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Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 12:00 am

City aids housing effort with

The City of Springfield and an east-side affordable housing organization will again partner to construct new homes for low-to-moderate income residents. On Oct. 6, the public affairs and saf
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 12:00 am

He’ll stay behind bars and get treatment

In November 1983, Kenneth Seidler of Springfield broke into the home of a 48-year-old woman and raped her in front of her two young daughters. He was convicted of rape by a Sangamon County j
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 12:00 am

Out-of-town laundry contract sets off debate

Untitled Document As the transfer of Illinois Department of Transportation positions from Springfield to Harrisburg hangs in the air, and after aldermen begrudgingly approved a contra
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 12:00 am

Renfrow brings on new project manager, support staff

Doug Brown stepped up to the plate last week as City Water, Light and Power's new project manager, and despite fears surrounding former manager Brian Fitzgerald's departure, he's
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 12:00 am

More teenagers getting sexually transmitted diseases

When Don Hunt started surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases for the Sangamon County Department of Public Health in 1995, his primary concerns were human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
Fall Guide
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

Abe’s Corn Maze and other corny festivals

If you're looking to get into the maze craze this fall, we have great news — Springfield will host its very own 10-acre corn creation. If that's not enough, it's even cut i
Fall Guide
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

From “R-Rated Springfield” to the “Haunted Dead Walk” and “Terror on the Square”

No kids allowed. It's a strict requirement of Garret Moffett's new October tour, "R-Rated Springfield." "If you enjoy TV shows like 'The Sopranos,' then you will enjoy this,"
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

For ICASA director, Biden brings hope

On a sunny, summer Saturday presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, U.S. Sen. Barack Obama returned to the steps of the Old State Capitol in Springfield to announce to a crow
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

Decker Home saved from demo list, headed for historic status

Steven Kren knew he found a gem in the Decker Home, 303 S. Glenwood Ave., and after two years of renovations, he could get the ultimate seal of approval. Kren appealed to the Springfield H


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