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Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:07 am

John Knoepfle, 96, reads from his latest work May 25

 I recently sat down with John and Peg Knoepfle at their residence in Hickory Glen to ask questions about their life experiences, both personal and literary. I quickly surmised that both are mast...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:06 am
 In America, anything is possible. Good or bad.Three years ago, a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida. On Saturday, thousands of people, no one can say for sure just how many, g...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:08 am

Home scheduled for auction

 Springfield has fewer than three dozen sites on the National Register of Historic Places. One of them is hitting the auction block.The Freeman-Hughes home at the intersection of West Monroe and...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:07 am
 The city of Springfield wants more information from developers of a proposed $56 million downtown hotel-apartment complex that would be built with $7.65 million in public money via tax increment...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:06 am

Staff walks out with her

 The entire State Journal-Register newsroom escorted now former editor Angie Muhs as she was walked out of the building Monday by general manager Eugene Robinson after submitting her re...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:05 am

Legislation would require reporting to local authorities within 48 hours

 Dog owners who have their four-legged friends microchipped hope doing so will speed the dogs’ return if they get lost. Legislation being considered in the General Assembly might also help spee...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:06 am

May events begin drive for re-restoration

 On May 22, New Salem will celebrate the 100th anniversary of an event that occurred on the same date in 1919, many long years after Lincoln had lived in the village, from 1831 to 1837.  It...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:07 am

Former U.S. transportation secretary backs state gas tax hike

 A high-profile Republican gave his support to an increase to the state’s gas tax April 29 during a meeting of a special Senate capital committee. Ray LaHood, a Peoria Republican who served fro...

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