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Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 08:30 pm

Man claims he was humiliated by city officials

He says he was smacked in the head, handcuffed to objects and left there, and his pants were pulled down in public.The alleged culprits? His boss and the local police chief....
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 06:08 am

The original vision for the campus

I complained here recently that the University of Illinois at Springfield’s recently adopted master plan will make the future UIS campus the kind of sprawly, inchoate, inefficient place that ale...
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009 06:06 am
Wednesday, watch as Man vs. Food’s Adam Richman eschews “chili” for chilLi the Springfield way. In the Springfield-based episode, taped in July, Richman visits Springfield favorites. ...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 11:04 am

Technology eliminates patient error, saves time

The national health care debate continues on Capitol Hill, but that won’t stop Springfield medical leaders from injecting innovation into the local health care scene. Last week U.S. Sens. Richard Durbin and Roland Burris, D-Ill., announced that the United States Department of Health and Human Services would award $750,000 to the Illinois Primary Health Care Association to aid its transition ...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 10:51 am
ojourn, which assists 1,600 victims of domestic violence in the five-county area, is one of 55 full-service organizations in the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence. As the group joined together last week to kick-off Domestic Violence Awareness Month, talks focused on how to get more funding and provide better services....
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 08:52 pm

Will the capital city take another hit?

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 filed a lawsuit against the state in August to stop Quinn from cutting 2,600 state workers and mandating 12 unpaid furlough days for many of the state’s remaining workers. The AFSCME lawsuit said Quinn’s proposal violates their contractual right to bargain....
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009 03:05 pm
It’s practically a place of pilgrimage. A Mecca for food historians. Tourists flock there, not just from Illinois, but from all across America and around the globe, by motorcycle, car and by the...



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