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Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 12:00 am
A Springfield man who cheated dozens of people out of millions of dollars could face six and a half years in prison, if a federal judge grants prosecutors’ latest request.James U. Dodge pleaded
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 12:00 am

UIS stumbles into the NCAA

As the University of Illinois Springfield in October 2008 made another move toward full membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, then-Chancellor Richard Ringeisen said the eventual
Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 12:00 am

Behavior program’s fate uncertain

In the fall of 2009, one Springfield elementary student was sent to the office for discipline 30 different times. The next semester, that number was down to 12 visits, with only three before he became
Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 12:00 am
Strolling along Macoupin Creek in October, environmentalists observed in the middle of the day flowing water the color of a moonless night sky. While the samples they grabbed weren’t analyzed at
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 12:00 am
A Springfield school slated for demolition in 2013 might end up with an extended life, if an idea for turning Enos Elementary School into residential lofts becomes a reality.Springfield School Distric
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 12:00 am

ALBERT R. LINK Sept. 1, 1925 – Dec. 7, 2010

It always seemed to take Albert Link a little longer than most to break down and make a part of his life the simple conveniences of everyday modern life. As often as he told his family, “I love
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 12:00 am
After last year presenting the fewest stages in its soon-to-be 24-year history, organizers behind First Night 2011, Springfield’s New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts, are gearing up for
Visual Art
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 12:00 am

Springfield arts scene struggles, but survives

Fred Jarosz is a talker. To meet him, the executive director of the Hoogland Center for the Arts, and ask him about the health of the arts in Springfield is to be taken on a whirlwind aural tour of bo


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