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Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 am
 Somewhere inside the National Archives in Washington, D.C., resides a Zeutschel OS 14000 A2 TT planetary capture system that has been, perhaps, Abraham Lincoln’s best friend in the 21st centur
Breaking News
Monday, June 12, 2017 12:00 am

Lincoln papers suspending search

 The Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project is shutting down the search for documents at the national archives in Washington, D.C., where the bulk of papers related to the Great Emancipator have be
Feature
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 am

Bikers embrace Illinois

 If you ride fast and crash, you are a bad rider. If you go slow and crash, you are a bad rider. And if you are a bad rider, you should not ride motorcycles. – Hunter S. Thompson Each spri
News
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 am

Department concludes cop lied to investigators

 A Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy lied during an investigation into alleged steroid use but is due to return to duty on June 30, a month after serving a six-month suspension, according to int
Breaking News
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:00 am

Sentencing set for Aug. 8

Xuesong “Gary” Yang, who once worked as a recruiter of foreign students for the University of Illinois Springfield, has quietly pleaded guilty to raping a 17-year-old Chinese student. The g
Breaking News
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

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