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Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:17 am
President Donald Trump visited an Illinois county last week which was once considered a Democratic Party bastion but has been slipping away to the Republicans throughout this decade.Madison County, ju...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:16 am
 HOMELESS SOLUTIONIn the recent City Council debate on closing the Lincoln Library grounds at night, opponents argued it was wrong to kick the homeless out of a place they felt safe without givin...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:15 am

Fire department case may be resolved, cop case drags on

Let’s say you mouth off to a cop, then walk away, only to have the cop show up in your driveway, asking you what you meant. And you tell the cop, “You know.”Is that a crime? Sherman police thoug...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:14 am
The Muni kicks off their fourth and final show of the 2018 season with Annie, directed by Carly Shank. The Tony Award-winning musical originally opened on Broadway in 1977 and is based off the “Litt...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:13 am
 Celebrate the residents of Springfield and neighboring communities during the second annual Blacks, Whites and Blues Festival. The two-day event will feature family activities, health education,...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:12 am
 Elementary and middle-school age children are invited to ease back into education with complimentary back-to-school activities for children at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library on Saturda...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:11 am
I’m a 31-year-old guy who got really hurt after a relationship ended a few years back. Now I just don’t date women whom I’ll ever really care about because I don’t ever want to feel how I felt...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:10 am

How Flight 710 helped change aviation

 We were veritable Jetsons.Between 1970 and the mid-1980s, scores of propeller-powered planes crisscrossed Illinois, offering daily service between such towns as Jacksonville and Mt. Vernon. No t...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:09 am

Illinois Shakespeare Festival offers a lively season

 For 40 summers, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, part of Illinois State University’s College of Fine Arts, has presented professional theatrical productions in the idyllic setting of Bloomin...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:08 am

Rotary Youth Exchange Program promotes peace through understanding

 Three Springfield High School students are about to embark on a one-year experience that will have a lifelong impact. Mandy Lynn, Maia Ojugbele and Yasmin Martinez-Powell are Rotary Youth Exchan...


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