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Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:08 am

Genetically modified soybeans bring costs

 Complaints about a herbicide used by soybean farmers have soared in Illinois.Dicamba isn’t considered harmful to humans, but it has wrought havoc in fields since 2016, when the herbicide, inve...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:07 am

Is MacArthur Boulevard facing a death spiral? Or a new frontier?

 Last week brought word that the owners of Springfield’s Town & Country Shopping Center are facing bank foreclosure. Business failure is never good news, and this one marks the latest contr...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:06 am
With legal cannabis just around the corner, Springfield can expect at least one more pot shop within city limits in addition to two local medical marijuana dispensaries already in operation, one downt...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:05 am
Compass for Kids needs your help by voting for the organization to receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm. Starting Tuesday, Aug. 14, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address co...
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 02:24 pm

Suspected of stealing while jailed

Adam Lopez, former Springfield School Board member who’s been jailed since November on suspicion of stealing from people who entrusted him with money to invest, is in trouble again. Multiple ...
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 01:39 am

Pot company aims for second Springfield store

Operators of a downtown Springfield medical marijuana dispensary are working on opening a second outlet within city limits. Chris Stone, CEO of HCI Alternatives, confirmed that the company has i...
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 02:40 pm

Classic rock returns to fair grandstand

As British bands from the classic rock era go, Bad Company isn’t one that instantly rises to the top, compared with, say, Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd. Along with a lot of other groups, Bad Comp...
Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 12:51 am

Changes hands after foreclosure

The downtown Wyndham Centre hotel has changed hands. Crescent Hotels and Resorts, which had been managing the property that went through foreclosure last year, no longer has the hotel in its por...
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 01:41 pm
 Town and Country shopping center, one of the largest tracts of retail space on the MacArthur Boulevard corridor, will be turned over to a lender that has filed foreclosure, according to an attor...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 12:08 am

Regs may cause shortages

 Back in high school, Killer Green Bud – KGB – cost $200 an ounce, maybe $175 if you knew someone. The price soon shot to $400.It seemed an astronomical sum in a day when Mexican or Colombian...


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