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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
The Illinois State Fair cannot be denied. When the corn dogs and lemon shake-ups hit town, Springfield becomes a different place. Hotels are at capacity, bars can stay open until 3 a.m. and restaurant...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
I’ve often said that film biographies are a no-win proposition and any director foolhardy enough to take one on is just asking for trouble. Sure to disappoint those who are expecting to see a full e...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
It was the lodestone of my childhood summers. The Illinois State Fair was something I looked forward to almost as soon as the previous year’s fair ended. But after our annual Fourth of July picnic,...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
My girlfriend of a year is really pretty and sweet, and we love all the same outdoor activities. However, I feel there’s a ceiling on our connection because she lacks a strong personality of her own...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
Back in January, state Sen. Michael Frerichs formally kicked off his campaign for Illinois state treasurer and posted a video online touting the fact that he’d ended “free, lifetime health care fo...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
a tiny lavender blossomfive petals fringed leafon the path to the shorea moment of happiness...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
Media outlets across the country trumpeted the stunning news with headlines like this: “Citigroup Punished.”At last, went the storyline, the Justice Department brought down the hammer on one of th...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 My girlfriend and I are mostly happy together, but we have this ongoing fight where she accuses me of wanting to cheat whenever I so much as glance at a woman she perceives to be my “type” (...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 Read up on your creation stories. Genesis, The Musical premiers Aug. 1 at Playhouse on the Square in Jacksonville. There are nine performances through Aug. 10. Written by playwrights Ken Bradbur...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield has a new professional choral ensemble. Meet the Gloriana Chamber Choir at their inaugural concert on Sunday, Aug. 3 at First Presbyterian Church. “Long Live Fair Oriana: A Concert...

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