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Wednesday, April 23, 2008 12:00 am

Despite rate increase, CWLP water still a bargain

Untitled Document City Water, Light & Power finance director Craig Burns has turned educating people about water into his own personal mission. Residents l
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 12:00 am

Jr. Blues beat top-ranked team, earn trip to the second round of playoffs

Untitled Document For Jr. Blues head coach Chris Wyler, the past few weeks have been a dream come true. At the end of March his players fought their way into the fourth-pl
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 12:00 am

Effort to clamp down on all-ages clubs falls short

Untitled Document Jeff Boston may be young, but he’s been around the music business long enough to know that most acts enjoy performing for an all-ages crowd. Boston
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 12:00 am

Trade dispute with Chinese company imperils area manufacturer

Untitled Document Two hundred workers could soon lose their jobs if Precision Products, a leading manufacturer of lawn and garden equipment and the largest employer in Lincoln, i
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 12:00 am

Local Xbox champs to defend title in Big Apple

Untitled Document Like many little boys, Christopher Peper was scolded for playing too many video games. “I just remember my mother telling me, ‘Pu
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 12:00 am

Study of unborn babies prompts call for tougher environmental laws

Untitled Document Unborn babies face a greater threat from pollution than once thought, says a new study by the Environmental Working Group, a leading nonprofit public-health-adv
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 12:00 am

Five local guys are designing and building the car of the future in a field near you

Scribbled in blue and yellow chalk on the cinderblock wall of a garage plunked in the middle of a Divernon cornfield, these nine words remind Illuminati Motor Works — a team of local engineers, automotive technicians, and car enthusiasts — what’s at stake. “Somebody has to do something, that somebody is us.” Scribbled in blue and yellow chalk on the cinderblock wall of a garage plunk
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 12:00 am

Springfield home prices appear stable despite national downturn

Untitled Document Rick Hanselman knows his way around the Springfield housing market. Lately the president of The Real Estate Group, a local residential and commercial rea
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 12:00 am

Triathlon promoter claims Lincoln as the nation’s first multisport athlete

Untitled Document Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln as the inspiring orator, the war hero, the Great Emancipator, but now a local sports group is billing the 6-foot-4-i
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 12:00 am

County Board member isn’t just another fast-talking politician

Untitled Document Craig Hall is instantly likable. It’s not just his easy smile or his larger-than-life personality. It’s his ability to live every day with a


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