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Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 05:25 am
Fed up with blight, activists in Enos Park are taking the law into their own hands.The Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association is suing the owners of a home at 1144 N. Sixth St., hoping for an ...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:15 pm

Fake bomb threat tied to fight over doctor-patient confidentiality

A dispute over a computer program at a state agency in Springfield has escalated into a federal court case involving doctor-patient confidentiality, more than $771,000 in damages sought and even a fak...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 05:03 pm
Who walked in our footsteps before us? What were our ancestors’ lives like from 1817 through the 1850s? Find out about the people of the Sugar Creek area, now known as Ball Township in Sangamon ...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 06:05 am

County reverses ruling that bridge is “habitable”

A bridge, by any other name, is still a bridge. Nowhere does a definition of the word offer up the structure as a house or a liveable shelter. But after two years of bickering with bureaucracy, New Be...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 06:41 pm

UIS students help out, but there’s still a volunteer gap

Yvonne Wapniarski says it takes her an average of two years to match a child with an adult mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region in Springfield.“Two years unless...
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 11:44 am

100 years of lawyerly lobbying in Sprngfield

From shady money transfers by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to the return of a missing baseball signed by Babe Ruth, attorney Herman Bodewes has seen it all throughout more than 40 years with a Springfi...
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 12:44 pm

Coalition addresses hate expression in Springfield

No more nooses, says the Springfield-based Coalition to Promote Human Dignity and Diversity. No more swastikas, KKK marches or hate-inspired arson. It’s time to stamp out hate expressions in Springfield.That was the message at the coalition’s Nov. 15 public forum on hate activities and hate crimes at Union Baptist Church, 1405 East Monroe St. in Springfield. Featuring speakers from the...



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