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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 12:00 am
The last of three defendants in a murder case pleaded guilty this week in the 2014 killing of Justin Sharp, a 24-year-old purported marijuana dealer who was found shot to death in a yard on the 2700 b
Cap City
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 12:00 am
On Feb. 24, the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association (IGGVA) will host the 2017 Winter Wine Festival in Springfield. The festival, organized in coordination with the Illinois Department of
Cap City
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 12:00 am
 The local haylofts and corn cribs of Sangamon County could soon be featured in an e-book focused on the iconic farm structures. The book is a project of the Sangamon County Historic Preservation
Cap City
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:00 am
Springfield hotels from are teaming up to oppose a tax increase. The Springfield Hotel Lodging Association (SHLA) announced it is imploring Mayor James Langfelder and the city council not to pass a pr
Cap City
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:00 am
A group identifying itself as “Springfield Call To Action” (SC2A) is organizing a rally for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Old State Capitol plaza. The event is timed to coincide with the Women�
Cap City
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:00 am
Critics of Chatham’s less-than-perfect water system got some bad news this week from a Chicago law firm hired to review the creation of the South Sangamon Water Commission and determine whether ther
Cap City
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:00 am
David Bourland, who moved last month from director of exhibits at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to director of historic sites for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is no
Cap City
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:00 am
As we brace for the liar-in-chief-elect to take office, Politico last week revealed that Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of WICS television in Springfield, struck a deal with the Trump campaign, while
Cap City
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:00 am
 If you do hair, Springfield is the place for you. That’s according to a survey entitled, “These are the 10 best cities for stylists,” published last week on zippia.com, a website self-desc
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Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:00 am
A crowd-sourcing campaign via kickstarter.com is underway to renovate and reopen Southtown Sound (formerly South Town Studio). The recording studio, located across the parking lot from the Black Sheep

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