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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 Knowledge is power, and a pretty solid way for kids to get knowledge is staying in school. That’s why the Springfield-based Faith Coalition for the Common Good is partnering with Springfield P
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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:00 am
Plagued by low ratings, Al Jazeera America, the cable television network owned by the government of Qatar and launched last year, isn’t on the radar screen of most Americans. But the quality of the
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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:00 am
Michael Higgins, owner of Maldaner’s Restaurant, 222 S. Sixth St. in downtown Springfield, received city approval this week to convert two parking spaces in front of his restaurant into a “parklet
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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 12:00 am
 Should Springfield have a public official whose job it is to help revitalize neighborhoods? The Inner City Older Neighborhoods (ICON) coalition thinks so, and they’re hosting a public forum on
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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 12:00 am
 While our colleagues at the State Journal-Register go without raises while toiling to deliver all the news that’s fit to print, they can take comfort in the fact that they are helping make som
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Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:00 am
 One who worked long hours on the float entered in the State Fair parade by the Coalition of Rainbow Alliances said she was “heartbroken” when rain canceled the parade and the group’s chanc
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Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:00 am
 It’s a night for taking back the streets. Springfield joined hundreds of communities around the nation in the National Night Out on Aug. 5. Several neighborhoods in Springfield held block part
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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:00 am
 Sangamon County Animal Control officials have declared dangerous a pair of dogs owned by Sheryle Henry, a member of a county advisory board on animal control. The dogs in June attacked a small m
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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:00 am
 One of the last unrestored pre-Civil War buildings in Springfield is finally getting some love. Workers started tearing asbestos siding off of the Judge John Wickliffe Taylor House at the corner
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Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 am
Any doubt that all the feel-good advisory referendums on the fall ballot are more about the governor’s race than anything else were laid to rest this week when Gov. Pat Quinn, who is trailing Bruce

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