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Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:14 am
 Paired with a live jazz combo and some of the area’s finest vocalists, the Springfield Ballet Company brings the magic of George Gershwin to life during four performances of Rhapsody in Gershw...
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:15 am
 This weekend, see an original play based on the wedding of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln. On Nov. 7, 1842, Springfield’s elite gathered at the home of Ninian and Elizabeth Edwards to witness E...
Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:16 am
 Finding Vivian Maier is a critically acclaimed documentary about a mysterious photographer by the name of Vivian Maier, who shot more than 100,000 photos and hid them away in storage lockers for...
Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:18 am
 A name from the past has been leading the charge for Jason Gonzales’ Democratic primary campaign against Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan.Blair Hull, the hugely wealthy but unsuccessful...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:14 am
 On Thursday, Feb. 25, join Dexter Burns, a current Master’s degree candidate in the Latin American and Caribbean studies program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dr. Hinda...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:15 am
Enjoy a Sunday concert that showcases Millikin University’s powerful interdisciplinary alliances with collaborative performances by students and faculty from the College of Fine Arts. This exciting...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:16 am
 Comedian Peter Berman’s big break occurred when hallucinogenic drug guru Dr. Timothy Leary caught his act and invited the then-University of Michigan student to perform a gig in Los Angeles at...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:02 am
 Take the cover band concept of playing popular songs and combine it with a DJ-style song mashup to make an “oddly entertaining blend of musical alchemy”, and there you have the design behind...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 12:20 am
 President Barack Obama seemed to admit almost right from the start of his address to the Illinois General Assembly last week about the need for a more civil politics that he probably wouldn’t...
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 03:02 am

Springfieldians once were prodigious walkers

Yes, kids, I really did used to walk two miles to school. For the whole of my ninth grade year in 1962-63, I often walked from Washington Junior High at 21st and Jackson to our house near the Statehou...

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