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Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 10:31 am

Two famous locals’ work united in new book

Vachel Lindsay, a lifelong resident of Springfield, internationally renowned poet and author of 20 books of poetry and stories, was born in 1879. Two years before Lindsay’s death in 1931 came th...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 12:47 am
Lincoln Land Community College presents a mystical production of the classic holiday tale. With a cast of 20 performing almost 60 roles, a flying bed, sound effects and a beautiful underscore, yo...
Thursday, July 5, 2012 05:21 pm
Illinois State Museum Paul Mickey Science Series returns with a lecture July 11 at the Research and Collections Center on Ash Street. The program features Guy Sternberg from Starhill Forest Arboretum,...
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 07:12 pm

By either name, the versatile and delicious vegetable has a plenty of uses

Untitled Document Q. What’s the difference between scallions and green onions? Can one be substituted for the other? — Bill A. There is no diffe...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 01:44 pm

James Earl Ray had ties to Chicago mob, says his book-promoting brother

Untitled Document The last time John Larry Ray visited New York City was in 1965. He was between jobs, collecting unemployment benefits. While there, he remembers, Ma...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 08:11 am

Future governor became famous for tangling with Jeff Davis

Untitled Document To duel or not to duel — that was the question Illinois congressman and Mexican War veteran William H. Bissell faced in 1850. He was challenged by Jeffers...

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