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Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 12:00 am
As the hot, hazy days of summer are replaced by crisp breezes and bursts of color, area residents can enjoy all that fall has to offer at area festivals.August“Women Who Made History” is t
Thursday, June 14, 2012 12:00 am

Gov. Quinn wants to cut a prison program that prepares inmates for life on the outside

Thirty-two-year-old Robert Baird was excited to begin the new year with a notification from the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) granting him permission to transfer from the Pittsfield Work C
Health & Fitness
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 12:00 am

As the caseload increases the support system grows

When Teresa Paul’s son, Sean, was born, she dreamed of the day when he would graduate from college, get married and have children of his own. Like many new moms, she was excited to take her baby
Thursday, June 9, 2011 12:00 am

Springfield Urban League educates black teenagers about AIDS

African Americans have reason to be concerned about the AIDS virus. While black Americans currently make up 14 percent of the nation’s population, they represent 65 percent of the newly reported
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 12:00 am

JOSHUA LYTLE Oct. 31, 2006 – Nov. 25, 2010

On Thanksgiving evening 2010, Rita and Ryan Lytle cradled their son at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. They read his favorite books and sang his favorite song – “Frere Jacques&rd
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 12:00 am
As the days become shorter, the temperature cools, and leaves turn vibrant colors of yellow, orange and brown. The Springfield area is not short on its variety of fall festivals sure to keep you and y


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