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Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:06 am
We’ll confess that we sometimes don’t know what to make of the Chicago-based Better Government Association. On the one hand, they’re in favor, as the name implies, of better government, which is...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:05 am
Fossils? Fuhgedaboudit. Picasso? Please. The best museum in Illinois isn’t up north. Rather, voters in a recent online election chose the Abraham Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield as th...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:06 am
Albuquerque-based artist Allyson Packer, Nick Wylie of Seattle and Illinois State University student Zack Buckley have been chosen as this summer’s artists-in-residence by the Enos Park Residency pr...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:05 am
If nothing else, Airbnb isn’t shy. In a missive sent this week, the company accused hotels of gouging during commencement exercises, squeezing proud families of graduates even more than they’ve al...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:06 am
Area students are getting a free education in how to manage their money, thanks to Taylorville Community Credit Union, which is bringing Banzai, a national online financial literacy program, to 12 sch...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:05 am
The Village of Elkhart Veterans’ Park renovation project has been awarded a preservation grant for World War I monumentS in need of conservation, repair, stabilization or other restoration treatment...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:06 am
Shortly after being named executive director of Oak Ridge Cemetery in 2011, Michael Lelys got a peek at something most folks rarely see: handwritten internment records memorializing Abraham Lincoln’...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:05 am
The ongoing “Illinois Top 200” project allows Illinois residents a chance to vote every two weeks on the state’s most inspiring leaders, greatest books and top businesses, among other superlativ...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:06 am
 Beginning June 1, employees of Springfield Public School District 186 and Sangamon County government, as well as their families, will be able to access a new supplemental health service. The sch...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:05 am
 Gov. Bruce Rauner loves Springfield so much that he wants to give us a “free” park next to the governor’s mansion on unwanted, vacant land that the city bought from the state for $1.5 mill...


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