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Friday, March 8, 2013 02:29 pm

Parks consider cell tower for Pasfield

The Springfield Park District is considering a proposal to install a 100-foot-tall cell phone tower - disguised as a tree - at Pasfield Golf Course....
Thursday, March 7, 2013 05:19 pm

Judge demands answers in THR bankruptcy

A prominent Springfield bankruptcy attorney who was suspended from practice due to false statements made to a federal judge is crossways again with the same judge.This time, attorney John Narmont, who...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 09:48 am

Park district pays for vacation time

The Springfield Park District has frozen spending after discovering more than $165,000 has been paid out since 2010 to employees for unused vacation time.Mark Bartolozzi, director of finance and human...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 06:10 pm

IDOC adopts reformed program to lower prison population

Certain Illinois inmates have started to receive early release credits under administrative rules adopted this month by the Illinois Department of Corrections. The move follows a state law passed last...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 08:51 am

Compost symposium promotes growing produce

As the buy local/eat local movement continues to grow, Illinois families are beginning to transform their food experience. On Feb. 20, Lincoln Land Community College welcomed almost 100 participants t...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 08:17 am

What’s the cost of keeping or closing CCPA?

A popular Springfield middle school slated for closure may get a second chance at an upcoming school board meeting, based on public outcry and disputed cost-savings estimates.At the Feb. 18 meeting of...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 04:15 pm

State-run insurance exchange could see Senate vote next week

The Illinois Senate could vote next week on implementing a crucial piece of the federal health insurance reforms passed in 2010, but two competing bills could lead the state in opposite directions.The...


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