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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:07 am

Exelon, Dynegy reportedly seeking compromise

 Controversial legislation to subsidize unprofitable nuclear plants in Illinois may see a vote after the election as lawmakers return to Springfield for the fall veto session.
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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:06 am
 Hungry? Looking for something to do on Veteran’s Day? If you have kids and the grocery bill is tight, you might to check out a food pantry scheduled to set up shop at the Springfield YMCA at 7...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:05 am
 The results are in. Whether you’re dismayed or elated, the voters have spoken. Republican president-elect Donald Trump took 50.83 percent of the vote in Sangamon County....
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:08 am
 Even Avery Bourne doesn’t believe what the GOP has said about her opponent Mike Mathis in the 95th House District race.“Mike Mathis chaired a political group that helped bankroll a politicia...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:07 am

Reforms make return to prison less likely

 Parolees accused of violating parole conditions may have a better shot at avoiding prison under a recent settlement of a class action lawsuit against state prison authorities.The settlement in t...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:01 am
As the most sordid political campaigns in memory wind down, the most depressing part of what’s left of democracy in America isn’t the mud or the promises to build walls or never-ending investigati...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:01 am
What do you get when combine interactive maps with representative democracy? The answer is something like the City of Springfield’s new “You Plan It” map, which gives residents a chance to tell ...
Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 01:45 pm

City mum on key details

A bicyclist suffered a serious head injury last month after a pillar tumbled onto his head in downtown Springfield, but the city won't release the man's name or his condition....
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:32 am

Tax breaks cost Illinois billions

 The aggressive and unrepentant tax avoidance of Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has become a major flashpoint in the presidential campaign, but it also underscores a broader de...

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