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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.
News
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.
News
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
News
Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 12:00 am

Had said that it would skip application

After saying that it would not apply for a federal grant to help fund the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project, the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency says that it did, in fact, seek federal funding for the effort to digitize every document the Great Emancipator wrote or read.
Feature
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am

The beers of October. We drank lots of beer so you don’t have to

 Tastes change with the advent of fall.Absent the blast furnace of summer, we become more finicky, less willing to shotgun can after can from 18-packs that dip below 10 bucks when the temperature
News
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am
 With finances uncertain, a financer of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project is urging the state to fund the project that aims to digitize every document that Lincoln either wrote or read during
News
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 am

Memo on Lincoln papers released

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency will not apply for a federal grant to help fund the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project that is digitizing every document ever read or written by the Great Emancipator.

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