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Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:00 am

Environmental group feels ignored by city

 Springfield’s municipal utility appears to be violating environmental rules, according to the Sierra Club.The environmental group claims city leadership won’t discuss issues raised nearly fo
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:00 am

Also charged with wire fraud, income tax evasion

 A Springfield woman faces prison time after stealing $2.5 million and lying on her tax returns.Susan A. Satterlee of Springfield pleaded guilty on Nov. 5 to wire fraud, embezzlement and income t
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:00 am

Program aimed at overcoming barriers to justice

Angel Gonzalez spoke almost no English in 1994 when he became the prime suspect in a rape at an apartment complex in Waukegan. Gonzalez was wrongly convicted of the crime, imprisoned for nearly 21 yea
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 12:00 am
If you didn’t know better, you might think Richard Craig is a powerful businessman. An athletic, handsome man of 46, he’s dressed sharply from head to toe: black wingtip dress shoes, black dress s
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:00 am
 Just keep swimming.That was the message of Sustainable Springfield last week as the progress-minded group shared its vision for building a more attractive city, one small piece at a time. Featur
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:00 am

Reforms enacted in 2011 helped, but Rauner wants more

 Changes to the Illinois workers’ compensation system enacted four years ago have reduced the system’s costs, according to a new report.The findings come amid wrangling in the Illinois Stateh
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 12:00 am

Jr. Blues give hockey players from around the globe a chance to shine

 Petr Kuznetsov doesn’t say much.“Hockey is my life,” he says, summing up why he made the 5,000-mile journey from his hometown of Moscow, Russia, to play for the Springfield Jr. Blues.Kuzne
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:00 am

Illinois has money for entertainment, but not vital services

 Fallout Boy got paid. So did Styx. So did The Fray and all of the other artists who performed at the Grandstand during the Illinois State Fair this year. How did that happen when Illinois isn’
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:00 am

Coordinated effort to help disadvantaged Sangamon County students

 From the moment they’re born, some children face hurdles to their mental, emotional and physical development. However, a movement is growing in Sangamon County to help those disadvantaged kids


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