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Thursday, July 19, 2012 05:26 pm

City council approves gambling measure 7-2

Springfield bars, restaurants and fraternal organizations will soon be able to offer video gambling legally, thanks to a 7-2 vote by the Springfield City Council on Tuesday.The nine aldermen seemed we...
Thursday, July 12, 2012 06:40 pm
Don Norton of Springfield has been homeless before, and he expects to be so again. Norton and his partner, Karen Denene Otterson, live with a friend who is planning to get married, meaning their welco...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 02:56 am

Mayor Mike Houston gets high marks for stability. But what about those promises?

Ward 1 Ald. Frank Edwards, never known for holding his tongue, was just getting warmed up.“We should set the goals,” the alderman declared two weeks ago as the city council pondered Mayor ...
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 05:11 am

Ambitious plans for redevelopment, but funding still uncertain

Springfield’s east side could see a dramatic revitalization over the next three years, according to representatives of businesses, churches, nonprofits and government bodies who met to discuss r...



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