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Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:09 am

District 186 is financially stable, but still hurting from past cuts

 It’s only the fourth day of the school year in Springfield Public School District 186, but already Teresa Holton has her AP literature and composition students at Southeast High School reading...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:13 am
 AugustLet the Words Fall OutAug 24-Sep 27, 11am-6pm Mon-Thu. Interactive installation by Brytton Bjorngaard, UIS assistant professor of digital media and Springfield graphic designer and artist....
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:12 am
 If you are into power trips, you won’t find a better place than central Iowa.While presidential candidates lust for political power as they stomp across the state, smart travelers will choose...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:11 am
 A covered wagon pulled by a yoke of oxen appeared on the path in front of us. Nearby several young children walked by on stilts, a brass band tuned up for an outdoor concert and the Mississippi...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:10 am
 In an era where we are increasingly isolated by our technology, the ancient tradition of watching live theater still can unite hundreds of people in a shared visceral experience. And fall in Ill...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:09 am
Sangamon Auditorium is the place to be this fall for those who like to jam. And for those who like to sit quietly too. On Sept. 19, Springfield audiences will be privy to the journey of up and coming...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:10 am

The archaeological museum, threatened with closure, sits at a confluence of human history

 In the morning, the landscape is shrouded in mist, and a profound stillness permeates the air, interrupted only by the beating wings of a thousand snow geese as they take flight from the wetland...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:01 am

Nonprofit gets a new operating system

 When Computer Banc first moved into its new headquarters on East Groth Street last spring, the 12,000-square-foot facility, formerly used by United Cerebal Palsy as a sheltered workshop, seemed...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:11 am

When Illinois slashes social services, the vulnerable suffer

 In August 2014, a young, African-American student in his junior year at Lanphier High School was caught carrying a gun at school. The student, whose name is being withheld because he is a minor,...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:10 am

Showcase for local bands

  The Downhome Music, Beer and Art Festival is in its fifth year and things are going like gangbusters. “It’s just grown exponentially for us,” says Downhome founder Josh Catalano. “We ha...

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