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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:05 am
While officials with the state and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the biggest union of state employees, hurl accusations and insults at each other while contract neg...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:06 am
You have to hand it to Zara’s Collision Center when it comes to the best use of Bambi in ad campaigns. Each fall, as local deer prepare to get stupid and start wandering on roadways, especially afte...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:05 am
The sun seems to be rising on solar power. As environmental regulations put the squeeze on coal power, the energy market seems poised to move toward more “distributed generation” like residential...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:06 am
 Springfield has been host to myriad you-don’t-see-that-every-day gatherings, from the World Juggling Federation Convention to confabs of Elvis impersonators. But we feel especially secure this...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:05 am
If there’s one fact about Abe Lincoln that everyone remembers, it’s that he loved cars. Okay, that’s not really true. Although a steam-powered precursor to the modern car was invented in 1769, t...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:06 am
With the second Obed and Isaac’s scheduled to open in Peoria on Sept. 26, the Conn’s Hospitality Group is being honored by Landmarks Illinois for the Springfield company’s work in historic prese...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:05 am
Central and southern Illinois have some serious work to do when it comes to getting healthy. According to the 2016 County Health Rankings compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Inst...
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...

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