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Thursday, March 17, 2011 03:30 am
Start stretching: Fitness in the Park is back for a second season. Beginning next week on Tuesday, March 22, Andy Dickerson will lead outdoor exercise classes every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 p.m. un...
Thursday, March 10, 2011 11:17 pm
Standing atop a mountain in Afghanistan last year, Springfield resident Thomas Vermeersch looked down and saw the potential of a country now embroiled in war. Despite the rocky, mountainous terrain of...
Thursday, March 10, 2011 06:00 am
Despite being eliminated from the Progressive Automotive XPrize competition on what amounts to a technicality, the Illuminati Motorworks crew is still working on their fully-electric four-seat vehicle...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 06:38 pm
Next week might be the ideal time to do a little spring cleaning – at least when it comes to switching out old, inefficient appliances. Springfield’s public utility, City, Water, Light and...
Thursday, March 3, 2011 10:41 pm
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra is nearing the end of its search for a new conductor to replace long-time maestra Karen Lynne Deal, who led the orchestra for more than a decade. Five finalists from ar...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 09:24 am
The young folks at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in Springfield take theater seriously. They’ve won Illinois Times’ Best of Springfield reader poll three years running in the “Bes...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 10:43 pm
Experts are saying the economy is recovering, but for homeowners struggling to pay the mortgage, recovery can seem ever more distant. Fortunately, a program spearheaded by Gov. Pat Quinn is offering h...
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 10:24 am
Springfield has been without a fully-functioning public TV channel for more than a year now, but the channel’s producers aren’t giving up. In December 2009, Comcast shut down the productio...
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 04:26 am
Instead of choosing one person to receive its first annual community service award, the Harriet Tubman Susan B. Anthony Center selected each and every one of its eight nominees to honor at a dinner an...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 10:05 am
What do you do when you’re looking for some place to eat out? For many of us, the first stop is Google.com. While you can find almost anything that way, it’s often out of date or incomplet...


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