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Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:18 am

Confessions of a hog buyer

 My first motorcycle was a 1975 Honda Goldwing, unless you count the summer when I occasionally rode a 1973 Honda CL350 that didn’t always start, which wasn’t a bad thing, given I had no driv...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:17 am
Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, spent more than a year holding hearings and overseeing negotiations which eventually produced SB 1829, a massive omnibus bill on sexual harassment.The proposal would do...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:16 am
 AGREES WITH GAS TAX INCREASEIf I were running for office, supporting the proposed state gas tax increase likely would doom my chances.  Nonetheless, a gas tax increase at this time makes gr...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:15 am
If talking sense about border security is what you want, send somebody from Springfield. Sen. Richard Durbin, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Immigration Subcommittee, was in El Paso last week...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:14 am
I became active in politics in the late 1950s, got elected to Congress in 1964, and have remained engaged in one way or another every year since then. I’ve had a ringside seat for a long time. So I...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:13 am
 The SAA Collective is hosting another installment of Night Gallery. Gallery director Corrin McWhirter will lead the tour of “Crepusculum,” featuring works by Joe Ciaccio, ...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:12 am
 The University of Illinois Springfield presents the 8th annual Student Technology, Arts and Research Symposium (STARS). UIS undergraduate and graduate students will showcase their research and c...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:11 am

DCFS caseworkers have a tough job. Inconsistency at the top and understaffing make it worse.

 With 15 directors in 16 years, court-ordered compliance, government reviews, stormy legislative hearings and several recent highly publicized deaths of children, the Illinois Department of Child...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:10 am

Autism Support of Central Illinois hosts April 27 fundraiser

 On Saturday, April 27, central Illinois families are invited to enjoy several hours of sensory-friendly activities during Autism Support of Central Illinois’ Family Fun Day and Walk. The annua...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:09 am

Annual plant sale is May 4 at fairgrounds

 For 90 years the Springfield Civic Garden Club has been helping to beautify neighborhoods across the community. The club’s annual plant sale has earned a reputation as an affordable source for...


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