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Thursday, March 29, 2012 12:00 am
Spring cleaning is a gratifying practice, especially when it comes to eliminating clutter. Nearly everyone has a piece of old exercise equipment, a stack of National Geographic back issues, or some ot
Cap City
Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:00 am
With the rising costs of health care, many people without health insurance opt to forgo basic checkups in the hope that they simply won’t get sick. The same goes for many of our nation’s h
Cap City
Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:00 am
This is Sunshine Week, an annual reminder that government should be transparent, organized by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press. Why March?
Cap City
Thursday, March 8, 2012 12:00 am
After selling 112 million copies in 40 languages, the popular Chicken Soup for the Soul book series is a household name. And soon, two Springfield authors will appear in the latest installment: Chicke
Cap City
Thursday, March 8, 2012 12:00 am
What do you do after spending nearly a dozen years behind bars for a crime you didn’t commit? You go to California Pizza Kitchen and get a pie with the works. That’s what Jonathon Moore di
Cap City
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:00 am
Traveling out of Springfield?As you go, why not take a mini-brochure about Springfield with you?Representatives of the Citizens Club of Springfield, Springfield Chamber of Commerce and government offi
Cap City
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:00 am
Lucky us.Springfield on Feb. 20 became the first town outside the St. Louis area where Kraftig beer is available. If you haven’t heard of Kraftig, you may be familiar with its creator, William &
Cap City
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 12:00 am
Can drumming help fight cancer? It may sound like a silly question, but research shows that making music relieves stress, improves self-esteem and enhances the immune system. And regardless of whether
Cap City
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 12:00 am
With the courthouse being closed, more than 60 local lawyers gathered in the atrium of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Springfield on President’s Day for a legal conferenc
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Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 12:00 am
More than half of all prison inmates in Illinois will go back to prison within a year of being released. That’s a sobering thought, but here’s some good news: 92 percent of parolees served

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