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Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 12:00 am

Newspaper sues governor

Illinois Times today sued Gov. Bruce Rauner after Attorney General Lisa Madigan ruled that the governor must turn over his appointment calendar in response to the paper’s request made under the state Freedom of Information Act.
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 12:00 am

Lincoln papers, presidential library in critical condition

On orders from the governor’s office, the IHPA has refused to renew a contract with UIS for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:00 am

Inmate died after cancer went untreated

Wexford Health Sources, a Pennsylvania company that holds the contract to provide health care to Illinois inmates, has agreed to pay $800,000 to the family of a prisoner who died in 2012 after doctors
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 12:00 am

They call him Green for a reason

 Car dealer Todd Green is bullish on golf courses, and Piper Glen is on his buy list.“I have not made a formal offer,” Green said of the financially troubled course in Chatham. “I do have a
Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 12:00 am

And keep those cards and letters coming

 There are few things that we here at Illinois Times enjoy more than letters from readers.Nary a week goes by that an envelope sans return address doesn’t show up in my mailbox. Usually, the se
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:00 am

Short-staffed jewel withers

 While tourists bustled in and around the museum side of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on a recent summer day, the library portion was quiet.Just two people perused newspape
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:00 am

District takes steps to open Lanphier for disabled

 Faced with a federal lawsuit, Springfield School District 186 is making the Lanphier High School basketball gymnasium more accessible to people with disabilities.John McQuillan, the father of a
Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 12:00 am

Investigation launched

Gov. Bruce Rauner is reportedly shutting down the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project, which aims to digitize every piece of paper that touched the hands of the Great Emancipator.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:00 am

Appellate court reverses shaken-baby conviction

An appellate court has overturned the conviction of a Springfield man who was sentenced to 16 years after being convicted of battery to his infant daughter.In reversing the 2012 conviction of Mark Wil


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