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Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:00 am

Catholic Charities celebrates anniversary

 In the midst of the Great Depression, George Eisenberg underscored the spirit of Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Springfield.It was 1935 when Eisenberg, en route home to Chicago, saw a lin
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 12:00 am

Plaintiffs say district’s deal was illegal

The Ball-Chatham School District has wrongly paid more than $2.2 million to a company with ties to the district’s former superintendent, according to a lawsuit recently unveiled in Sangamon County Circuit Court.
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Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:00 am

Housing proposed for Goodwill building

 A Chicago-area developer wants to convert a vacant building owned by Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries on North 11th Street into low-income housing and a center for job and youth mentoring pro
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Thursday, June 4, 2015 12:00 am

Lobbyist wins bid for state leases

Illinois Department of Human Services offices that are now at the northern edge of downtown Springfield are slated to move more than two miles south and out of the core of the city.DHS offices now in
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Monday, June 1, 2015 12:00 am

Lobbyist wins bid for state leases

Illinois Department of Human Services offices that are now at the northern edge of downtown Springfield are slated to move more than two miles south and out of the core of the city.DHS offices now in
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:00 am

Mauled girl is upbeat

 Illyania Rocha still hasn’t gone home.Six weeks after she was mauled by a Great Dane at the Springfield home of her older half-sister, the 10-year-old girl from Chatham is at a rehabilitation
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Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:00 am
 Dying inmates neglected. Undiagnosed cancer. Haphazard recordkeeping. Unsanitary exam rooms, staff shortages and physicians who aren’t qualified.It adds up to cruel and unusual punishment in t
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:00 am

Rules plaintiff in drowning case due $525,000, not $1 million

A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge has ruled that the family of a youth who drowned in Lake Springfield in 2007 is due $525,000 from the city of Springfield, not twice that amount.In ruling against
Summerguide
Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 am

Beers for the season

 Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summerThose days of soda and pretzels and beer. –N. King ColeSummer without beer? That would be like ice cream without a cone, a king without a tu
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Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 am

Chiropractor denies providing substance

 A Springfield chiropractor denies that he prescribed or otherwise supplied a banned diet supplement to city police officers or anyone else.“I’ve never prescribed anything to anyone,” says

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