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Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:00 am
How can shoes help solve the problem of poor water access in developing countries? George “The Shoeman” Hutchings has found a way. Hutchings’ Shoeman Water Project exports shoes to street vendor
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
 In 1902, Springfield created an all-black firehouse to segregate black firefighters from their white counterparts. Located at what is now 1310 E. Adams, it was the only firehouse at which black
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
 Vinod “Vinnie” Gupta of Springfield is turning 75 this year, but instead of throwing himself a party, he’s throwing a party for someone else. Gupta has volunteered for about 10 years with
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:00 am
A former Sangamon County court assistant is pushing for action on workplace bullying in Springfield. Autumn Tibbs of Springfield says she was fired from her job in 2012 for supporting a judge that her
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:00 am
A trio of heavyweights is leaving the State Journal-Register. Molly Beck, who had a knack for prying loose secrets from the Springfield school board, has been hired by the Wisconsin State Journal to c
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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
Accused of hiding assets, embattled entrepreneur Jeffrey Parsons has missed a court-ordered deadline to respond to allegations that he lied under oath while concealing more than $1 million from a fede
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
Behold the power of prayer: When a lawsuit threat last year from a national anti-religion group forced the City of Springfield to stop organizing the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, several groups
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
 A new treatment for kidney cancer may someday come from research being done right now in Springfield. Dr. Andrew Wilber, a research scientist and assistant professor at Southern Illinois Univers
Cap City
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
 Just in time for the World Series and a government shutdown comes National Sausage Month, a cherished time of year in capital cities across the land where legislators, like so many sausage maker
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Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 12:00 am
Several Latino students in and around Springfield have earned a special award that will soon help them in college. The Culturally Integrated Education for Latinos Organization Inc. (CIELO) announced t

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