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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am

Computer tampering case resolved, but questions remain about public grants

 Computer tampering charges have been dropped against a defendant in a bizarre court case involving supposed computer hacking at a defunct Illinois nonprofit. Still, millions of dollars in state...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 01:26 pm

Sen. Brady seeks protection for income tax check-off funds

Gov. Pat Quinn has repaid – early and with interest – $1.176 million borrowed during the last fiscal year from 11 state-controlled charity funds. But about $434,300 seized from seven such ...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 06:23 am

Charity built medical clinic in impoverished nation, but it wasn’t a “forever deal”

Dr. H. Brent DeLand of Springfield recalls doing minor surgery while on a humanitarian trip to Haiti in 2002, as his friend and later charity co-founder Greg Richmond of Chicago held a single light bu...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 04:11 pm

Donors thought money would help the homeless, the hungry and disease research

Over the last two years, the state of Illinois in order to pay its basic bills has seized more than $1.6 million from at least 15 different “charity” funds, to which Illinoisans voluntaril...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:10 am
Registration is closed for the professionally-timed Fat Ass 5K race through downtown Springfield that starts at 10 a.m., but you can cheer the runners on their 1/10 mile jaunt as some detour to down b...

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