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Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:07 am

Downtown apartments would be pricey

 Ghosts of pratfalls past haunted Springfield council chambers this week as the city approved public funding for a rogue developer with an unproven business plan who vows to take downtown where i...
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:06 am
After a decade in a financial holding pattern, employees at the State Journal-Register are set to get raises. GateHouse Media, parent company to Springfield’s daily paper, is giving newsroom workers...
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:05 am
Bistro Verde, Lincoln Land Community College’s student-run café, will be open during the spring 2018 semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Feb. 6. The caf�...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:08 am

Overdoses take their toll in 2017

 They range, these Sangamon County drug overdose victims, from retirees to folks who fit squarely within the stereotype of hopeless drug addict.Consider the 63-year-old man found dead last March...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:07 am

Developers, planners consider land use

 Developers have made peace over a comprehensive land-use plan for Springfield, but a larger battle may lie ahead.Concerned that the draft plan would curb development, particularly on the city’...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:06 am
Families with current eighth-grade students are encouraged to attend high school preview night events being held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, at Lanphier, Southeast and Springfield high schools. Visi...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:05 am
Jump into the Wayback Machine and you can hear Gov. Bruce Rauner, then a candidate, make his point loud and clear: “I want to make Illinois government the most efficient, transparent (state governme...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 12:08 am

Tax revenue, jobs, both down

 Springfield city officials blame the state and the internet for sagging municipal finances.Online purchasing, which produces no municipal sales taxes, has cut into tax collections, the city says...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 12:07 am

Drug tests banned for city inspectors

 The city of Springfield has sued the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, hoping to overturn an arbitrator’s decision that bars the city from drug testing building and housing insp...
Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 12:06 am
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, in conjunction with the Mid-West Family Broadcasting Group and the Illinois State Museum, is producing daily radio spots called “bicentennial min...

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