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Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 03:45 pm
Here's a story from Tauna King in our advertising department. Tauna is going to share the story of her boyfriend Jim Burke's experiences with congestive heart failure and his subsequent recovery. We'll break it up into a couple of posts, so be sure and come back each day. Most people are capable of going through life with the mentality of “that couldn’t happen to me”. But now a...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 07:59 pm

Stricter limits put off until 2020

State regulators won’t enforce pollution limits on one of Illinois’ largest power generators until 2020 under a ruling released Sept. 20. The Illinois Pollution Control Board last week gra...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 03:28 pm

Springfield physician urges honesty in the exam room

A middle-aged man sits in a chair in a Springfield exam room, facing Dr. Joshua Ellison of North Dirksen Medical Associates, a division of Memorial Physician Services. As Ellison looks through the man...
Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 08:32 pm

Illinois to offer more choice of living arrangements

Rick Wilson of Springfield never thought it was asking too much for his daughter, Jennifer, who has cerebral palsy, to live in a comfortable environment. But when the Wilsons asked the State of Illino...
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 03:47 pm

Illinois ranks worst for institutional care

Health care reform could be a big plus for the disabled, says one Springfield disability advocate, but only if the state fundamentally changes how it handles those with special needs.Tyler McHaley, pr...
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 05:01 pm

UIS incidents prove old ailment back in full force

Once nearly eradicated, bedbugs are back in full force and not just in cities like New York and Chicago – Springfield’s got ’em too.The flat, brown, oval-shaped critters are about a ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 05:32 am

Home gardeners despise ’em, but they’re a good source of vitamins

Untitled Document One of the first plants a child learns to recognize is the dandelion. Its bright-yellow flowers make it easy to spot — and what fun it is to pick a &#8220...

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