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Revealing someone else's secret is usually frowned upon, but I'm going to do it anyway. It's your bank's secret, and it concerns your 30-year mortgage:... [Read More]
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One local gun dealer called a new Illinois law requiring his business to get a state license "another state tax they've shoved down our throats."It's... [Read More]
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A proposed boost in federally funded slots for physicians completing specialty training programs would mean better care for central Illinois patients and easier access to... [Read More]
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A woman who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle at the Chatham Sweetcorn Festival late Saturday has been identified.Katy Dean, 38, of Gillespie... [Read More]
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The White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., reached a tentative two-year budget deal on Monday that would raise spending caps by $320 billion... [Read More]
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker surpassed 100 bills signed as he put his signature on more than 30 new laws last week. They included a measure to... [Read More]
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Here are this week's Animal Protective League pets of the week. For more information on these and other animals available for adoption, visit www.apl-shelter.org or... [Read More]
The top finalists from the 16th season of the TV show "So You Think You Can Dance" will perform at Sangamon Auditorium on Nov. 12... [Read More]
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Since the founding of the first fraternity in 1776, Greek life at colleges and universities has grown as a tradition across the nation.Despite its deep... [Read More]
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When the Rev. Susan Phillips became pastor at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Springfield in 2017, she said was surprised at how few people recognized... [Read More]
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Author and illustrator John Jamison's can-do attitude that propelled him into writing books when he was 65 has helped gain him recognition as a children's... [Read More]
All four vehicles stolen from a west-side car dealership Sunday morning have been recovered.Two suspects are in custody after the Missouri Highway Patrol recovered three... [Read More]
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As summer heat is ramping up, sunscreen is one of the must-pack items we need as we head outside. Surprisingly, however, sunscreen is also one... [Read More]
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Name: Oh-Icee Rolled Ice Cream and Bubble TeaAddress: 1501 Wabash Ave.Phone: 670-1344Website: They're on FacebookCredit/Debit cards accepted? YesHours: Noon-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-8 p.m. SundayChildren's menu:... [Read More]
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Gov. J.B. PRITZKER is not a popular guy.So says the finding of a poll released last week that evaluated the popularity of all of the... [Read More]
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To more effectively prevent homelessness and intervene in the lives of people living on Springfield's streets, a local social-service agency is proposing a $3 million... [Read More]
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Even as the state gears up for a massive expansion of casino gaming that largely excludes Springfield, the capital city remains a juggernaut when it... [Read More]
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If you are a major presidential candidate — particularly a Democratic one these days — it's very possible you have met MARC DANIELS of Springfield.Daniels,... [Read More]
Illinois school districts looking to use substitute teachers now have a streamlined background check system.Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation into law earlier this month that... [Read More]
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Bonnie and Travis Engstrom needed a miracle.Sixty-one minutes after delivery, their newborn son had not yet shown a pulse. Medical personnel and machines could not... [Read More]
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