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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:00 am
 Springfield Police Department Chief Kenny Winslow spoke at the Citizens Club of Springfield’s August policy breakfast, held at Hoogland Center for the Arts on Friday, Aug. 24. His subject was
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am
 As the balmy days of summer recede and cooler temperatures begin to prevail, it’s traditional for the theatrical venues of central Illinois to start heating up. This fall’s stage-bound offer
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am
 Just as the changing leaves of the season provide a broad spectrum of colors to delight the eye, so do the sonic offerings available to local music fans range all over the palette of pleasing so
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Rail relocation uncovers remnants of 1908 riot

The long-brewing Springfield rail relocation project, which would move the railroad tracks currently on Third Street to 10th Street, has unearthed significant archaeological findings from the 1908 Spr
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 am

Springfield’s 1908 fires continue to smolder

 “Whites have often feared that greater freedom for others necessarily implies a loss for themselves” – Michael Cassity, Chains of Fear (1984) In recent weeks, much area media attention has
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:00 am
 There is a fresh coat of paint on the firehouse, roads have been repaved, flowers are in bloom and the 2018 Illinois State Fair is set to open on Thursday, Aug. 9.Fair manager Luke Sailer appear
Visual Art
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:00 am
 The latest iteration of Springfield Art Association’s biennial “Shapes of Influence” exhibit stands as both an exceptional showcase for original ceramics work from across the country and a
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:00 am

Illinois Shakespeare Festival offers a lively season

 For 40 summers, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, part of Illinois State University’s College of Fine Arts, has presented professional theatrical productions in the idyllic setting of Bloomin
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:00 am

Anti-harassment panel looks for practical solutions

 Throughout July, three prominent Illinois politicians working together as the Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel (AHEA) has been holding meetings across the state in order to engage wome


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