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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
News
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
News
Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 am

Jennifer Parsons cashes out

It isn’t easy to get in bed with embattled entrepreneur Jeffrey Parsons and walk away with money in your pocket.Just ask hundreds of creditors in Parsons’ bankruptcy case, including people who got
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Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 am

Mansion work questioned by union

If all goes as planned, a private foundation that is raising funds to fix up the crumbling governor’s mansion in Springfield may start work this summer – if a judge doesn’t get in the way.
Feature
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:00 am

Illinois coal in slump

 A decade ago, Chris Cline was sitting at the top of the proverbial coal heap.Cline, who made his fortune mining coal in Appalachia, bet big on Illinois coal at the dawn of the 21st century, quie

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