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Thursday, June 3, 2004 12:00 am
So many, Illinois is to wine what Nevada is to tuna -- the connection doesn't seem natural. But as Illinois farmers, especially families who can't compete with corporate-owned agribusiness, see
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Thursday, May 13, 2004 12:00 am
In a one-man shop at South Grand Avenue at Spring Street, a convivial 45-year-old immigrant turned outspoken American is contributing to the cause of freedom, one stitch at a time. Mario Ingo
News
Thursday, April 29, 2004 12:00 am
Crime Stoppers says it will double the reward for tips leading to the arrest of people who carry guns illegally, a move applauded by community activists who are concerned about gun violence in Spring
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Thursday, April 8, 2004 12:00 am
Eleven Ukrainian mayors recently came to Springfield to see the future, and for the most part, they decided it works. The delegation, in town March 15-28 as part of a program underwritten by the U.
Feature
Thursday, March 25, 2004 12:00 am
When she was 9, Teri Zucksworth entered a papier mâché horse in an art competition at the Illinois State Fair. She still has the gold ribbon she won. That recognition fueled a lifelong passion for a
Feature
Thursday, March 11, 2004 12:00 am
When Ervin Hill moved to Springfield in the late 1960s to live in his new bride's hometown, his future as one of several local camera-repair technicians seemed secure. Today, the 62-year-old Ve
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Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004 12:00 am
More people are riding the rails in Illinois and across the country, a sign that things are looking up for the government's money-losing passenger rail service. "We've had several months of record r

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