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Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:06 am
 When last we checked in with the Grand Army of the Republic museum, it was cluttered, closed and at a crossroads. A curator with professional archival experience had replaced a caretaker, and th...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:05 am
It’s official. As of this afternoon (Thursday), the Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. will, officially, be open for business. While Springfield’s newest craft brewery has been pouring suds for a month, the ri...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 08:56 am

Jury declares Priester a killer

 It was a senseless murder, committed not for money or love or drugs or even bad driving. And Johnny Ray Priester, the killer, is facing the rest of his life in prison. After 34 continuanc...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:06 am
A nationwide demonstration calling for gun legislation reform will be held at the Lincoln statue in front of the State Capitol this Saturday, March 24, at noon. Begun by student survivors of the Feb....
Thursday, March 15, 2018 09:37 am

Three minutes of silence to honor dead

 Illinois lawmakers walked out of the Capitol building on Wednesday morning to honor victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Led by Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, law...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:20 am
On March 20, the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the accounting firm of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, will present a seminar discussing implications of the recent federal Ta...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:09 am

State shuts down Springfield broker

Chris Schaller isn’t your typical mortgage broker.He once had a show on WMAY radio, where he was known as the Illinois Mortgage Man. Sam Madonia on WFMB has broadcasted live from Schaller’s office...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:07 am
While U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, faces no primary opponent, Democrats are preparing for the fall general election, focusing on November and the incumbent instead of each other in the March...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:06 am

Captain set to advance

A Springfield fire captain who served a six-day suspension last year and agreed to counseling in 2015 is in line to become a battalion chief.Capt. Chad Bates is on the promotion list even though he wa...


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