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Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:03 am
 Is it hot enough for you? If I hear that phrase one more time … Anyway, onward to the music, please.In the parade of weekend festivals that comes each July in our community, the Downtown Sprin...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:18 am
 Nobody, and I mean nobody, ever thought that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration could ever keep state operations running for a year without an actual state budget.State and federal courts have...
Thursday, June 23, 2016 12:18 am
 This year’s freakish presidential election has now devolved into an ethnic brouhaha between two foreigners: A Mexican and a German.The “Mexican” is Gonzalo Curiel. He’s a federal judge w...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 Welcome to mid-June in central Illinois. The weather is heating up along with the music scene, save for the occasional thundershower that washes out a performance.Here comes the Sangamon County...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 Join former U.S. Senator Adlai Stevenson III on Thursday, June 16, as he discusses modern politics through the multi-generational lens of his family’s political leadership. In additional to se...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 A busy weekend lies ahead for Springfield’s very own Prospect League collegiate baseball team. The Springfield Sliders play in Lisle on Thursday, travel to Quincy on Friday, and then swing bac...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 transition poem #5my dad came from country schoolsmall for his age shy insecure hetold me of that first day walking up to the huge doors of the city schoolhe felt everyone was looking at himhe w...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 What’s past, as Shakespeare has told us, is prologue.2016 has been a wild political season. This year, despite the unnerving presidential freak show the Republicans are putting on, Hillary Cli...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:20 am
 Near the top of any list of Illinois government’s many problems is that House Speaker Michael Madigan has made a decades-long game out of messing with the minds and the agendas of our governor...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:21 am
 It isn’t trickery, but an odd twist in the natural world that creates the novelty of “Mexican jumping beans.” They’re not beans – they’re brownish seedpods from a desert shrub in nor...

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