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Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:06 am
RIP, Grape and Wine Resources Council. So long, Offshore Wind Energy Economic Development Task Force. Hit the road, Manufactured Home Quality Assurance Board. These are just some of the government bod...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:05 am
In a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, the Comcast Foundation made $10,000 donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region and Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois,...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:08 am
 On Saturday, March 23, a reported 1.2 million people took part in the “March for Our Lives,” a nationwide demonstration demanding changes to existing gun laws. The demonstrations were spearh...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:07 am
 The nation’s largest convention of African-American motorcycle clubs is coming to Springfield.The National Bikers Roundup, scheduled for Aug. 1 through Aug. 5 at the state fairgrounds, will fe...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:06 am
 When last we checked in with the Grand Army of the Republic museum, it was cluttered, closed and at a crossroads. A curator with professional archival experience had replaced a caretaker, and th...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:05 am
It’s official. As of this afternoon (Thursday), the Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. will, officially, be open for business. While Springfield’s newest craft brewery has been pouring suds for a month, the ri...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 08:56 am

Jury declares Priester a killer

 It was a senseless murder, committed not for money or love or drugs or even bad driving. And Johnny Ray Priester, the killer, is facing the rest of his life in prison. After 34 continuanc...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:06 am
A nationwide demonstration calling for gun legislation reform will be held at the Lincoln statue in front of the State Capitol this Saturday, March 24, at noon. Begun by student survivors of the Feb....
Thursday, March 15, 2018 09:37 am

Three minutes of silence to honor dead

 Illinois lawmakers walked out of the Capitol building on Wednesday morning to honor victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Led by Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, law...


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