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Thursday, July 26, 2012 03:59 pm

Three-month-old recovered after apparent seizure

Richard Britts of Springfield told the police again and again that he never harmed his then three-month-old daughter, Saniya. “Right now, I know all fingers are pointing at me, man, but I love m...
Thursday, July 5, 2012 04:40 am
Local songwriter, guitarist and singer, Tom Irwin, performs a one-night show outside at Theatre in the Park, Kelso Hollow in Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, on Saturday, July 7, at 8 p....
Thursday, June 7, 2012 06:36 pm

Lawsuit seeks to overturn state definition of marriage on constitutional grounds

Randy Walden did everything right, but it wasn’t enough.When Walden’s partner of nine years, Curt Sills, was diagnosed with cancer in 2002, Walden and Sills drew up documents giving Walden...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 09:33 pm

Sangamon County shows the nation how to die young

How did that song go again? I had it right on the tip of – oh yeah. “I hope I die before I get old.” Apparently you have a good chance to doing just that if you live in Sangamon Coun...
Thursday, May 3, 2012 05:29 am

Targeting STDs, teen pregnancy through better sex ed

At least 21 children between the ages of 12 and 14 had the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia in 2006, according to the Sangamon County Department of Public Health.That startling fact illustrates ...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 03:31 pm

Sangamon County’s juvenile detention center goes unused

Sangamon County is considering options for its juvenile detention center that remains largely empty a dozen years after it opened.Possibilities include closing the center or remodeling space so that a...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 01:30 pm

Continuum of Learning supports pre-k screening

The beginning stages of a plan to improve education in Sangamon County are already showing promise, according to an upcoming report from the Sangamon County Continuum of Learning. The Continuum is wor...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 11:16 pm

Orders city health committee to meet in public

A Sangamon County judge has ordered a Springfield city government committee to hold open meetings following a lawsuit by an Illinois Times reporter.Bruce Rushton, a staff writer for Illinois Times, fi...



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