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Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 12:00 am
Sometimes stuff just breaks.That’s the assessment from the city of Springfield, which shut down Fifth Street in downtown last week after a 10-inch water main burst, heaving the street that crack
Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 12:00 am
No one is predicting pitchforks and torches at a neighborhood meeting called by Hy-Vee to explain the Iowa-based company’s proposal for a supermarket at the site of the vacant Kmart building on
Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 12:00 am
Is a train that averages less than 70 mph between St. Louis and Chicago really high-speed rail?It is according to the government, which is spending more than $1 billion to improve Union Pacific track
Cap City
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 12:00 am
The Springfield Green Business Network, formed a year ago, has developed a “green” certification program that allows businesses to track their progress toward becoming more environmentally
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 12:00 am
Medicine cabinet overflowing with expired prescriptions? Don’t know what to do with the bulky television you replaced with a sleek flatscreen? Consider October your lucky month.The Sangamon Coun
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 12:00 am
Trick or treating for pork-and-beans?Believe it.Solar Universe: Central Illinois is teaming with Central Illinois Foodbank to collect food for the needy on Halloween. The company, which helps get peop
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 12:00 am
Already recognized by the state, Springfield’s Tony Leone got his latest kudos from the city. On Monday, the vocal advocate for saving old structures was named 2011 Preservationist of the Year b
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 12:00 am
The Barrel Head is scheduled to go on the auction block.The popular Jerome watering hole closed over Labor Day weekend in the midst of a foreclosure battle between owner Kevin Davlin and Illinois Nati
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 12:00 am
Steve Combs is not a real-estate agent, and the first-ever Urban Pioneer Tour set for Saturday in Enos Park is hardly a street-of-dreams showcase.“We’re looking for people who, first of al
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 12:00 am
Even the folks at Forbes magazine who say that Lincoln’s hometown is the third most-dangerous city in America profess themselves puzzled.“The Illinois state capital confounds analysts who

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