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Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:08 am
Since 2014, Springfield-based multiple-platform entertainment conglomerate HISO Music has been building its business steadily, to the point where it has started to feel growing pains. Now the company...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:06 am

Pitch to Pritzker doesn’t pan

 A dress once worn by Marilyn Monroe fetched $50,000 last Saturday as the struggling Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation sold eight non-Lincoln items at a Las Vegas auction.Seven phot...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:05 am
 A bookstore in downtown Springfield aims to educate visitors on the vital role Illinois played in the Civil War. Every Thursday night during the summer, Books on the Square, 427 E. Washington St...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 01:02 pm

Cornelius on paid leave

Astute observers may have wondered why Samuel Wheeler, Illinois state historian, was the one who showed off Lincoln relics to a reporter in a recent CBS News spot that ran coast-to-coast, putting t...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:59 am

Pharmacy claims $5 million loss

A New Jersey pharmacy has sued a Springfield firm and its owner, claiming that the owner either stole more than $5 million or bought into a phishing scheme that resulted in a seven-figure l...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:06 am
 The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) is currently offering walking tours this summer letting guests learn about the improbable courtship and marriage between Abraham Linco...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:05 am
 “Show me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!”More than 50 people of various ages and races – many wearing red t-shirts with large white letters reading “Fight f...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:09 am

Felon beats the odds

Jason Spyres was driving last week when the email arrived: Your Stanford application has been updated.It’s an improbable story that began in 2001, when a suspicious clerk at a United Parcel Service...


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