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Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
Remember those nifty faux bricks on State Street we wrote about recently? They were mighty hard to see on Tuesday when a rainstorm, relatively mild as Springfield downpours go, made the street made fr...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:05 am
 It’s been a long road for the Access 4 Christian Producers, but they’ve finally reached home. As the name suggests, A4CP is a group of Christian producers who make television shows on Spring...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 09:53 am
There are monsters in Lake Springfield. Just ask John Bowling Jr. of Springfield and Jacob Branham of Chatham. On April 22, they pulled a 21.3-pound catfish out of the lake to win the 6th Annual Joh...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:06 am
Remember Timmy Lynch? He’s the little boy from Springfield whose dream came true two years ago when country superstar Brad Paisley tossed his hat to the tyke during a concert at Prairie Capital Conv...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:05 am
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Congratulations to Dylan McCafferty of Sherman, whose show hog won Grand Champion Barrow in the Governor’s Sale of Champions at the Illinois State Fair on Aug. 18. The hog sold for a record $76,500,...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:06 am
One Springfield mother in need got a welcome gift last week: a brand new mattress. But this mother wasn’t looking out for herself. The mattress, a donation from a Springfield retailer, was for her c...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:05 am
For 10 years running, the Springfield-based LGBT group Coalition of Rainbow Alliances (CORAL) has won an award in the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade for their impressive floats. They’ve become...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:06 am
The National Labor Relations Board has found that management at the State Journal-Register may have illegally videotaped employees during an informational picket outside the paper last fall, according...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:05 am
Tell us something we don’t know: The Illinois State Fair was recently named among the top 20 state fairs by travel website BLT, reinforcing our longstanding belief that the ISF is quite a gem. The w...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:06 am
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a fish that sure doesn’t look like Superman. And the infamous flying Asian carp can keep soaring unmolested in the wilds of Bath – that’s in Cass County...

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