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After its owner read that the city had not fulfilled its promise of commemorating President Barack Obama's ties to Springfield, Lincoln Tower will name one... [Read More]
AURORA, Ill.— The suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse where five people were fatally shot won't reopen until next week, but its doors will be open to... [Read More]
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The Sonrise Donuts sign came down from its Ninth Street spot Monday morning, destined for a new future as part of the city of Springfield's... [Read More]
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Rock band Three Dog Night, which hit it big in the late '60s and '70s, will play a concert at University of Illinois Springfield's Sangamon... [Read More]
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Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories about local teen artists.Liz Donelan's photography career began with rocks."As a kid, I would... [Read More]
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Historian Tom Fitch wants people to tell him stories so that he can learn from them. A former volunteer with the Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation,... [Read More]
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A semi-truck carrying lunch meat traveling eastbound on Interstate 72 slid off the highway and struck on a pole in the median Sunday morning.A spokesperson... [Read More]
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Make no mistake, the Hillsboro High School girls basketball team would not be in Monday night's Super-Sectional game without Sammi Matoush.A first-team all-state selection last year, Matoush... [Read More]
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University of Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman bear-hugged men's basketball head coach Brad Underwood after the team's 63-56 win over Ohio State on Thursday... [Read More]
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 Animal neglect investigators are asking Springfield police to take a proactive approach to a law that went into effect in January, which allows law enforcement... [Read More]
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This might not be on the scouting reports of Sacred Heart-Griffin High School girls basketball opponents, but it should be: Don't leave Maggie Gilmore open.Just... [Read More]
CLASS 1AAT NEW BERLINTop sub-sectional seeds: No. 1 Winchester West Central (23-6); No. 4 New Berlin (12-16)Other area teams: No. 5 South County (13-14); No.... [Read More]
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When Madeline Huffman bought her house eight years ago, she knew she wanted the two lots next door that had condemned houses on them. Her small... [Read More]
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After being silenced since Jan. 24, radio station WQNA-FM, a cooperative between the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) and the Springfield community, is back on... [Read More]
Staff reportThe left lane of eastbound traffic on Interstate 72 at mile post 90.5, near the Wabash Avenue exit, is temporarily closed according to the... [Read More]
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Historically low unemployment rates, a shrinking population, funding instability and increased competition from other states have resulted in widespread enrollment declines at most Illinois colleges. Few... [Read More]
A local Catholic school of 60 students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grades is hosting a fundraising party and auction March 15. ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL will... [Read More]
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On this week's Under the Dome, we discuss the passage of the minimum wage increase and the political implications for Gov. Pritzker. Also, a look... [Read More]
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Discount shoe chain Payless ShoeSource will declare bankruptcy later this month and plans to close all of its stores, according to published reports.The chain has... [Read More]
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Springfield police have arrested two Springfield men and charged them with criminal defacement, in connection with at least 18 reports of graffiti on buildings, historical... [Read More]
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