers warns that a $531 million reduction in expected state contributions to the pension plan this year will cost taxpayers $1.6 billion in the future...
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 12:06 am
In a new study, New York-based personal finance company SmartAsset analyzed 200 cities and found that Springfield ranks sixth among U.S. cities where the median income goes the furthest in terms of ho...


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