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Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
City hall continues to be a veritable ATM for open-government attorneys as Sangamon County circuit court judge John “First Amendment” Schmidt last week ruled that the City of Springfield has again...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
Spring may not be here yet but the season’s flowers are on the way.The Cachet Club of Springfield annual geranium sale begins March 1. Buyers can choose between red, white, salmon, pink and fuchsia ...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 12:01 am
Curses, foiled againA man walked into a bank in Antioch, Calif., and handed the teller a note. She couldn’t make it out because of the bad handwriting and showed it to the manager to help her deciph...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am

Two vie for spot on bench

 A lawyer could do worse than land a seat on the Sangamon County circuit court bench.A judge makes nearly $181,500 a year and doesn’t need malpractice insurance. There is always work but never ...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am

Sheriff candidates talk Tasers

 A lawsuit filed by a man who says that he was tasered by Sangamon County jail guards while helpless from a seizure has catapulted Tasers into the Republican primary race for sheriff.The sheriff�...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
 Illinois lawmakers have made several attempts to require drug testing for public assistance recipients over recent years. Rep. Dwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, says his latest proposal is different. T...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am

Property tax proposal could raise up to $10 million

A group of parents, teachers and volunteers is pushing the Springfield Public Schools board to place a school funding referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot.The group, Invest in 186, has proposed a plan that...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
It’s probably pretty easy to feel like no one cares about you when you’re living on the street, especially around Valentine’s Day. “Often times, these people are isolated from family and frien...
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 12:01 am
A group that provides peer support to veterans is looking for Springfield-area volunteers.Organizers from Illinois’ Warrior to Warrior program, a nonprofit operated by Health and Disability Advocate...

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