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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 02:56 pm
Curses, foiled again• Police accused Troy Ridling, 29, of stealing a computer from his former church in Owasso, Okla., after the software tracking company Covenant Eyes alerted a church staffer t...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 02:54 pm
He’s no bird whisperer, but Mikel Ollech, a local angler, has proven himself a friend of the feathered by building repositories for fishing line that have recently been installed around Lake Spr...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 02:54 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 21, The Illinois State Historical Society will unveil and dedicate “The First Beatle in America – George Harrison” historical marker at Capitol Park in Benton in s...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 04:41 am

Justin Moon continues the legacy of an east side legend

Justin Moon (right) gives free boxing lessons to young kids in Springfield’s Lincoln Park.PHOTO BY TREVOR MILLER  On a muggy summer day in Springfield’s Lincoln Park, about 10 young kids jog a slow lap around the park’s perimeter, making their way to a raised concrete platform near the Nelson Center.

Every hand is wrapped in thin cloth to protect the knuckles, t...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 05:05 pm

Goodwill cuts back

Under financial pressure, Land of Lincoln Goodwill has laid off more than a quarter of its retail workforce and cuts to the charity’s human services side are expected.“It’s just a bu...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 03:33 pm

Ex court worker claims revenge for backing ousted judge

Sangamon County Chief Judge Leslie Graves’ former assistant is suing her and a court administrator in federal court, saying Graves fired her in retaliation for supporting another judge in an inv...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 03:33 pm

Sports complex breaks ground

There was no ribbon cutting this time around, but dirt, finally, is being turned for new ballfields at the southern edge of Springfield.Bulldozers roared up last Friday, just one day after the three p...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 02:55 pm
Curses, foiled againSheriff’s deputies hunting robbery suspect Matthew Oliver in Pasco County, Fla., posted his wanted picture on their Facebook page, naming him their “Fugitive of the Day...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 02:34 pm
Although it’s been 81 years since the Illinois Watch Company of Springfield stopped producing watches, their timepieces are still fetching a good price. Earlier this week, a nearly flawless spec...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 10:12 am

Market may slow from higher interest rates and fewer exports

Record farmland prices continue in Sangamon County, but agriculture observers say the rise may be slowing down. The rising prices follow a nationwide trend driven by low interest rates and solid deman...

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