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Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 12:00 am

Remembering is fun

 Not long after learning to walk, I learned to wander.Once, I made it to one of the busiest streets in town, right off the freeway. Another time, while exploring a demolished laundromat, I stuck
Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:00 am

What are they good for?

 Missouri can be a weird place.When I lived there, I attended, more than once, the annual International He-Man Conclave in Butts, a tiny burg 100 miles southwest of St. Louis. It was great fun an
Breaking News
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 12:00 am

Pot company aims for second Springfield store

Operators of a downtown Springfield medical marijuana dispensary are working on opening a second outlet within city limits. Chris Stone, CEO of HCI Alternatives, confirmed that the company has i
Breaking News
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 12:00 am

Suspected of stealing while jailed

Adam Lopez, former Springfield School Board member who’s been jailed since November on suspicion of stealing from people who entrusted him with money to invest, is in trouble again. Multiple
Breaking News
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 12:00 am

Classic rock returns to fair grandstand

As British bands from the classic rock era go, Bad Company isn’t one that instantly rises to the top, compared with, say, Led Zeppelin or Pink Floyd. Along with a lot of other groups, Bad Comp
Breaking News
Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 12:00 am

Changes hands after foreclosure

The downtown Wyndham Centre hotel has changed hands. Crescent Hotels and Resorts, which had been managing the property that went through foreclosure last year, no longer has the hotel in its por
Feature
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:00 am

Thrills, scandal and Keith Moon meets the butter cow

 A quarter-century ago, Harper’s magazine published what is considered one of the finest essays penned by an American writer during the 20th century.Ticket To The Fair describes, in sometimes b
Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 12:00 am

Gardner Township and 11th Street go different directions

 The Last Chance Saloon in Salisbury, like the unincorporated village surrounding it, is a small place, lacking both paved parking and pretension.On a recent Monday, there is lament at the lack o
News
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 12:00 am
 Town and Country shopping center, one of the largest tracts of retail space on the MacArthur Boulevard corridor, will be turned over to a lender that has filed foreclosure, according to an attor

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