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Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am

Springfield photographer has a passion for the homeless

 In the middle of the gazebo at Washington Park in Springfield sits a homeless man named Bill Guyer. A quiet, thoughtful man, Guyer strums a guitar skillfully while his duffel bag containing all...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 A poll taken for Rasmussen Reports earlier this month found that Gov. Pat Quinn’s unfavorable rating was 55 percent. That’s pretty darned bad, and perhaps the worst in the nation. But G...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
Found poem: letter from my father To the editor of the Beloit Daily News: This note is addressed to the family who discarded their family cat on Colley Road just east of the I-90 underpass. This cat v...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 On Monday, April 14, the Washington Post and the Guardian U.S. newspapers received the Pulitzer for Journalism Public Service for their reports on NSA spying. In light of their hard work, let’...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 Saturday evening, April 26, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign vocal artist and professor Ollie Watts Davis will re-create a historic performance at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Fol...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 Rain or shine, the 22nd annual Earth Fair will take place at Lincoln Park on Saturday, April 26. Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with the family. There will be environmental information, games...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 A frequent visitor to Springfield since her appearance at The Alley in the early days of the Sangamon Valley Roots Revival, Rosie Flores never makes it back soon enough. The “Rockabilly Filly�...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 A sure sign of the upcoming warmer season is the opening of outdoor venues. Curve Inn, consistently chosen by Illinois Times readers as the best beer garden in town, manages to keep the music go...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 “Pillar of the community” and “salt of the earth” are the kinds of things you’d use to describe Todd Burpo. He belongs to his town’s volunteer fire department, is a loving father and...

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