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Thursday, June 2, 2011 09:56 am

Linking east side to Decatur provides urban representation

A new election map approved by the Illinois General Assembly could result in better representation for Springfield’s east side.Ward 3 Ald. Doris Turner testified at a May 24 hearing of the Illin...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:28 am

White workers make up 92 percent of work force

Minorities are poorly represented in the City of Springfield’s work force, according to an Illinois Times analysis of city employment data, which shows that white workers make up more than 92 pe...
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 11:42 am

Discrimination case highlights state’s farm demographics

Urging his fellow lawmakers to release funding for a discrimination lawsuit originally settled more than a decade ago, U.S. Sen. Roland Burris last month pointed to the increasingly homogenous culture...
Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:01 pm
When Michael Pittman first began publishing the Capital City Courier newspaper in Springfield in 2006, he wanted to address issues facing an African-American audience – issues he says often aren...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 01:57 am

Once-troubled Goodwill plans big changes in coming weeks

Untitled Document What’s that old saying — when God closes one door, he opens another? It’s almost the same for Goodwill shopaholics. Though the godfathe...

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