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Capital City Parent
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am

Plan ahead for school-year sanity

 The start of a new school year signals the start of a footrace for busy families with work, school, sports, music lessons and more. To make sure homework, healthful meals, adequate rest and fami
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:00 am

Rotary’s local literacy campaign heads to Busch Stadium May 23 and 24

 Soon area baseball fans will head south for local Rotary clubs’ 14th annual literacy fundraiser baseball games in beautiful Busch Stadium. Springfield-based watercolor quilt artist Rod Buffing
Capital City Parent
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am
 Ever since Alternative Celebrations launched its radical (as in root), gift giving approach in the 1970s, thoughtful authors have offered tips, craft instructions and recipes to make holidays in
Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:00 am

Tourism agency urges residents to explore their hometown

 May 1-7 is National Travel and Tourism Week, and Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Gina Gemberling wants Springfield-area residents to join in the fun right here at h
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 am
 It’s my yard, I’ll do what I want – right?Maybe, and maybe not. Before breaking ground for a new garage, planning your first pool party, going into the egg business or working on your cous
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 am

How to put the best possible face on your spacious, clean, carefree home sweet home

 The useful life of an appraisal is just one year, so any sale, refinance or home equity loan will likely require a new appraisal ordered by the financial institution, conducted by a qualified ap
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 am
 If landscaping goes in cycles, where every few years there’s a wildly popular new thing you suddenly see everywhere, followed by a few years of refinements until the next new splashy thing, th
Capital City Jobs
Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am

Win a state interview with a complete, correct, relevant application

 Embarking on the circuitous path to employment with two of Springfield’s largest employers, the state of Illinois and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, is a challenge even in ye
Capital City Senior
Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am

However you describe them, Gail and Eric Adamski are keeping the faith, and living the dream

 Gail Adamski and husband Eric, an area building contractor, bought 63 acres and a horse barn between Salisbury and Petersburg to start a Christmas tree farm 21 years ago. Three years along, Gail


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