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Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 12:05 am

Money and weed in Illinois

 With growing support among politicians and the public, Illinois could likely legalize recreational marijuana as soon as next year. But, passing legislation may hinge on where the revenue will go...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 12:07 am

Habitat for Humanity denies allegations

 The sides can’t agree on what happened, and so at least one thing must be true: Someone is either lying or mistaken.Alex and Taylor Walker say they were the subject of discrimination at the ha...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 12:07 am

Deaf victims of violence are about to get the attention they need

 Victims of domestic or sexual violence often don’t reach out for help or report incidents to law enforcement. For deaf women, the barriers are even greater. Deaf Wings is an initiative of the...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:08 am

Springfield doctor gets national attention

 A recent story in New Yorker magazine paints a Springfield radiologist as a physician who’s moved from the fringe of vaccine controversies to the outer limit of child abuse experts.Before beco...
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...


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