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Thursday, July 15, 2010 10:32 pm

Rich Whitney’s long shot campaign

If you knew where to look you might have seen him – bearded, bespectacled and biking through Springfield. Looking more like a college professor than a politician, the Green Party candidate for g...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 10:03 pm

Sangamon County may get a wind farm

A major wind farm project in development for Sangamon County could bring revenue, jobs and green energy - but first it must pass a few hurdles....
Thursday, May 20, 2010 03:31 pm

Accounting, documentation shortcomings rampant and costly, audits show

A series of audits released last week reveal a rash of problems among state agencies and programs.Performed by the office of Illinois Auditor General William Holland, the audits expose millions of dol...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 10:10 am
More than a half million dollars in unpaid fines have yet to be collected by the State Board of Elections for violations of state election law. Many of the 477 delinquent fines are several years old, ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 10:02 pm

Dropping some leases managed by Cellini-founded firm

State offices in Springfield are about to do the do-si-do as Illinois shuffles office spaces in an attempt to eliminate costly expired leases.The leases are negotiated by the state’s Central Man...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:22 pm

Fixing Illinois’ juvenile justice system

What do you do when you catch a criminal? Conventional wisdom says you lock them up and hope prison scares them straight. But what if that doesn’t work, and what if that criminal is only 13 year...
Thursday, April 15, 2010 08:08 pm

Roberta Hahn decides to do something about it

The foreclosure rate in Springfield continues to hover around one percent, but one Springfield woman has a plan to help reduce it and prevent future foreclosures.First American Core Logic, a mortgage ...
Thursday, April 15, 2010 11:36 am

Redirecting Illinois spending on higher education

Facing nearly half a billion dollars of unpaid bills from the State of Illinois, the University of Illinois says it will probably have to raise tuition nearly 20 percent over the next four years. Taki...
Thursday, April 8, 2010 02:14 pm

No evidence of extremism at this rally for limited government

Though their counterparts nationwide have made headlines for extreme viewpoints of racism and violence, Springfield Tea Party activists stayed on message Monday at a rally calling for limited governme...

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