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Upon Further Review
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:00 am

Free dental clinic coming to Springfield

 The only thing less fun than getting a root canal is not getting a root canal. And so a crowd is expected next month at the Bank of Springfield Center, where dentists from around the state will
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:00 am

Pharmacy claims $5 million loss

A New Jersey pharmacy has sued a Springfield firm and its owner, claiming that the owner either stole more than $5 million or bought into a phishing scheme that resulted in a seven-figure l
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:00 am

Cornelius on paid leave

Astute observers may have wondered why Samuel Wheeler, Illinois state historian, was the one who showed off Lincoln relics to a reporter in a recent CBS News spot that ran coast-to-coast, putting t
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:00 am

Bergner’s, Sears are shutting down

 With the corporate parent of Bergner’s declaring bankruptcy and Sears struggling, two of the city’s oldest and largest department stores, both in White Oaks Mall, are shutting down.But the d
Upon Further Review
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:00 am

Safe or silly, sidewalks are getting gates

 Forget, for a moment, the deeper mysteries of life, the sound of one hand clapping and why it’s still legal to traffick in bump stocks. For the moment, at least, I’m more interested in inter
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 am

Felon beats the odds

Jason Spyres was driving last week when the email arrived: Your Stanford application has been updated.It’s an improbable story that began in 2001, when a suspicious clerk at a United Parcel Service
Upon Further Review
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 am

State blasts YMCA plans

  The downtown YMCA building shouldn’t be demolished, says the state Department of Natural Resources, because it’s beautiful, useful and historic – after all, Barack Obama played baske
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:00 am

City, ALPLM contemplate Lincoln books

 Anyone who suspects that faith in government institutions might be lacking need look no further than a behind-the-scenes kerfuffle involving the city of Springfield and the Abraham Lincoln Presi


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