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Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:09 am

District 186’s push pays off

 Enrollment in advanced placement courses has surged in Springfield high schools.Last year, 745 students in Springfield School District 186’s three high schools enrolled in AP courses that can...
Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:08 am

Family of deceased inmate collects six figures

 Christian County has settled a lawsuit for more than a half-million dollars in a case filed by the family of a man who committed suicide in the county jail.The $550,000 settlement reached last m...
Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:07 am

Visiting artist takes a pedestrian view of Enos Park

  “I’m not interested in what I think.”So proclaimed multidisciplinary artist Astrid Kaemmerling when queried about her personal opinions regarding the Enos Park neighborhood and her experi...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:07 am

No funerals, communion for same-sex couples

Bishop Thomas Paprocki this month unleashed a national firestorm with a three-page decree making clear, if it wasn’t already, his views on homosexuality.Folks in same-sex marriages can’t present t...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:06 am

District 186 superintendent warns schools could close by 2018 without state budget

“It’s an interesting time to lead in an educational environment,” said District 186 superintendent Jennifer Gill during a recent interview. “I mean, no business would say, ‘We have no idea h...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:05 am

Project bogged down, experts say

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is a disaster, according to a panel of experts who have excoriated the effort to collect and publish every document ever read or written by the Great Emancipator....
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:06 am
 As Springfield police confront a wave of gun violence, a handful of firearms stolen in gun shop burglaries last year have turned up at shooting scenes as well as in the hands of suspected crimin...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:05 am
“Fire science in the’80s and ’90s was more of an art form than a science,” said Lauren Kaeseberg, legal director of the Illinois Innocence Project’s Chicago office. “Today it is much more...

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