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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 03:40 pm

My experience at the inauguration

With eyes wide open, I traveled to the District of Columbia during inauguration weekend hoping to experience what our country has to offer. I never was patriotic or felt like I could identify with oth...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 02:22 am
See the brick Italianate governor’s mansion or the Italianate home of the Edwards family or the Greek Revival-style Elijah Iles home or the Georgian-Revival home where the prominent family the P...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 04:17 pm

Springfield man taking dugout canoe down Illinois and Mississippi rivers

Dean Campbell of Springfield says ideas are cheap. Putting them into action is what matters.On Sept. 1, the 78-year-old former teacher will launch a 1,200-pound dugout canoe that he fashioned out of ...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 10:22 am

Lincoln’s farewell to Springfield as a Guinness gag

When I lived on the east side in the 1980s, I often walked past the building now called the Lincoln Depot on my way to and from downtown. Many’s the time I found myself having to wait while a fr...

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