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Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 05:41 pm
No one disputes that Stanley Wrice was beaten by Chicago police to extract a confession.Now, the state Supreme Court will decide whether the beating and subsequent forced confession is grounds for a h...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 12:07 pm
Shakespearean actor Rob Clare and television and off-Broadway actress Reiko Aylesworth return to the Theatre in the Park outdoor stage in a 90-minute adapted performance of MacBeth. Clare’s cred...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 08:31 am
“Heroes of the Civil War” is the theme of this year’s Prairieland Chautauqua, a four-day fest of stories, songs and suppers under the big tent in Jacksonville Community Park. Organiz...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 05:59 am
Taylorville Main Street hosts a state championship BBQ cook-off sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and a backyard BBQ for amateurs. Friday night meet the pro cookers as they prep for the next d...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 09:51 am

$22 million in tuition increase; $9.7 million in raises

Certain University of Illinois employees together received $9.7 million in raises this fiscal year, according to an Illinois Times analysis of UI salary data. Meanwhile, the state’s largest publ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011 05:25 am

Statehouse rally planned for April 7 in Springfield

Labor unions are continuing negotiations over legislation backed by Gov. Pat Quinn that would lift collective bargaining rights from current high-ranking state agency workers and legislative liaisons,...
Thursday, March 17, 2011 05:50 am

The rise of the Chicago city-state

While the pundits debate whether Illinois is leaning to the left or the right, the U.S. Census Bureau, deciding on better evidence supplied by the 2010 population count, has concluded that Illinois is...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 03:36 pm

Proposed parking fine increase causes clash in city council

Parking in Springfield is cheap. Visitors from Chicago sometimes joke that it’s cheaper to get a parking ticket here than to simply pay the meter in their city. But that could change with a prop...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 02:40 pm

Study of unborn babies prompts call for tougher environmental laws

Untitled Document Unborn babies face a greater threat from pollution than once thought, says a new study by the Environmental Working Group, a leading nonprofit public-health-adv...



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