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Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:00 am
If there’s one fact about Abe Lincoln that everyone remembers, it’s that he loved cars. Okay, that’s not really true. Although a steam-powered precursor to the modern car was invented in 1769, t
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:00 am
 Springfield has been host to myriad you-don’t-see-that-every-day gatherings, from the World Juggling Federation Convention to confabs of Elvis impersonators. But we feel especially secure this
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:00 am
Central and southern Illinois have some serious work to do when it comes to getting healthy. According to the 2016 County Health Rankings compiled by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Inst
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:00 am
With the second Obed and Isaac’s scheduled to open in Peoria on Sept. 26, the Conn’s Hospitality Group is being honored by Landmarks Illinois for the Springfield company’s work in historic prese
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:00 am
The Springfield City Council this week loosened a local law against synthetic marijuana, commonly called K2, even as Illinois and other states are cracking down on the substance said to be more danger
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:00 am
Randy Blue, deputy inspector general for the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, is facing discipline at work after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated.A 12-year-old girl suffered a leg i
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:00 am
Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John “Mo” Madonia is giving the parties a chance to figure things out for themselves in the Wyndham Hotel foreclosure case. With a loan servicing company playin
Cap City
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:00 am
They certainly didn’t do it for the recognition, but the Dominican Sisters of Springfield recently won a national award recognizing their anti-racism efforts. Illinois Times profiled the Sisters’
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am
Our limits change as we age, and when it comes to driving, minding those limits can mean the difference between life and death. The AARP Driver Safety Class is aimed at drivers over age 50, and it’s
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am
Illinois has a serious lack of transitional housing for people reintegrating into society after prison, but where to put such housing raises its own concerns. An adult transitional house in Springfiel

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