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Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:00 am

ALPLM won't show controversial hat

A hat that purportedly but not provably belonged to Abraham Lincoln is off the display list at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum pending review of the artifact’s provenance that
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Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:00 am

Criminal charges pending

 Officials at Logan Correctional Center in Lincoln have ignored sexual misconduct involving guards and other employees, according to three lawsuits filed since last November.Two of the lawsuits,
Upon Further Review
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:00 am

The Luddites weren’t all wrong

 Panic hit at the border.For months, my father had prepared for this trip to Canada. At 84, he figured this might be his final return to the country where he had lived for his first three decades
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Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:00 am

Removal from cases signals action, expert says

 Authorities won’t say what, if any, steps are being taken to determine whether a federal judge deserves punishment for conversing about a pending case with a paralegal in the U.S. attorney’s
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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 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
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Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Mom apologizes during hearing

 While Sidney Watkins attended her first day of school as a sixth-grader last week, her mother, Jennifer, had a bad day in court in the latest chapter of a custody battle that began a decade ago.
Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

ALPLM foundation threatens auction

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum doesn’t belong to the public.The institution built with tax dollars belongs to big shots. Just ask the big shots.“After it belongs to us, it is
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 12:00 am

Order comes after ex parte emails found

U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce has been barred from presiding over criminal cases due to ex parte communications with an employee of the U.S. attorney’s office about a criminal case while
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Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 am

City revisits “historic” ordinance

 The Springfield City Council is poised to water down an ordinance aimed at putting city residents to work on public works projects.The proposal before the council would cut fines for contractors

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