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Wednesday, July 2, 2008 12:00 am

Health-care justice advocates seek to dispel myths

Untitled Document Retired coal miner Paul Perrine says he can’t get health insurance. Perrine, 52, who worked in the mines for 30 years and has hurt his back on sev
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 12:00 am

Traffic-safety workers seek to block governor’s relocation proposal

Untitled Document Trevor Halfacre, who has severe scoliosis and a muscle condition known as arthrogryposis, uses a motorized wheelchair and has a personal assistant who shuttles
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 12:00 am

Springfield’s teenagers say there was nothing to do here — until he came along.

Untitled Document Just past midnight on a chilly February night, Club Chrome is heating up. The nightclub on Springfield’s south side is packed to the g
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 12:00 am

Company dissolves; plans for ethanol plants scrapped

Untitled Document Heartland Ethanol LLC has jettisoned plans to construct seven ethanol plants around Illinois, including one in Waverly, in nearby Morgan County. Walker
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 12:00 am

The road to cleaner air starts in the Soy City

Untitled Document Beginning next week in Decatur, Illinois environmentalists will try to rally support for a tough set of regulations on greenhouse-gas emissions with a series of
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 12:00 am

Exhibit commemorates one of Springfield’s most painful moments

Untitled Document Many of the visitors attending last week’s preview of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s exhibit on the 1908 Springfield race ri
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 12:00 am

Coping with high fuel costs is more difficult for businesses

Untitled Document Like everyone else, the high price of gas has forced Robert Smith to do more with less. Whereas most people have adjusted by parking the RV and canceling the fa
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 12:00 am

Payday lenders escape tougher regulations for the time being

Untitled Document At least until the Legislature reconvenes in November, or Gov. Rod Blagojevich calls lawmakers back to Springfield for special meetings, Illinois re
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 12:00 am

Corn-based ethanol continues to take a beating

Untitled Document Not even $4-per-gallon-gas has been able to resuscitate the nation’s corn-ethanol industry, which slumped in 2007 as the price of corn, the country’
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 am

It takes cojones to attend one of these festivals

Untitled Document “Most folks just don’t seem to have a taste for testicles no more,” said the waitress who served Chevy Chase’s character the two-year-re


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