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Upon Further Review
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:00 am

CWLP faces the future

 I was nervous, opening my latest light bill.Late June and early July had been sweltering, and I don’t skimp on air conditioning. Plus, the air had gone out for a couple of days, forcing emerge
Upon Further Review
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:00 am

Lincoln Library just before dawn

 It is quarter of five, too early for sun’s first rays. A half-dozen people are snoozing in pre-dawn darkness on walkways around Lincoln Library.None have anything thicker than cardboard to cus
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:00 am

It’s a Mississippi kite, on Glenwood Avenue

 As birds go, Mississippi kites are not classic beauties.They are gray, like pigeons or seagulls. One of the smaller members of the raptor family, Mississippi kites are, by definition, birds of p
Upon Further Review
Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:00 am

Marshalls sizes up Springfield

 Life’s too short to look like a homeless person. That’s why I shop at Goodwill.Spend enough time combing racks in Springfield’s thrift stores and you will, eventually and inevitably, find
Breaking News
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 am

Dead inmate's family kept in dark

Nearly two weeks after her younger brother was found dead in his cell at Pinckneyville Correctional Center, Dana Caley wants answers. So far, Caley says, the only information she and other relat
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:00 am

Long-term solution sought

 Fifteen years after the city declared a goal of ending homelessness in a decade, Springfield still has plenty of homeless people but no solid plan to address the issue.The latest proposal by May
Breaking News
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:00 am

Opening expected next year

Marshalls, the nationwide chain of discount department stores, is coming to Springfield. The store will be built at Sherwood Plaza near the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Veterans Parkway, sa
Upon Further Review
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:00 am

Memorial says no to pot

 Concerned about a burgeoning opioid crisis, the General Assembly has passed a bill that would allow folks with prescriptions for opioids to purchase medical marijuana.But even if Gov. Bruce Raun
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:00 am

Pitch to Pritzker doesn’t pan

 A dress once worn by Marilyn Monroe fetched $50,000 last Saturday as the struggling Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation sold eight non-Lincoln items at a Las Vegas auction.Seven phot


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