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Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:10 am

Trump damns truth, goes full speed ahead

 Midway through his hour-long address Monday, Donald Trump acknowledged the weirdness of this election season.“You can say anything about anybody and their poll numbers go up,” Trump told wha...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:09 am
 Just keep swimming.That was the message of Sustainable Springfield last week as the progress-minded group shared its vision for building a more attractive city, one small piece at a time. Featur...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:07 am
 Although Illinois’ medical marijuana program rolled out this week, some doctors aren’t participating, potentially limiting the program’s success.Two of the four main medical institutions i...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:06 am
Call it the scofflaw express. Starting Jan. 1, Sangamon County will start mailing out offers that many speeders and other minor traffic violators can’t refuse. Instead of making people go to the cou...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:05 am
The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill on Tuesday to reopen the Illinois State Museum, but it’s too late to prevent some of the damage caused by its closing. The museum system, with its main ca...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:09 am

Reforms enacted in 2011 helped, but Rauner wants more

 Changes to the Illinois workers’ compensation system enacted four years ago have reduced the system’s costs, according to a new report.The findings come amid wrangling in the Illinois Stateh...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:08 am

Lincoln project loses staff, IHPA gets new leader

 The staff of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is being cut by one-third due to a money crunch.In a September memo to supporters of the project that is digitizing every document read or writ...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:07 am

Jr. Blues give hockey players from around the globe a chance to shine

 Petr Kuznetsov doesn’t say much.“Hockey is my life,” he says, summing up why he made the 5,000-mile journey from his hometown of Moscow, Russia, to play for the Springfield Jr. Blues.Kuzne...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:06 am
The Jerome Police Department has one less place to catch traffic scofflaws since Michael Lopez, president of the village board, was caught using his cellphone while driving last month. Sgt. Daniel Ska...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:05 am
Sitting just across East Lake Shore Drive from Lake Springfield and the city’s electrical utility are a few ponds you wouldn’t want to swim in. They contain coal ash, the byproduct of burning coal...


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