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Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:07 am

Trump’s tweets sow confusion

 Amid national uncertainty about whether a citizenship question will be included on the 2020 U.S. Census, advocates in Illinois are not changing their approach to ensuring all residents are count...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:05 am
 It didn’t take long for Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge Raylene Grischow to rule in favor of Illinois Times in our quest to wrest a personnel file from Secretary of State Jesse White, who...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:08 am

Bill awaits governor’s signature

 If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street. – George HarrisonThe cost of driving, or even just parking, is going up in Illinois.In addition to doubling the gas tax from 19 cents to 38 cents per...
Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:05 am
The legislature has adjourned, but a different type of entertainment is hitting Springfield this weekend with the arrival of Paranormal Cirque, a European-style circus with acrobats but no animals tha...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:07 am

Would live in Springfield

 Outwardly, Gary Schmitt’s life seemed as normal as any.He worked as finance director for Catholic Social Services in Belleville. In 2009, he was elected to the board of the Triad Community 2 S...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:06 am
 Unable to produce a victim, Sangamon County prosecutors last week won a continuance in the trial of Samuel Rosario, a former Springfield police officer charged with fighting a youth while on dut...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:05 am

Collaborative art project visits Springfield

 Marilyn Artus, a visual artist from Oklahoma City, was in Springfield as part of a 14-month collaborative art project commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendmen...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:17 am

A judge ordered him released. He’s still in jail.

Perhaps the biggest question about Marco Nicolas-Sanchez is why he stayed.Maybe he was naïve. He got busted for driving under the influence in Rantoul last year, and it’s well-known that illegal im...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:01 am
With a fiscal year 2020 operating budget in place and a historic legislative session in the rearview mirror, Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza is “cautiously optimistic” about the state’s new ...
Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:08 am

Poplar Place redeveloper wins tax credits

 A dilapidated Springfield housing development cleared a hurdle this month with the award of tax credits by the Illinois Housing Development Authority.It is, project backers say, the biggest step...


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