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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 12:00 am
He’s no bird whisperer, but Mikel Ollech, a local angler, has proven himself a friend of the feathered by building repositories for fishing line that have recently been installed around Lake Spr
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 12:00 am
If you own a dilapidated house in Springfield, you might want to call your lawyer. In late July, the City of Springfield filed lawsuits against the owners of 16 properties, seeking demolition of the b
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 12:00 am
Although it’s been 81 years since the Illinois Watch Company of Springfield stopped producing watches, their timepieces are still fetching a good price. Earlier this week, a nearly flawless spec
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 12:00 am
The Sangamon County sheriff’s office, which has seen numbers of drunken driving arrests plummet since eliminating the department’s only full-time DUI enforcement officer last year, warns t
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 12:00 am
It’s amazing what a few plants can do when they’re in the hands of a skilled gardener, and it’s even more amazing what a few gardeners can do when they work together. Every year, the
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 12:00 am
Mayor Mike Houston’s administration is having trouble keeping stories straight lately, particularly when it comes to the police department. With the mayor AWOL last week, we asked who was in cha
Cap City
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 12:00 am
Anyone who has driven a motorcycle knows how dangerous it can be to take a corner too fast. That danger is compounded when you’re slowing down from 130 mph with a dozen other riders just feet aw
Cap City
Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am
It had just five horsepower and could attain a top speed of only 20 mph, but back in the early 1900s, that was pretty impressive. The 1901 Oldsmobile Curved Dash was the first mass-produced automobile
Cap City
Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am
Six months after regulators warned they were going to get serious about groundwater contamination at a Carlinville area mine, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has referred a pollution case
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am
You gotta love those wacky folks at GateHouse Media, parent company of the State Journal-Register, where a dwindling number of journalists formed a union last fall. Now comes the hard part: negotiatin

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