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Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:08 am

Rotary Youth Exchange Program promotes peace through understanding

 Three Springfield High School students are about to embark on a one-year experience that will have a lifelong impact. Mandy Lynn, Maia Ojugbele and Yasmin Martinez-Powell are Rotary Youth Exchan...
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 12:07 am
 A smiley-face pin balanced on a wall-mounted thermostat; an infant’s onesie reflected in an antique mirror; an office lamp propping open a window shade. The experience of walking through “In...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:08 am

Anti-harassment panel looks for practical solutions

 Throughout July, three prominent Illinois politicians working together as the Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel (AHEA) has been holding meetings across the state in order to engage wome...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:07 am

Candidate Rodriguez speaks truth to LaHood

 Early on Wednesday evening, July 18, Springfield grassroots groups Action Illinois and Indivisible Illinois jointly held a rally in front of 18th District congressman Darin LaHood’s downtown o...
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 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 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, June 28, 2018 12:08 am
Since 2014, Springfield-based multiple-platform entertainment conglomerate HISO Music has been building its business steadily, to the point where it has started to feel growing pains. Now the company...


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