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Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 04:32 pm

Parents of youth say board member assaulted their son

A recent fight involving a county board member at Grand Valley Village in Springfield left one young man hospitalized and in police custody, but the youth’s parents say the police got the story ...
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 08:00 am

Report says state fails to regulate manure discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Illinois fails to regulate manure from certain livestock farms, calling on the state to completely revamp its system of oversight or risk losing its enfor...
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 01:57 pm

Volunteers build new playground in a single day

A new playground in Springfield’s Gehrmann Park will serve as an anchor in a neighborhood that is revitalizing itself one step at a time.On Sept. 25, about 200 volunteers converged on Gehrmann P...
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 09:55 am

Regan says Williamson showing “blatant disregard” for law

Doug Knight remembers several years ago when gangs tried to take claim to his business as their turf. He offered them a full refund to never return to Knight’s Action Park in Springfield, where ...
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 04:54 am

Group says former director’s reforms should continue

A group of prison reform advocates says the recent resignation of the state’s corrections director is unfortunate, but the reforms he quietly enacted should continue.The unnamed group, which inc...
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 08:58 am

School admits second-grader with service dog

A legal battle over a boy and his dog has ended, allowing an autistic second-grader to bring his service dog to school for good.In a ruling released Aug. 24, the Fourth District Appellate Court of Ill...
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 07:44 am

A year after passage, Illinois has yet to receive any money

A gambling expansion that is supposed to raise $300 million a year and help pay for statewide infrastructure improvements has yet to be implemented, more than a year after it became law. Gene O’Shea, spokesman for the Illinois Gaming Board, which regulates video gaming, says the board has no timeline for implementing the system. The Illinois Video Gaming Act, which legalizes ...
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 03:53 am

Green spaces, safety, economic development on list of goals

A Springfield-based community group is hoping to make the contentious arrival of high-speed rail into a blessing by making sure 30 percent of the jobs from the project go to local disadvantaged worker...

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