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Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 am

Foundation raised millions but still short

 The nonprofit foundation that says it might have to sell artifacts related to Abraham Lincoln has taken in more than $40 million since 2007, when the group borrowed $23 million to purchase relic
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Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 am

Former drug executive ducks blame in opioid crisis

 One of Springfield’s most successful capitalists traveled to the nation’s capital earlier this month to weigh in on the nation’s opioid crisis. It was not a convincing performance.J. Chris
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:00 am

Journalist gets unusual FOIA request

 The most intriguing part of dustups over Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Quincy Veterans Home, where 13 people have died from Legionnaire’s disease, isn’t epidemiology.The governor’s ability to
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:00 am

ALPLM foundation seeks bailout

 Shortly after the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation closed a 2007 deal to buy a trove of Lincoln artifacts for $23 million, the nonprofit foundation signed an agreement with the st
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:00 am

ALPLM foundation goes GoFundMe

How desperate is the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, which owes nearly $10 million for Lincoln artifacts?Check out the foundation’s GoFundMe.com campaign, set up after quiet efforts
Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:00 am

Heather Moore rises in Springfield Fire Department

As a basketball player, Heather Moore didn’t fit the mold.Chiefly, she was too short and too slight – vintage media guides from High Point University in North Carolina, her alma mater, list her at
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 am

Suspends mortgage broker’s license

State allegations against a Springfield mortgage broker mirror accusations contained in a lawsuit filed by a Petersburg man who says that he was cheated out of his home.The Illinois Department of Fina
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 am

Lincoln papers posted by ALPLM

The first installment of documents put online by the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is but a sliver of things to come. But what a sliver it is.It is easy to spend more time than planned browsing th
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00 am

Prof quits after years of complaints

 Lincoln Land Community College kept a professor on the payroll for nearly two decades after students first complained about graphic sexual remarks and unwelcome advances.Former anthropology and


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