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Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 12:17 am
HOG CONFINEMENT CONCERNSA Springfield family owning The Pinnacle Group/Farmland Solutions has plans in place to allow manure to be spread on their approximate 400 acres of farmland, which is almost 10...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 12:14 am
A SUCCESSFUL BICENTENNIALThe Illinois Bicentennial Coordinating Committee of Springfield worked intently to make the Illinois Bicentennial a celebration that Springfield would be proud of. Now that ou...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 12:14 am
 SCOUTING INCLUDES GIRLSThank you for the great article titled “Scouting for a new generation” (Capital City Parent, Winter 2018, by Elizabeth Watson). I have to share one small correction. S...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:19 am
 ALPLM: NOT JUST OLD HATI read Bruce Rushton’s latest article about the ALPLM and its foundation (“Another day, another circus,” Nov. 29) with interest, as always, and wanted to clarify a f...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:16 am
 CAPITAL TOWNSHIP SHOULD GO TO CITY, NOT COUNTYCapital Township Supervisor Tom Cavanagh called it a “no-brainer” that the township should merge with Sangamon County after a large majority vot...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:17 am
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICAReady or not, it’s Christmas! Stores have been stocking shelves for months. Television advertising is all ho-ho-ho. A local radio station is cranking out yuletide tunes 24/7. M...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 12:14 am
 A CURE FOR DIABETESWith great interest I read the Nov. 8 article (“Trying to get a killer under control,” Illinois Times, by Karen Ackerman Witter) on diabetes and the program sponsored by t...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:14 am
 EVERYONE NEEDS A PLACE TO GOThe First Presbyterian Church of Springfield has respectfully requested that the mayor’s office and the City of Springfield address the chronic issue of human waste...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 12:16 am
VOTE ON ELECTION DAYAmericans are incredibly lucky to be able to vote, but just 56 percent took advantage of this opportunity in the last presidential election. In contrast, 26 countries have a higher...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:12 am
 SO LONG, SEARSSo long, Sears. What? Too soon? Actually it’s Kmart that’s filing bankruptcy. Kmart bought Sears and changed the name to improve their image. Sort of like Southwestern Bell wit...


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