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Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:07 am

Lawmakers highlight importance of funding for universities

 The Illinois Senate met June 16 to discuss the cost of college in Illinois in anticipation of sending the higher education funding bill to Gov. Bruce Rauner, who included a 30 percent cut to col...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:06 am
First there were 4,000 causes from across the nation submitted to the State Farm Insurance Neighborhood Assist program, then a youth advisory board narrowed the list to 200 community causes. Among the...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:05 am
Does renting or buying a home make more financial sense in the Land of Lincoln? Nerdwallet, a consumer advocacy website based in San Francisco, recently published a study entitled “Should you rent v...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 06:05 pm

David Bourland set to become exhibit manager

Mansion curator moves to museumDavid Bourland set to become exhibit managerThe curator of the governor’s mansion has been tapped to go to work for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Mu...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:12 am
 Curses, foiled again• Police charged Robert Phillip Rivas, 26, with robbing a credit union in Pleasant Grove, Utah, after they discovered receipts showing he had used the stolen money to bail...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:09 am

What’s at stake if the Illinois State Museum closes?

 The Illinois State Museum is on the chopping block as lawmakers struggle to reach a budget agreement, and the museum’s board is warning of several complications that could arise if the institu...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:08 am

Board poised to consider disbandment

The Springfield Park District board may consider getting rid of the district’s police department.“I think it’s kind of trending that way, as far as disbanding the department completely,” said...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:07 am

City council says no

The Springfield City Council on Tuesday said no to $700,000 in public money to build housing on a downtown parking lot at the intersection of Fourth and Madison streets.The unanimous vote came amid my...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:06 am
On Tuesday, July 2, a higher education diverse business opportunity fair will be held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to be attended by representatives from Illinois public universi...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:05 am
The state of Illinois estimates there are more than 2 million residents living with some degree of hearing loss. State law requires all Illinois landline phone companies to distribute free, specialize...

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