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Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:07 am

Illinois Environmental Council buys a downtown office building, increasing Springfield presence

 Protecting Illinois schoolchildren from exposure to lead in drinking water, reducing health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides and funding open space acquisition are some of the accom...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:10 am
 “Everyone I talk to is so excited about us moving into this new space,” said Janet Sgro, president of the nonprofit The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space. The Pharmacy’s new location is at 62...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:07 am

Contest pits incumbent against former alderman

 It’s been a dozen years since Springfield has seen a two-horse mayoral race.In 2007, incumbent Tim Davlin shellacked Bruce Strom, who got less than 40 percent of the vote, both in the primary...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:08 am

Expungement summit gives hope to people with a past

 A conviction and prison time for marijuana possession more than 10 years ago prevents him from becoming a registered nurse, said one of the 204  who showed up for the “Expungement and Rec...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:07 am

One was free on recognizance despite felonies

 Authorities haven’t said what led Michael Trone to the Sleep Inn.Trone’s body was found Sept. 7 in a room at the hotel at 3470 Freedom Drive, barely a mile from his Westchester home. Two men...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 12:08 am

ALPLM says it will study hat, fan

 A stovepipe hat that purportedly belonged to the Great Emancipator isn’t the only artifact at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum that needs further research to flesh out prove...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 12:07 am
 The “Sustain Springfield Green Map” at llcc.edu/sustain-springfield is a work in progress, but then all good web-based resources are. The online map, launched by the Lincoln Land Community C...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:05 am

Courtroom battles rare

 The number of trials in Sangamon County Circuit Court has plummeted this year, mirroring a reduction in both trials and cases filed in courts nationwide.While the nationwide number of cases, and...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 12:09 am

“You’re rockin’ it”

 Citing emails between U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce and employees of the U.S. attorney’s office, the federal public defender’s office in Springfield says the judge is so biased that...

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