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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:13 am
 When you visit Grant in Galena, make sure you take a Grant with you. That way, you will be ready when magician P.T. Murphy asks for a $50 bill to help with a mind-baffling trick.Murphy’s show...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:12 am

Fall is fine for motorcycles

 Save for Bambi, it’s hard to beat autumn as the best season for motorcycling in Illinois.There’s nothing like having venison still on the hoof jump out in front of you to ruin an otherwise p...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:11 am

Springfield native contributes to the success of Arch transformation

 Mike Ward, superintendent of Gateway Arch National Park, says being involved in the redevelopment of the Gateway Arch is a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity. Eight years in the making, the C...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:10 am
 As the balmy days of summer recede and cooler temperatures begin to prevail, it’s traditional for the theatrical venues of central Illinois to start heating up. This fall’s stage-bound offer...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:09 am
 Just as the changing leaves of the season provide a broad spectrum of colors to delight the eye, so do the sonic offerings available to local music fans range all over the palette of pleasing so...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:08 am
 Fill your fall by feeding your spirit and experiencing joy at the Chiara Center, a scenic and inspirational site for contemplation.  Hundreds of guests each year are uplifted and enlightene...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:10 am

Springfield’s 1908 fires continue to smolder

 “Whites have often feared that greater freedom for others necessarily implies a loss for themselves” – Michael Cassity, Chains of Fear (1984) In recent weeks, much area media attention has...
Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 08:00 am

Photo Gallery

A sampling of the many musical performances at the Illinois State Fair. ...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:10 am

On the issues, with Betsy Dirksen Londrigan and Rodney Davis, incumbent

 She’s 47, he’s 48. Both grew up in central Illinois, married hometown sweethearts, and they each have two sons and one daughter. Serious family health issues have shaped both of their outloo...


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