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Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 12:00 am
The landmark ruling in the case of Kaleb Drew and Chewey could decide how other Illinois communities resolve issues surrounding students with disabilities and their service animals.The state’s s
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 12:00 am

Sick and vacation time take Caldwell to 30-year anniversary

Ralph Caldwell begins his new job as director of the Metropolitan Computer-Aided Dispatch agency in Champaign County on Dec. 14, but city officials confirm that he’ll still be employed as chief
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 12:00 am
It would be like putting a lobbyist for the pesticide industry in charge of promoting organic food.That’s how one founding member of the Sangamon County Organization for Reform of Cycling Habita
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 12:00 am

New orchestra executive begins work this month

The new season for the Illinois Symphony Orchestra brings not only new management, but also a recent announcement that musicians have voted to officially unionize.On Oct.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 12:00 am

Program to help low-income households goes wireless

As many as 20,370 low-income households in Sangamon County could qualify for a free cell phone and 60 minutes of free monthly talk-time, according to a spokesperson with TracFone Wireless, Inc., a nat
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 12:00 am

Youth interest, land access and funding are top priorities

After a five-year hiatus, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will reconvene its Conservation Congress, a two-day conference that brings conservationists and recreation advocates together.
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 12:00 am

Free speech goes on trial in Sangamon County

Deep down, Humphrey — a 57-year-old model-railroading enthusiast who works part-time jobs at an area hobby shop and bookstore — knew why the Federal Bureau of Investigation had dropped by his north-end home.


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