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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:06 am
Randy Blue, deputy inspector general for the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, is facing discipline at work after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated.A 12-year-old girl suffered a leg i...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:05 am
The Springfield City Council this week loosened a local law against synthetic marijuana, commonly called K2, even as Illinois and other states are cracking down on the substance said to be more danger...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:06 am
Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John “Mo” Madonia is giving the parties a chance to figure things out for themselves in the Wyndham Hotel foreclosure case. With a loan servicing company playin...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:05 am
They certainly didn’t do it for the recognition, but the Dominican Sisters of Springfield recently won a national award recognizing their anti-racism efforts. Illinois Times profiled the Sisters’...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:06 am
Illinois has a serious lack of transitional housing for people reintegrating into society after prison, but where to put such housing raises its own concerns. An adult transitional house in Springfiel...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:05 am
Our limits change as we age, and when it comes to driving, minding those limits can mean the difference between life and death. The AARP Driver Safety Class is aimed at drivers over age 50, and it’s...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:06 am
Last week, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates, potentially freeing a Springfield man given a life sentence for possessing crack cocaine in 1997. Obama’s move also s...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:05 am
Sometimes, experiments just don’t work out. The Old Capitol Farmers Market in downtown Springfield is moving its Wednesday hours back to the morning after a brief stint in the evening. The move foll...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:05 am
Jeff Parsons has avoided further trouble – at least for now – after an Illinois Times article raised questions about his ability to pay the $12.3 million judgment against him. On Aug. 2, U.S. Dist...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:06 am
A cool concept devised by Native Americans will play a central role in the community garden at Butler Elementary School in Springfield this coming school year. Based on the idea of “companion planti...

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