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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...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:05 am
When last we checked, folks conducting a series of polls about the best and biggest as part of observances of Illinois’ bicentennial had decreed that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Mus...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:08 am
 Under a blazing sun at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, approximately 500 people gathered at the Old State Capitol plaza for a rally in opposition to current federal immigration policy. Part of a coor...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:07 am
 A bookstore in downtown Springfield aims to educate visitors on the vital role Illinois played in the Civil War. Every Thursday night during the summer, Books on the Square, 427 E. Washington St...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:06 am
The Engle Farm in Roodhouse will be the site of two Hummingbird Festivals, scheduled for Thursday, July 12 and Sunday, Aug. 12. Despite this having been a disappointing year for area hummingbird enthu...


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