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Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:07 am
 Although Illinois’ medical marijuana program rolled out this week, some doctors aren’t participating, potentially limiting the program’s success.Two of the four main medical institutions i...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:09 am

Reforms enacted in 2011 helped, but Rauner wants more

 Changes to the Illinois workers’ compensation system enacted four years ago have reduced the system’s costs, according to a new report.The findings come amid wrangling in the Illinois Stateh...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:08 am

Lincoln project loses staff, IHPA gets new leader

 The staff of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is being cut by one-third due to a money crunch.In a September memo to supporters of the project that is digitizing every document read or writ...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:07 am

Jr. Blues give hockey players from around the globe a chance to shine

 Petr Kuznetsov doesn’t say much.“Hockey is my life,” he says, summing up why he made the 5,000-mile journey from his hometown of Moscow, Russia, to play for the Springfield Jr. Blues.Kuzne...
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 02:17 pm

James Hausman says he tried settling with cruise line

 Eight days after being hit in the head by an errant sliding door aboard a luxury cruise ship in 2011 and after suffering a seizure, James Hausman, owner of The Gold Center in Springfield, says a...
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 09:55 am

Jury sides with Gold Center owner

James Hausman, owner of The Gold Center in Springfield, has been awarded $21 million by a federal jury in Seattle after suing a cruise ship line for injuries sustained when he was struck in the head by an errant automatic sliding door. ...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:01 am

Doesn’t want thief in ranks

 A confessed thief will remain off the force despite an arbitator’s ruling that she must be reinstated to her job as a Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy.In addition to reinstatement, Sherry Wa...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:01 am

Illinois has money for entertainment, but not vital services

 Fallout Boy got paid. So did Styx. So did The Fray and all of the other artists who performed at the Grandstand during the Illinois State Fair this year. How did that happen when Illinois isn’...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:01 am

Unions say city can’t yank perk

 With tens of millions of public dollars at stake, unions representing city of Springfield employees have sued the city seeking to overturn a city council decision ending a pension-fattening perk...
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:08 am

Judge issues $200,000 award

 The Springfield Urban League has been ordered to pay more than $200,000 in a reverse discrimination lawsuit filed by a woman who says that she was fired because she is white and refused to parti...

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