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Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:11 am

New exhibit April 27-Aug. 5 at Kidzeum of Health and Science

 Bees, Butterflies & Blooms is a new exhibit at Kidzeum that focuses on the importance of protecting native plants and pollinators. It features an observation beehive, live butterfly enc...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:10 am
Thanks in part to Marie Kondo’s popular Netflix show and best-selling books, the latest fad sweeping the country is decluttering and organizing your home. Most Americans have way too much stuff and...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:09 am
Springfield Jaycees Lawn Mower ClinicApr 13, 9am-12pm Sat. $60 includes inspection to check filters, change spark plugs, sharpen blades and change oil as necessary (filters replaced at an additional c...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:08 am
You’ve done your spring cleaning and decluttered your home and garage. What do you do now with unwanted items if you don’t want to put them in the trash? The City of Springfield offers free drop-o...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:09 am

Free news services take over where newspapers left off

 At one point in time, the newspaper business was seen as a “cash cow,” says Jon Whitney, Illinois Press Foundation board member and publisher of Carroll County Review. But there’s been a s...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:10 am
 Stormy Daniels walked from her car to the Lincoln statue on the grounds of the Illinois State Capitol, gave her brief prepared remarks and left without taking questions. She was protesting the �...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 12:08 am

Edwards, Langfelder vie for votes

Frank Edwards acknowledges many things.He isn’t polished. He isn’t warm and fuzzy. He’s an underdog. And the man who would be Springfield mayor also is prone to thinking out loud, saying things...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:07 am

Through decades of housing and zoning regulations, Springfield and other cities have enshrined racial segregation in local codes

 This story is part of a series on segregation in Illinois that resulted from a six-month Governing magazine investigation. Part 1 appeared in Illinois Times Feb. 7 under the headline, “Segrega...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:09 am

The Green Book told visitors where they would be welcome in Springfield

 Imagine taking your family on vacation or traveling to visit out-of-town relatives, but not knowing where you would be able to stop to eat, use the restroom or spend the night. For decades, that...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:09 am
 If you think campaign yard signs are litter on a stick, ask Ben Griffin.Eight years ago, Griffin zoomed from political unknown to a player in contests for seats on the Nashville Metro Council in...


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