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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 12:00 am

Seventh annual film festival is bigger and better than ever

It's funny what a smidge of positive press, a little marketing gizmo, and a good reputation can do for a film festival. This year's Route 66 Film Festival — the 7th annual &
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008 12:00 am

Illinois Symphony moves ahead with instruments only

Illinois Symphony Orchestra's 2008-09 concert season begins next week with one notable difference: For the first time in more than two decades, the repertoire will be entirely instrumental,
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008 12:00 am

After 11 years of publishing a newspaper for the gay community, Buff Carmichael calls it quits

When Buff Carmichael started his own monthly newspaper in 1996, he took it to the closest printer he could afford, in a town just about 25 miles away. The printer agreed to produc
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 12:00 am

Volunteers near completion of restoration project

Untitled Document For more than a year, volunteers from Hope Evangelical Church and Loving God Out Loud ministry have been working to restore the 16th Street home of Dorothy Milford,
Dusty Rhodes: Fresh Ink
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008 12:00 am

Even admirers of Alaska governor Palin question her qualification for Veep

A friend of mine recently called Barack Obama. Just dialed his cell number, then fell off his chair when the potential president actually answered. My friend freaked and clicked off without
Fall Guide
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

Soak up the season while harvesting berries and apples

Many days, Mother Nature locks you indoors and keeps you there with her sweltering heat or bone-chilling cold, soul-sapping humidity or ear-warping wind, rain, snow, sleet, thund
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

Springfield attorney John Myers says cornfields are not blighted areas

There's an old saying: "You can't fight city hall." And nowhere has that adage proved more true than on the issue of Tax Increment Financing districts, or TIFs — an eye-glazingly
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

Defamation suit by NAACP official dismissed

Carl Madison, former president of the Springfield branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has lost another round in his lawsuit against Renatta Frazier, the
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 12:00 am

Businessman pays $8,000 a month to keep his name out of murder case

Untitled Document A well-financed plan to polish the public image of a wealthy businessman suspected of involvement in a notorious double homicide may have backfired this month when d


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