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Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
Two well-known panhandlers in Springfield are appealing an initial defeat in their lawsuit against the city. Even if they lose the appeal, however, they’ll likely have another chance to make their c...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 08:32 am

Uncertainty abounds as feds throw in new option, funding still unclear

Springfield’s long-awaited railroad consolidation study calls 10th Street the best option, but the project’s fate remains murky as the federal government examines a new alternative and the...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 03:13 pm

Houston wants 25 percent to be minorities

The Springfield Police Department hopes to hire new patrol officers in the coming months, with minorities to comprise a quarter of the new hires.On Aug. 4, Mayor Michael Houston announced the city wou...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 04:22 am

St. John’s expansion will be environmentally friendly

As St. John’s Hospital is preparing to renovate its downtown campus, the 135-year-old Springfield institution is paying special attention to minimizing the project’s environmental footprin...

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