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Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:07 am

Prison culture, staff shortages blamed for problems

Care for the mentally ill in Illinois prisons may not be ideal, but it isn’t so bad that it violates constitutional guarantees against cruel and unusual punishment, according to the Illinois Departm...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 12:08 am

Benedictine has plans to take care of its students

 The Springfield campus of Benedictine University will be sold and all local classes will be taught at other community sites after the conclusion of the 2018 spring semester, according to an anno...
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 02:07 pm

But money isn’t everything

The Springfield City Council on Tuesday approved $250,000 for an economic development corporation, half the amount that Sangamon County, which is promoting the new group, has pushed for.“Two hundred...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:08 am

City faces sewer repairs

 Repairs to downtown Springfield sewers will cost between $31.7 million and $56 million, according to a recent survey of pipes, and that may only be a down payment.The $300,000 study financed by...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:09 am

After a year’s hiatus, producers plan for less stress and more fun

“We missed doing the show,” said Dave Heinzel, producer, cameraperson, editor and co-creator of Springfield-based web series “The Studio Show,” in which he and hosts Arlin Peebles and Keil Ish...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:08 am
Even in his hometown of Springfield, Mark Janus is a relatively unknown figure. Janus is a state employee who works in a nondescript office investigating child support claims. He’s also a divorced f...


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