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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 12:05 am

Survey results paint a picture of life in Sangamon County

 Concern surrounding the population decrease in the area was a focal point at a recent Citizens Club of Springfield panel discussion on the results of the 2019 Sangamon County Citizens Survey. Re...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 12:19 am

Governor approves first responder bill package

 Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed more than 50 bills last week and has this week remaining to sign the final 167 of the 599 total bills sent to him by the General Assembly this year.The most recently si...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:08 am

Genetically modified soybeans bring costs

 Complaints about a herbicide used by soybean farmers have soared in Illinois.Dicamba isn’t considered harmful to humans, but it has wrought havoc in fields since 2016, when the herbicide, inve...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:07 am

Is MacArthur Boulevard facing a death spiral? Or a new frontier?

 Last week brought word that the owners of Springfield’s Town & Country Shopping Center are facing bank foreclosure. Business failure is never good news, and this one marks the latest contr...
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 01:41 pm
 Town and Country shopping center, one of the largest tracts of retail space on the MacArthur Boulevard corridor, will be turned over to a lender that has filed foreclosure, according to an attor...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 12:08 am

Regs may cause shortages

 Back in high school, Killer Green Bud – KGB – cost $200 an ounce, maybe $175 if you knew someone. The price soon shot to $400.It seemed an astronomical sum in a day when Mexican or Colombian...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 12:07 am

ALPLM beds down with Glenn Beck

 The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum again has gotten cozy with conservative talk show personality Glenn Beck.Mercury One, a Texas nonprofit founded by Beck, boasts on its website...


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