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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
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Springfield native contributes to the success of Arch transformation

 Mike Ward, superintendent of Gateway Arch National Park, says being involved in the redevelopment of the Gateway Arch is a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity. Eight years in the making, the C
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Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:00 am

Rotary Youth Exchange Program promotes peace through understanding

 Three Springfield High School students are about to embark on a one-year experience that will have a lifelong impact. Mandy Lynn, Maia Ojugbele and Yasmin Martinez-Powell are Rotary Youth Exchan
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Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:00 am

History of an idea a long time coming

 Opening the Kidzeum has been a long journey with a winding path. In the end, it came full circle, with the Kidzeum opening in downtown Springfield just a few blocks from the original location of
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:00 am

It’s buffalo gnat season

Buffalo gnats are back. This time of year in central Illinois, many people are experiencing large red welts around their face and neck as a result of bites from these insects. Commonly called buffalo
Capital City Parent
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 12:00 am

How industrial food is causing an epidemic of chronic illness, and what parents (and doctors) can do about it

 Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”  –Hippocrates“Pill for ill” medicine is how pediatrician Dr. Michelle Perro describes most of the training that occurs in medica
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Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00 am

Meet ultramarathoner Joe Miller

“It was sooooo much fun. I met so many amazing, grit-filled and passionate people.” Most of us can’t imagine that reaction to running more than 24 hours to cover 100 miles, with the temperature

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