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Monday, May 2, 2016 07:22 pm

Alderman, board members sign on for pensions

Nine of ten Springfield aldermen due pensions, more than half the county board set for pensions. State legislator wants proof they deserve it....
Thursday, April 28, 2016 04:53 pm

UIS dedicates a tree in remembrance of “Caleb Thomas”

UIS and DCFS team up to train abuse investigators and memorialize slain child...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:10 am

Lawsuit challenges IDOC on inmate risk evaluations

 Harrison Chancy has spent the last 38 years behind bars for a murder and armed robbery that took place in 1977. Now age 57, he still maintains he didn’t commit those crimes, and despite eviden...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:09 am

Law makes it hard to recruit clerk candidates here

A big election year for Illinois policymakers means some politicians are stepping on eggshells, but that’s not the case for Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray. Despite the criticism he encountered as a...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:08 am

Firm gets years to pay six-figure penalty

 Capitol Strategies, a Springfield technology firm, and two affiliated companies have agreed to pay $550,000 to the state of Illinois for violating laws intended to ensure that minority-owned fir...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:07 am

IDOT, city mull infrastructure plans for business corridor

 MacArthur Boulevard has seen better days.The historic thoroughfare, originally called West Grand Boulevard, once marked the western boundary of Springfield. It was built as a two-lane road in 19...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:06 am
Just how much money has been spent – some might say wasted – on the Salvation Army’s fledgling homeless shelter on Ninth Street is becoming clear as Evans Construction this month filed a $340,00...
Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:05 am
Spring means the return of migratory birds which headed south for winter, and the Lincoln Land Association of Bird Banders is asking for help tracking two particularly pretty species. The nonprofit gr...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 08:03 pm

Doors revolve at SJ-R’s publisher’s office

Clarissa Williams is no longer publisher of the State Journal-Register....
Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:10 am

Legacies resurrect Springfield Boxing Club

 Although he’s only 16, Kevin Mac of Springfield has the discipline of a much older man. All the members of the Springfield Boxing Club do. They wake up early, eat healthy, run and train almost...

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