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Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
If you’re enjoying the early morning coolness with a stroll in Washington Park, don’t be alarmed if you hear a metallic rat-a-tat nearby. It’s just a woodpecker who likes to sit atop
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
Lincoln Land Community College is giving garden enthusiasts the opportunity to learn how to garden year-round. On May 9 and 10, Four Season Tools gardening experts will host a workshop on movable stru
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 12:00 am
It’s spring in the fields, and for Springfield, that means it’s farmers market time! The Old Capitol Farmers Market opens next week with a variety of food, goods, and festivities.  To
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 am
Is this sluggish economy ever going to get back to normal? A recent survey of Sangamon County employers doesn’t hold out much hope, though the employers seemed optimistic about their own situati
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Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 am
Springfield’s first African-American firehouse is in need of restoration. The Springfield Area Basic Crafts Council, Operating Engineers Local 965 and The Springfield Project have helped raise m
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Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:00 am
The Enos Park neighborhood has some real momentum going these days. On the heels of a beautiful new duplex on Fifth Street, built by Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County to look like it was built a
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Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:00 am
The Sangamon County Medical Society Alliance awarded 11 grants to 10 local nonprofit organizations and three Medical Alliance Health Program certificates. The grants were given to organizations that p
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Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 am
The Springfield School Board is an exercise in chaos. The Springfield Park District is without an executive director or solid finances. You wouldn’t know it from turnout at this week’s ele
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Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 am
In 1936, Harriet Knudson of Springfield helped create a sanctuary on the then-new Springfield Lake for plants native to Abe Lincoln’s home states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. Today, that s
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Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
Running has become a pretty big deal in Springfield, and now it’s about to get bigger. Bill Stokes of Springfield, a longtime volunteer for the Springfield Road Runners Club, is organizing a mar

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