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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...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:06 am

New Berlin man writes a big book for the president

 Without hesitation, David Barnett, a Trump supporter and developer from New Berlin, explained his view of the social and political dissension within the country. “It’s difficult to find the...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:05 am
 Somewhere inside the National Archives in Washington, D.C., resides a Zeutschel OS 14000 A2 TT planetary capture system that has been, perhaps, Abraham Lincoln’s best friend in the 21st centur...
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:07 am

Department concludes cop lied to investigators

 A Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy lied during an investigation into alleged steroid use but is due to return to duty on June 30, a month after serving a six-month suspension, according to int...

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