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Wednesday, June 20, 2007 12:00 am

Rape victim’s lawsuit against Frazier, others, is no more

Untitled Document In a court hearing lasting less than half an hour and attended by only one spectator, the lawsuit filed by the woman at the center of one of Springfield’s
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 12:00 am

Police-union board throws its new president out

Untitled Document While the Springfield City Council focuses on selecting the next police chief, rank-and-file members of the Springfield Police Department are embroiled in a con
Wednesday, June 13, 2007 12:00 am

The man who would be Springfield's next police chief

Untitled Document The June 1 announcement arrived on the standard city of Springfield press release stationery with the word “NEWS” splashed across the corner in 48 p
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 12:00 am

Veteran SPD officer becomes new face of CrimeStoppers

Untitled Document Paula Morrow has spent a significant portion of her law-enforcement career maintaining a low profile in the Springfield Police Department’s narcotics unit
Wednesday, May 30, 2007 12:00 am

Opponents of hog operation ordered to post bond

Untitled Document Neighbors who oppose the big hog farm under construction near the Buckhart Tavern now have to put their money where their mouths are. Last week, Sangamon County
Thursday, May 24, 2007 12:00 am

Lose track of time on the road to Grafton

Untitled Document This time of year, office flu is going around. If you’ve ever suffered this malady, you know how the disease progresses: You clock in, get some coffee, sc
Dusty Rhodes: Fresh Ink
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 12:00 am

Give this column to your friends who don’t know their O’s from their A’s

Untitled Document If you’re the kind of person who solves crossword puzzles with an ink pen, responds with the right questions faster than the contestants on Jeopardy!, and
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 12:00 am

A plan to save a family farm has neighbors squealing.

Untitled Document Until last week Bob Young had never been inside a courtroom, so he didn’t know exactly where to sit. He chose a spot in a middle pew on the right-hand sid
Dusty Rhodes: Fresh Ink
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 12:00 am

A-type career woman becomes an atypical mom

Untitled Document Michelle Higginbotham is allergic to children — not literally, but almost. “I don’t like babies, and you can quote me on that,”
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 12:00 am

Mid-West switches formats, personalities; former owner reclaims Clear Channel stations

Untitled Document There’s change in the air, and we don’t just mean spring. The airwaves of the capital city are experiencing some turbulence, with an unusual number


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