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Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 12:00 am

Illinois Environmental Council buys a downtown office building, increasing Springfield presence

 Protecting Illinois schoolchildren from exposure to lead in drinking water, reducing health risks and environmental impacts of pesticides and funding open space acquisition are some of the accom
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Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:00 am

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death. What can we do?

 Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, designed to focus attention on the impact of diabetes on millions of Americans
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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am

15th Annual Green Symposium for Central Illinois

 Solar panels, monarch butterflies, energy efficiency, eco-designed chairs, clean energy, rooftop gardens, manufactured construction and pollinator pockets are just some of the sustainability top
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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am
 As a freelance writer, I enjoy writing about an eclectic range of topics – health and fitness, nutrition, museums, travel, advocacy, government, local businesses, community leaders, wedding pl
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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am

Open house at Sacred Heart Convent Chapel

 You’ve likely driven by the Sacred Heart Convent Chapel many times without realizing you are passing by an architectural gem filled with spectacular stained glass. The Sacred Heart Convent, on
Capital City Senior
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 12:00 am

Academy of Lifelong Learning offers many programs

 If you are 50 or older and want to stay active, be socially engaged and continue to learn something new, consider joining the Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL). With 14 different programs and i
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Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 12:00 am
Springfield-area residents can learn firsthand about U.S. foreign policy and global economic issues through free programs presented by the World Affairs Council of Central Illinois (WACCI). This civic

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