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Wednesday, April 30, 2008 12:00 am

Police serving a warrant kill a dog, but overlook suspect they meant to arrest

Untitled Document Nick Bartolomucci admits that his dog Pepper was an amazing creature. Rescued by Bartolomucci as a starved, dehydrated, mangy 5-month-old pup, the p
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 12:00 am

Festival organizer says he’s only just begun

Untitled Document Until last weekend, the biggest party Joshua Foster ever hosted was a backyard cookout attended by 50 people. Then he got this crazy idea to host a
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 12:00 am

For Patty Redpath, family life was pretty good. It's about to get a whole lot better.

Untitled Document The first thing you see when you enter Patty Redpath’s house is two laundry baskets brimming with shoes — big shoes, little shoes, snea
Dusty Rhodes: Fresh Ink
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 12:00 am

Bill Anderson’s journey through cancer had a healing effect on everyone around him

Untitled Document Letitia Dewith-Anderson once scared me silly. She rang my phone, which she didn’t do very often, and when I answered I could tell that this call was of so
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 12:00 am

Former detective free of criminal charges but still faces battle for badge

Untitled Document Paul Carpenter moved one step forward in his efforts to return to work in law enforcement this week when his attorney filed a motion to dismiss the final crimin
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 12:00 am

Report underscores lack of regulation of factory farms

Untitled Document An estimated 500 large factory farms are being allowed to operate and possibly pollute with virtually no oversight from the Illinois Environmental P
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 12:00 am

WUIS’s popular Kavitha Cardoza accepts Washington, D.C., gig

Untitled Document The inevitable has happened. As anyone who listens to WUIS (91.9 FM) knows, reporter Kavitha Cardoza always had too much talent to be broadcasting from a radio
Dusty Rhodes: Fresh Ink
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 12:00 am

Legislation would give adoptees access to birth certificates

Untitled Document I hardly slept a wink the night before I met my mother. I was in a motel, just off Interstate 35, on the outskirts of the city where she lived with her family.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 12:00 am

Once-troubled Goodwill plans big changes in coming weeks

Untitled Document What’s that old saying — when God closes one door, he opens another? It’s almost the same for Goodwill shopaholics. Though the godfathe
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 12:00 am

The leader of Springfield's notorious cocaine ring talks about his life in crime — and why he's glad he was caught

Untitled Document On Oct. 28, 2005, Danny J. Sidener Jr. went to Family Video on MacArthur Boulevard to accept a delivery from a Chicago business associate. This ass


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