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Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 12:00 am
An ad hoc committee wrestling with governance questions at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has retained the former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History t
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:00 am
It’s easy to overlook the beauty of the world around you, but Dave Heinzel of Springfield makes it much easier to appreciate. Heinzel, a multi-media artist, recorded a captivating time lapse video o
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:00 am
More than 50 picketers showed up on Monday, Oct. 27, during the lunch hour outside the State Journal-Register to demand a contract that includes raises for editorial employees. Two city cops, both ami
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:00 am
What does $56,000 buy? If you’re a dog or cat in need of a home, a 30-foot long trailer with air conditioning for when it’s hot outside, heat for when it’s cold, a generator to keep the power go
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:00 am
Just across Fourth Street from the Executive Mansion, in the shadow of the Mansion View Hotel, sits a small, unassuming house that has seen better days. It’s known as the Condell House, and it’s o
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 12:00 am
The chickens have come home to roost at the governor’s mansion.Nine hens donated by a local woman came to live on the governor’s lawn in June, according to Harry Lewis, the mansion’s horticultur
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:00 am
How busy could a retired cop be? Apparently pretty busy, if you are Wes Barr, the Republican candidate for Sangamon County sheriff. Barr, the odds-on favorite to win in November who retired from the d
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:00 am
The invasive and destructive Emerald Ash Borer beetle is moving to Springfield, prompting the Illinois Department of Agriculture to add Sangamon County to a quarantine zone meant to stop the beetle’
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:00 am
Kevin and Stacey Rademacher’s house in Sherman looks a lot like their neighbors’ houses, except for one thing: the large, black solar panels covering the Rademachers’ roof. Kevin Rademacher says
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:00 am
Springfield developer Dan Mulcahy has declared bankruptcy in the midst of a lawsuit filed by former Ward 8 Ald. Irv Smith, who wants to dissolve a partnership formed earlier this year to redevelop the

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