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Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:05 am
State Sen. Sam McCann, R/CP/AFL-CIO/?-Plainview, caused quite a stir this week by announcing that he’s sponsoring legislation that would yank $180 million in state road funds that’s slated to help...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:08 am
 “There has to be community engagement on the sale of this campus,” said Ward Five alderman Andrew Proctor at a public meeting held Monday, July 16, regarding the sale of Springfield’s spra...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:07 am

It’s a Mississippi kite, on Glenwood Avenue

 As birds go, Mississippi kites are not classic beauties.They are gray, like pigeons or seagulls. One of the smaller members of the raptor family, Mississippi kites are, by definition, birds of p...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:06 am
SIU Medical School residents and students will participate in the seventh annual Emergency Medical Services Day. Weather permitting, a helicopter crew will land and simulate a flight, discussing the s...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:05 am
At the invitation of the National Council of Churches in Korea, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will deliver the opening prayer at a national vigil for peace next week at the Korean demilitarized zone (DM...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:53 am

Dead inmate's family kept in dark

Nearly two weeks after her younger brother was found dead in his cell at Pinckneyville Correctional Center, Dana Caley wants answers. So far, Caley says, the only information she and other relat...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 05:19 pm

Opening expected next year

Marshalls, the nationwide chain of discount department stores, is coming to Springfield. The store will be built at Sherwood Plaza near the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Veterans Parkway, sa...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:10 am
I’m sober, but my boyfriend smokes pot. I’m fine with that, but I don’t want him smoking in the house. He says it’s his house, too, so I’m not being fair. Plus, it is cold in the rural area...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:07 am

Long-term solution sought

 Fifteen years after the city declared a goal of ending homelessness in a decade, Springfield still has plenty of homeless people but no solid plan to address the issue.The latest proposal by May...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:06 am
The Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital will open a new cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) July 16. The new space will be dedicated to helping cardiac patients recover after...

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