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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
Behold the power of prayer: When a lawsuit threat last year from a national anti-religion group forced the City of Springfield to stop organizing the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, several groups ...
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
 A new treatment for kidney cancer may someday come from research being done right now in Springfield. Dr. Andrew Wilber, a research scientist and assistant professor at Southern Illinois Univers...
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
 Just in time for the World Series and a government shutdown comes National Sausage Month, a cherished time of year in capital cities across the land where legislators, like so many sausage maker...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 12:19 pm
If it seems like there’s been a lot of sidewalks getting fixed lately, well, there has been.The city of Springfield expects to spend $900,000 repairing and replacing sidewalks this year, an incr...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 12:16 pm
Several Latino students in and around Springfield have earned a special award that will soon help them in college. The Culturally Integrated Education for Latinos Organization Inc. (CIELO) announced t...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 05:09 pm
The International Route 66 Mother Road Festival and Car Show is one of Springfield’s biggest attractions, bringing more than 1,000 show cars and an estimated 80,000 spectators downtown each Sept...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 05:00 pm
Helping Hands homeless shelter is without a home itself. Its plans to move to the old Ace Sign Co. building at 402 N. Fourth St. have drawn criticism from residents of the Near North Village apartment...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 04:58 pm
Illinois Times helped to sponsor a week-long workshop for 14 early-career reporters in Armenia, an emerging democracy and former Soviet state that is nestled between Turkey, Iran, Georgia and Azerbaij...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 04:58 pm
As if we need another reason to be proud of Springfield, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield was just ranked 13th out of 161 medical schools in the U.S. for training primary...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 04:58 pm
A gaggle of State Journal-Register journalists took to the streets Monday for the city’s annual Labor Day parade, which might explain why there were pictures, but not a story, about the festivit...

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