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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 02:02 pm
In this week's column I say my two cents’ worth about the warehousing of State of Illinois documents, which is, pretty much, that storing such documents on acid-free paper in a controlled en...
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:12 am

Lincoln papers suspending search

 The Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project is shutting down the search for documents at the national archives in Washington, D.C., where the bulk of papers related to the Great Emancipator have be...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:07 am

Department concludes cop lied to investigators

 A Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy lied during an investigation into alleged steroid use but is due to return to duty on June 30, a month after serving a six-month suspension, according to int...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:06 am
 The carillon in Washington Park is not only a familiar icon to Springfield residents, it is also known internationally as one of the world’s largest and best carillons. The final two nights of...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 03:11 pm

Sentencing set for Aug. 8

Xuesong “Gary” Yang, who once worked as a recruiter of foreign students for the University of Illinois Springfield, has quietly pleaded guilty to raping a 17-year-old Chinese student. The g...
Monday, June 5, 2017 03:31 pm

Quits after contest rigging exposed

Dennis DeRossett, president and chief executive officer of the Illinois Press Association, has resigned. The resignation announced today by the press association comes after Illinois Times revea...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:06 am

Ken Lam is the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s director

 After a season-long search, Ken Lam has been announced as the new music director for the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, replacing Alastair Willis, who left the position vacant when he ended his co...

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