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Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 12:00 am
Prisons need vans to transport inmates so they won’t escape. In Hillsboro, animal lovers want a van to help get dogs and cats out of lockup and save them from the executioner’s needle.Foun
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Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 12:00 am
Members of a Springfield activist group held a sit-in this week at U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson’s office to protest tax breaks that they say benefit only the very wealthy. While Johnson’s current
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Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 12:00 am
A legal spat between THR & Associates and the public-television station that produces Antiques Roadshow is starting to get, well, old.WGBH, the television station based in Boston, was back in fede
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Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:00 am
For kids, summer usually means lazy days filled with swimming, riding bikes, and staying up late. But for too many kids, summer can also mean hunger. When kids aren’t in school, they aren’
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Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:00 am
In the Solving-Problems-We-Didn’t-Know-We-Had Department, federal regulators are pondering the fate of apples that won’t turn brown.You can bruise it, you can slice it, you can dice it, yo
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Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am
AT&T customers in Springfield should have noticed an increase in the speed of their mobile data connections last week, as the company announced an upgrade to its capabilities in the capital city.
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Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am
It isn’t hard to see why the Animal Protective League is giving away cats.Walk into the reception area of the animal shelter on Taintor Road and there, atop a desk, lies Garfunkel, a tabby, snoo
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Thursday, July 5, 2012 12:00 am
As if biking wasn’t already green enough, Robert LaBonte of Springfield has found a way to make the world’s most popular form of wheeled transit even more Earth-friendly. LaBonte, owner of
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Thursday, July 5, 2012 12:00 am
If you’ve ever seen the BBC’s wonderful 11-part documentary titled “Earth,” you’ll no doubt recall the incredible power that great white sharks exhibit when hunting seals
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Thursday, June 28, 2012 12:00 am
Despite Joan Barenfanger’s best efforts, single-use plastic shopping bags continue to stream out of Springfield’s grocery and retail stores to the tune of an astonishing 16 million bags pe

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