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Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:06 am
Beginning July 1 Lincoln Library has eliminated overdue fines on juvenile and young adult materials. This decision was made to encourage young readers and learners to use the library more. “We are w...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:05 am
A group of Springfield Housing Authority employees demonstrated outside an SHA board meeting July 24. The protest was intended to urge the board to reach a decision in union contract negotiations. SHA...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:06 am
Grocery delivery service company Instacart has recently launched in Springfield, providing over 75,000 homes with the option of having their Schnucks, Shop ’n Save, CVS and even PetCo purchases deli...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:05 am
Richard Haley, who has epilepsy and was tased in the Sangamon County jail while suffering a seizure, has settled his federal lawsuit against the county for $9,000. Haley had asked for more than a quar...
Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:06 am
Decatur native A.D. Carson – former Springfield High School English instructor and writer-in-residence at Benedictine University – has recently been named “assistant professor of hip-hop and the...
Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:05 am
The Sangamon County Historic Preservation Commission (SCHPC) has named Churchill Cemetery – currently owned by Clear Lake Township – an official county landmark. The small cemetery, previously kno...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:01 am
The Garvey/Tubman Cultural Arts and Research Center recently announced its 2017 Summer Arts Camp.The camp strives to provide students the chance to explore visual communications, artistic co...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:06 am
A new cafe in Springfield’s west side aims to develop life skills for children with developmental disabilities. On May 23, the Hope Learning Academy (HLA), community leaders and volunteers cut the r...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:05 am
As we enter the final week of Better Hearing and Speech Month, the Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation, a Springfield-based nonprofit, is participating in the “Million Ear Challenge,” the goal o...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am
A controversial plan before Congress that would permit companies to fine workers who refuse to share their genetic information through workplace wellness programs has prompted Illinois lawmakers to ti...

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