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Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:10 am
 You need to be really good at what you do. You’ve got to be an innovator while respecting tradition. An inspirational leader and a public servant. A mechanic, conservationist, lobbyist, financ...
Friday, March 30, 2018 12:01 am

Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer supports research at the Simmons Cancer Institute

 The annual Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer inspires and educates, while raising funds for cancer research at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU Medicine. The 9th annual Women’s Power L...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:11 am

Rube Goldberg elevates learning for fifth-grade engineers

 Everyone wins when Engineer in the Classroom (EITC) arrives in area fifth grades for 12 weeks each winter. Engineers from local firms visit participating classes – this year 12 – to generate...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:09 am
 Four presidents with personal ties to Illinois left an indelible mark in American history. Thanks to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM), these presidents’ legacies are...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:10 am

BLH Computers of Springfield does nationwide business in electronics recycling

 From the outside, BLH Computers, Inc. looks like a small nondescript storefront business, located in a strip mall on Stevenson Drive in Springfield. If you’ve ever needed to dispose of an outd...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:01 am

Landfill ban, recycling and “right to repair”

 Electronic waste, commonly called e-waste, is a huge issue worldwide. In 2016, 44.7 million metric tones (49.3 million U.S. tons) of e-waste were generated worldwide and only 20 percent was recy...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:11 am
David Estes should ask Ancestry.com to check his DNA for a museum-founding gene.His mother, Betty, late tourism director for Pontiac, Illinois, founded the town’s popular Route 66 museum in 2004. No...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:10 am

A century on, Vachel Lindsay’s Golden Book is more prescription than prediction

In 1920, the Macmillan Company of New York City published The Golden Book of Springfield written by Springfield resident Vachel Lindsay. Like everything Lindsay did, the novel was a passion project, a...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:10 am

Challenging an unpopular governor from the right

 “Don’t you think this will be the year of the insurgent?“ Jeanne Ives said as she strolled across the lawn of the Illinois Statehouse. Synonyms for insurgent include rebel or revolutionary...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:09 am

Honoring churches and houses of worship for 150 years of service

 Early Illinois settlers established sites of worship, first holding services in someone’s home and later building a church. Each year across Illinois these early churches reach a milestone, th...

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