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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:01 am
With same-sex marriage becoming law in Illinois on June 1, 2014, LGBT folks in Illinois have had a good year. But a recent report from the Human Rights Campaign shows plenty of work remains to be done...
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:01 am
Winter seems to have come early this year, which means higher heating bills and less money for the holidays. City Water, Light and Power offers a way to help those in need through its Project Relief p...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 01:01 am
 The Springfield rail consolidation project is all but official, and engineers recently revealed the first glimpse of what it will look like. Hanson Professional Services of Springfield, which is...
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am
 it’s nice to give something back to him once in a while, even if it does further our own purposes. Gov. Pat Quinn announced last week that the inside of Lincoln’s tomb will get a makeover st...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am
He’s baacck. Actually, Joseph Zeid Langan, erstwhile cop for Springfield and Southern View, never really left the employ of the University of Illinois Springfield, where he worked as a police dispat...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am
How can shoes help solve the problem of poor water access in developing countries? George “The Shoeman” Hutchings has found a way. Hutchings’ Shoeman Water Project exports shoes to street vendor...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 In 1902, Springfield created an all-black firehouse to segregate black firefighters from their white counterparts. Located at what is now 1310 E. Adams, it was the only firehouse at which black ...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 Vinod “Vinnie” Gupta of Springfield is turning 75 this year, but instead of throwing himself a party, he’s throwing a party for someone else. Gupta has volunteered for about 10 years with ...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am
A former Sangamon County court assistant is pushing for action on workplace bullying in Springfield. Autumn Tibbs of Springfield says she was fired from her job in 2012 for supporting a judge that her...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am
A trio of heavyweights is leaving the State Journal-Register. Molly Beck, who had a knack for prying loose secrets from the Springfield school board, has been hired by the Wisconsin State Journal to c...

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