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News
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:00 am

SJ-R backs off plan to cut Friend-in-Deed loose

Untitled Document It looks as if the State Journal-Register and Friend-in-Deed will continue to work hand in hand after all. On May 22, the holiday charity organizati
News
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:00 am

New guidelines on city-funded projects spark criticism

Untitled Document Springfield’s affordable housing crew — Pastor Jerry Doss of Abundant Faith Christian Center, Mike Pittman of Pittman Enterprises, the Rev. Silas Jo
Summerguide
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 am

Sample some of the state’s best fermented grapes in the picturesque Shawnee region

Untitled Document You’ve just packed up the kids, their favorite stuffed animals, and their Game Boys and shipped them off to Grandma’s house. You’re stoked abo
Summerguide
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 am

Find out how far and how fast you can go in area’s competitive runs and walks

Untitled Document If anyone marks the end of winter’s chill and spring’s fickleness with glee, it’s the capital city’s walkers and runners. They stream ou
News
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 12:00 am

Lobbyist quits popular skate club in election-related protest

Untitled Document Less than a year ago, Lisa Steelman — the mother of a skater and a lobbyist for Novartis Pharmaceuticals — worked her magic and, despite drastic sta
News
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 12:00 am

Lake Area ticks off alderman with so-called administrative fee

Untitled Document Ward 6 Ald. Mark Mahoney was just like every other Lake Area Disposal customer when, on April 30, he opened a letter saying that he would be slapped with a $20
Feature
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 12:00 am

A recent US Supreme Court case restarts the debate about the death penalty in Illinois

Two Kentucky death-row inmates — one convicted of killing a sheriff and a deputy sheriff, the other convicted of killing a couple and woundin
Feature
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 12:00 am

Fifteen men face the death penalty in Illinois.

Untitled Document Rodney Adkins Adkins, 44, was sentenced by a Cook County judge in August 2007 for the 2003 killing of an Oak Park woman during a burglary.
News
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 12:00 am

Traveler finds the grass is greener in the Golden State

Untitled Document One man’s medicine is another man’s . . . felony charge? Guy Lewis Shively, a 19-year-old California native, learned that lesson the hard way
News
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 12:00 am

New Orleans scholar to expose UIS to unusual music, culture

Untitled Document Dr. Sybil Kein was devastated after Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans. The storm destroyed not only her home, her car, and her 5,000-plus book

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