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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 12:00 am
Charges against a physician accused of fraud and conspiracy have been dismissed after federal prosecutors admitted that an FBI agent violated the accused’s constitutional rights by gaining unfet
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 12:00 am

Bambi thrives in Illinois

Driving his pickup up a gravel road toward a built-in-a-weekend cabin on a 160-acre piece of land he calls a farm, Jack Robertson spots a pair of does munching on wheat that, along with oats and clove
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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 12:00 am
Upon further review, Sacred Heart-Griffin High School administrators have apparently decided not to demand prosecution of nine former students who placed thousands of paper cups filled with water on t
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 12:00 am

Parsons says he’s broke

Jeffrey Parsons and his company, THR and Associates, owe more than $467.2 million to consumers, tax collectors, media outlets and various other entities from coast to coast, according to recently file
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 12:00 am

SJ-R organizes after empty promises

The mood was upbeat last Friday at Floyd’s Thirst Parlor as State Journal-Register journalists gathered to celebrate the newsroom’s new status as a union shop.The 26-4 vote earlier that da
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 12:00 am

Jerome reveals investigation

Under pressure from Illinois Times, the Village of Jerome has acknowledged that it is under federal investigation for suspected misappropriation of funds and has signaled that it will release records
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 12:00 am

The Celts are looking for a few good men

It is easy to imagine the Springfield Celts as third-graders.These are the guys who loved dodgeball, the ones who laughed and screamed “Whoa!” when balls found their mark in particularly v
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 12:00 am

Springfield mulls garbage changes

Springfield has long had trouble figuring out how to dispose of things.Leaves, for example. Back in the 1980s, the city council passed a ban on leaf burning in the spring, then formed an 11-member lea


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