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Monday, June 5, 2017 12:00 am

Quits after contest rigging exposed

Dennis DeRossett, president and chief executive officer of the Illinois Press Association, has resigned. The resignation announced today by the press association comes after Illinois Times revea
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

UIS, Lincoln papers parting ways

A longstanding partnership that has sustained the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project will end as the University of Illinois Springfield and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum can’t
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Make your own summer elixir

 We are lazy.Loathe to get out of our cars, we use the drive-thru – it is too much work to write “through” – when we want a hamburger. Cheese comes already grated. Remote controls are no
News
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Admits illegal steroid possession

 A Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy is serving a six-month suspension after pleading guilty to misdemeanor drug possession last month.Deputy John Bartello was placed on paid administrative leav
News
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

Fights at ALPLM hit Lincoln papers

 Disagreements and dysfunction have been so serious at the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project that the former director once threatened to move the program out of Illinois, according to testimony d
News
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

Former employees claim discrimination

Two former employees of the Intensive English Program at University of Illinois Springfield have sued UIS, claiming the university discriminated against students from the Middle East and Mexico.The fe
Feature
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 am

Revitalization efforts evolving

 A century after its peak, Enos Park soldiers on, hoping to regain its reputation as one of Springfield’s most desirable neighborhoods.It has not been easy.Elegant Victorian-style homes are in
News
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 am

On unpaid leave, charges unclear

 Allegations remain unclear against Candace Wanzo, a top official in the Secretary of State’s office who was placed on administrative leave more than a week ago.Spokesmen for Illinois Secretary
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Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 am

Press association reopens investigation

 The Illinois Press Association has reopened an investigation into the rigging of a 2011 statewide journalism contest that only recently came to light.The investigation was reopened within the pa

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