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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
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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
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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’
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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
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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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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 12:00 am
The Ashland home where Steven Watkins was gunned down in 2008 has gone into foreclosure. PNC Bank filed the foreclosure lawsuit last month in Cass County Circuit Court. Presuming the bank prevails and
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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 12:00 am
Roosevelt Pratt, owner of Fashion Afrique at 414 E. Monroe in Springfield, is relocating his business to St. Louis. He plans to open his new store on Washington Street in downtown St. Louis in early N
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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:00 am
Decatur native A. D. Carson has been making headlines for his activism in South Carolina, bringing attention to the racist legacy of Clemson University, where he is working on his Ph.D. in E
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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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