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  1. Official: Donations drying up for Lincoln libraryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this July 8, 2003 file photo, a young boy walks past the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

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  2. Official: Donations drying up for Lincoln libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this July 8, 2003 file photo, a young boy walks past the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

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  3. Styf: Time for IHSA to open its booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Chronicle

    IHSA Executive Director Marty Hickman speaks with reporters before testifying in a House committee hearing at the State Capitol on May 20 in Springfield. The key element at stake is the IHSA's desire to keep its books private, hiding behind its not-for-profit status while acting like a state agency without having to fulfill the obligations of being one.

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  4. SIUE, Illinois colleges land $10 million grant to boost job trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... consortium, which includes SIUE, Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey; Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield; Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg; and Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg. Approximately...

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  5. Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... National Coin Collectors Association, since February 2014 that's been running only with financial help from a Springfield metals dealer, Steve Mileham, who's been advancing Parsons money to run the business. Quivey suggested the estimated $200,000 ...

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  6. Federal Affirmative Action Guidelines for Construction Haven't Been Updated in 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... metro area, the minority workforce participation rate has jumped from 14.7 percent to 20.7 percent. The rate in Springfield, Illinois has more than tripled, from 4.5 to 13.6 percent. In California's Sonoma County region, minority participation has ...

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  7. Improve your confidence and speech, Toastmasters offers Lincoln opportunityRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

    ... at Lincoln College. It will be open to everyone in the community. Mike and his wife Leslie were members of the Springfield Toastmasters before moving to Lincoln in 2008. Mike speaks highly of the organization. Toastmasters International was formed ...

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  8. Lincoln's New Salem offers candlelight tours the nights of October 3 - 5Read the original story

    Tuesday | Lincoln Daily News

    ... by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is located two miles south of Petersburg and 20 miles northwest of Springfield on Route 97. Tours are free, although a donation of $4 for adults, $2 for children and $10 per family is suggested. For more ...

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  9. Measure would give victims more rightsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois voters going to the polls in November will be asked whether victims should have greater rights protected by the state constitution during criminal trials.

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  10. Environmental Groups Thank GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com

    ... is trying to get homes, businesses and farms to install equipment to harness nature's energy. "Here in Springfield, we are blessed, because we have two rebate opportunities. The local utility provides a solar rebate, and the state just opened their ...

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  11. Carol Gene KugelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Breeze Courier

    Carol Gene Kugel, 70, of Pana, IL, formerly of Nokomis, passed away Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. She was born on October 30, 1943 in Lawrenceville, IL, the daughter of Clyde and Anna Jane Brown.

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  12. Boys and Girls Club Awarded GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A facility and its programs that caters to more than 100 disadvantaged Springfield kids came close to shutting down a few years ago. Springfield Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Bill Legge says thanks to a 35-thousand dollar grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the organization can now expand its programs.

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  13. 2014 Crop Harvest: Great Yields, Low PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTAX-AM Springfield

    "It's looking good," says Tim Seifert, a third-generation farmer near Springfield. "It'll probably be the best crop I've ever raised.

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  14. State Senator Chris Nybo has new office up and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Illinoisreview

    ... 60559 (630-969-0990), which is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. He also has an office in Springfield, located at 309J State House, Springfield, IL 62706 (217-782-8148). His legislative e-mail is chris@chrisnybo.org . The ...

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  15. Springfield, Ill.'s Panhandling Ban Is Constitutional: 7th Cir.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | FindLaw

    An ordinance in Springfield, Illinois, prohibits panhandling in the historic downtown shopping district. The ordinance is specific in that panhandling is an oral request for money right now -- not an immediate request for money via a sign or an oral request for money at a later date.

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  16. Opposition to school funding bill irks ManarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Chronicle

    Illinois state Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, testifies during a Senate committee hearing April 8 at the Capitol in Springfield. House Republicans are stepping into the fray to try to stymie a school-funding overhaul that would shift money to impoverished districts.The overhaul is being sponsored by Sen. Manar who told reporters Monday that his legislation would fix a broken, unfair funding formula.

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  17. IHSA to boycott legislative hearing set for Friday in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Sun-Times

    IHSA Executive Director Marty Hickman speaks with reporters before testifying in a House committee hearing at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. News that one of every four employees of the Illinois High School Association gets more than $100,000 a year in pay and benefits is the focus of the lawmakers' hearing on how the association is run.

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  18. McFarland Enters City Council Race, Seeks Ward 4 SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... but also that we're supporting our infrastructure in terms of the school district." McFarland, an eight year Springfield resident currently seeking his doctorate from the University of Illinois Springfield, is currently running unopposed - current ...

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  19. Stocks finish lower; latest recall to cost Ford $500 million; Cisco...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Cleveland.com

    In this July 1, 2012 file photo, the Ford logo is seen on cars for sale at a Ford dealership in Springfield, Ill. Ford said its Friday recall of 850,000 vehicles for airbag problems will cost the company $500 million and reduce its profit outlook for the year, as the stock plunged 7.5 percent.

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  20. Poppenga outlines ambitious agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Davis Enterprise

    ... seriously; I feel that I can contribute to public education for all of our kids." He grew up in the vicinity of Springfield, Ill., and did his undergraduate studies at Western Illinois University and his graduate studies in veterinary medicine at ...

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