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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 01:50 pm
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is building its presence in Springfield, where on Oct. 1 the organization will hold a community walk to raise money for research and educational programs...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 06:21 pm
Voting in an Illinois primary election means revealing your political leanings – a problem if you work in a place necessarily connected to politics, say proponents of a constitutional amendment ...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 01:47 am
Mais oui, a jaunt on the continent can get you college credit at Lincoln Land Community College.Chris McDonald, a political science professor, is planning a nine-day trip to France for next year’...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 02:04 pm
The James J. Eldred House in Eldred, about 45 miles south of Jacksonville, will be open to the public for the first time in a decade the weekend after Labor Day as part of Greene County Days.“Th...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 11:51 am
Breanne Harney is flirting with the fashion big leagues. The lifelong Springfield resident graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in June and is looking for a job, but she’...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 09:52 pm
For many, a treehouse is a symbol of childhood. After a short climb and a kid, shorter than all those in the adult world, is suddenly master of his own little universe.But for others with disabilities...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 01:29 pm
Every October since 1992, Vicky Tyler has turned either the local Forest City parks, her home or now a series of old properties into the ultimate haunting experience that visitors travel hours to see....
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 01:14 am
There’s a new online school-supply company for parents of children in Springfield elementary schools that’s giving back to the community with every purchase. The company, called American S...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 11:24 am
With the advent of digital book downloads, it seems unlikely that a company specializing in electronic books would encourage people to visit traditional brick-and-mortar libraries. But the Chatham Are...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 02:43 am
Nothin’ beats the blues like being a part of them. Downtown Springfield, Inc. is looking for volunteers to help with its 2011 Old Capitol Blues and BBQs event, a street celebration scheduled for...


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