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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:05 am
Jan Jacobi, author of a new young adult historical novel called Young Lincoln, will be appearing at the Railsplitter Gift Shop inside Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site to sign copies of the bo...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:05 am
Employees at the State Journal-Register this week received an offer from the paper’s owner that many, most likely, will want to refuse. Gatehouse Media, the paper’s corporate parent, has invited e...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:01 am
Excavated remains of homes burned during the 1908 Springfield race riot could be destroyed or buried by city government and railroad officials. According to Jerry Jacobson of the nonprofit organizatio...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:01 am
Freshly energized by commemorations of the 110th anniversary of the 1908 race riot and the one-year anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Dr. Steve Jackman of Sp...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:06 am
We never quite understood why University of Springfield Illinois ended up where it did, on the outskirts of town where easy access to Wendy’s and Taco Bell on Toronto Road is about the best thing on...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:05 am
More than a decade after hookah lounges started springing up in college towns and big cities across the land, the capital city, at last, stands at the precipice. The Springfield City Council has befor...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:06 am
The SAA Collective will host a free public reception for In Black and White: Art Meets Writing, an international, interdisciplinary exhibition from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3. The collaborative exhibi...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:05 am
When last we saw state Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, R-Leland Grove, and Catie Sheehan on the same team (other than the Republican Party), they were enlightening us with news and other fantastic tales o...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:06 am
Springfield-based Armored Angels, Inc. will host the “Fighting for Women Medieval Sword Workshop” on Saturday morning, July 28. The fundraising workshop will include training from Chicago martial...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:05 am
State Sen. Sam McCann, R/CP/AFL-CIO/?-Plainview, caused quite a stir this week by announcing that he’s sponsoring legislation that would yank $180 million in state road funds that’s slated to help...

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