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Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 12:00 am

Jury sides with Gold Center owner

James Hausman, owner of The Gold Center in Springfield, has been awarded $21 million by a federal jury in Seattle after suing a cruise ship line for injuries sustained when he was struck in the head by an errant automatic sliding door.
News
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 12:00 am

James Hausman says he tried settling with cruise line

 Eight days after being hit in the head by an errant sliding door aboard a luxury cruise ship in 2011 and after suffering a seizure, James Hausman, owner of The Gold Center in Springfield, says a
News
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:00 am

Doesn’t want thief in ranks

 A confessed thief will remain off the force despite an arbitator’s ruling that she must be reinstated to her job as a Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy.In addition to reinstatement, Sherry Wa
News
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:00 am

Unions say city can’t yank perk

 With tens of millions of public dollars at stake, unions representing city of Springfield employees have sued the city seeking to overturn a city council decision ending a pension-fattening perk
News
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:00 am

Judge issues $200,000 award

 The Springfield Urban League has been ordered to pay more than $200,000 in a reverse discrimination lawsuit filed by a woman who says that she was fired because she is white and refused to parti
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Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:00 am

Second Obed and Isaac’s to open

Court and Karen Conn, long a Springfield institution when it comes to having fun, are taking their show on the road to Peoria, where the couple has purchased a church-turned-banquet-hall that will bec
Opinion
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 12:00 am

One word: Fuhgeddaboudit

The pratfall is always best when Lucy holds the football just a smidgeon longer than she did before, and the Cubs will, unquestionably, end up on their backsides by the time this is over.
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Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 12:00 am

Resigns after meeting with governor’s staff

Eileen Mackevich, director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, has resigned.
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Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:00 am

If fund fizzles, museum might close, spokesman says

 Amid a reshuffle of the institution’s governing board and a state budget impasse, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s finances are being scrutinized.Chris Wills, spokesman

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