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Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 12:00 am
Following a lengthy and contentious meeting of the Springfield school board in which Superintendent Walter Milton proposed cuts to several popular programs to balance the Springfield Public Schools bu
Cap City
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 12:00 am
When Springfield last saw Frederick George Celani, he was ’splaining to a federal judge the flimflam known as Kayport Package Express. Oldtimers (and by that we mean anyone who remembers the ear
Cap City
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 12:00 am
Macoupin County good, everyone else bad. That’s the assessment of the Illinois Policy Institute when it comes to government transparency in counties in western and central Illinois. The institut
Cap City
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 12:00 am
Who says it’s hard to find a job? Jay Rowell, director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, met this week with local business leaders and officials from the Salvation Army in Sprin
Cap City
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 12:00 am
Gov. Pat Quinn can’t catch a break these days. He’s hounded at nearly every public appearance by angry union workers because of his efforts to cut union pay, renege on contractual raises a
Cap City
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 12:00 am
Ah, the sweetgum tree. Such a nice name, evoking visions of sugarplums and chocolate chips falling from cotton-candy clouds before the rainbow arrives.The truth, as we all know, is much different. Tho
Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 12:00 am
Erin Hart has autism, but you’d never know it when she’s on the ice. The 18-year-old figure skater from Pleasant Hill, Ill., trains at Springfield’s Nelson Center ice arena twice a w
Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 12:00 am
The Sangamon County Bar Association is addressing two well-known shortages by putting another lawyer in the local courthouse while also gracing Springfield with not one but three depictions of Abraham
Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 12:00 am
You can’t pay a lawyer with pie…or can you? The Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association is holding a Thanksgiving pie sale, with proceeds funding their safety and security program
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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 12:00 am
The federal government is demanding more than $61,000 from the Village of Jerome, the village treasurer has resigned and more trouble could be coming.In an Oct. 25 letter to village officials, an admi

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