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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
The Phoenix Center will observe Transgender Day of Remembrance tonight from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the organization’s offices at 109 E. Lawrence Ave. The event has been growing nationally since its ...
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 12:01 am
The Human Rights Campaign has confirmed what most of us already know: Springfield is a reasonably welcoming place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. HRC is a national civil rights grou...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:01 am
Roy Green loves trees. The New York state native is director of stewardship and sustainability at materials company Gunlocke, and he says growing up around his grandfather’s heavily forested estate ...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:01 am
Abraham Lincoln and the state lottery go together like, well, let’s face it. They don’t go together at all. But that hasn’t stopped House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, from tacking an over...
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 12:01 am
The Open Meetings Act is pretty simple when it comes to the Internet: Public bodies are required to post on their websites notice of upcoming meetings, agendas for meetings and minutes of meetings. Ho...
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 12:01 am
An ad hoc committee wrestling with governance questions at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has retained the former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History t...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:01 am
It’s easy to overlook the beauty of the world around you, but Dave Heinzel of Springfield makes it much easier to appreciate. Heinzel, a multi-media artist, recorded a captivating time lapse video o...
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:01 am
More than 50 picketers showed up on Monday, Oct. 27, during the lunch hour outside the State Journal-Register to demand a contract that includes raises for editorial employees. Two city cops, both ami...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:01 am
What does $56,000 buy? If you’re a dog or cat in need of a home, a 30-foot long trailer with air conditioning for when it’s hot outside, heat for when it’s cold, a generator to keep the power go...
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:01 am
Just across Fourth Street from the Executive Mansion, in the shadow of the Mansion View Hotel, sits a small, unassuming house that has seen better days. It’s known as the Condell House, and it’s o...

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