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  1. Did Lincoln foretell today's dishonesty in politics with his 1838 Lyceum speech?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Los Angeles Times

    An audience member holds a "fake news" sign during a Trump rally in Michigan on April 28. To the editor: Abraham Lincoln would agree with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that any serious danger to the existence of the U.S. must arise internally, and not by an external threat such as communism or terrorism. Speaking of dangers to the country in 1838 at the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Ill., Lincoln said: "If it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us; it cannot come from abroad.

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  2. Tom Wolfe and the mission to bring literature back into journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Chicago Tribune

    Tom Wolfe, the dashing, white-suited journalist-novelist with a Ph.D. from Yale in American civilization and a vocabulary equal to that of William F. Buckley, satirical skills not dissimilar to those of Kurt Vonnegut , H.L. Mencken and Mark Twain , a Southerner whose tradition-battering stories in the New York Herald Tribune in the early 1960s made him principally responsible for starting the first new direction in American literature in a half-century, the iconoclastic, initially detested-by-the-fourth-estate New Journalism , died Monday at 87. Wolfe wrote cantilevered sentences like the foregoing all the time, only much zingier. His passing shunts me back to Springfield, Ill., 1974.

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  3. Dona t let Abraham Lincolna s legacy be sold on the auction blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | The Miami Herald

    ... inished work we have before us. Carla Knorowski is CEO of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation in Springfield, Illinois and can be reached at http://www.alplm.org/ /. She wrote this article for the Chicago Tribune.

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  4. Louis Charles SpellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Daily Journal

    ... Anna, his daughter, Cynthia Marie of Columbus, Ohio, son, Kenneth Paul and daughter-in-law, Cecilia Marie of Springfield, Illinois, and grandson Galen Alan of Springfield. Rev. Speller grew up in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, graduated from Heidelberg ...

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  5. Owen SharpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Breeze Courier

    Owen Sharp, 98 of Taylorville went home to be with the Lord 11:34 a.m. on Monday May 14, 2018 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Ill.

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  6. Plans announced for the 2018 Edwardsville Route 66 FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | RiverBender.com

    ... thus far. Abstracts and Titles is a Fastback Sponsor and Weber & Rodney Funeral Home along with the Bank of Springfield are both Enthusiast sponsors. There's still time for area companies to sign on as event sponsors and for restaurants, artists and ...

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  7. Illinois Senate OKs new gun-dealer licensing planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Friday, May 30, 2014 file photo, lawmakers are seen on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. More than two-dozen legislators, about 15 percent of the General Assembly, have either resigned months into the current session or said they won't seek re-election.

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  8. Courts look at witnesses, records in Zimmerman murder caseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 16 | Illinois Bar Journal

    The information that may be disclosed about Kirk Zimmerman to the public - including jurors who will consider murder charges against him- was the focus of two hearings Tuesday in state courts in Springfield.

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  9. Morning Spin: Democratic AG candidate Raoul calls Rauner's death ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Subscribe here. A Democratic state senator who sponsored the 2011 legislation that abolished the death penalty in Illinois called ...

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  10. Farley, Michael DavidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Northwest Herald

    ... ael can be made by check to The Illinois Wildlife Preservation Fund by mailing them at One Natural Resource Way, Springfield, IL 62702.

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  11. SPD officer injured in hit and run.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A Springfield police officer was injured yesterday after being struck by a motor vehicle while standing on the roadway near the 2200 hundred block of East Pine St.. The unidentified officer was answering a service call around 1:04am when a vehicle accelterated towards him and another officer.

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  12. Famous Lincoln Portrait Unveiled at St. Clair County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Illinois Bar Journal

    A high-quality reproduction of a famous Abraham Lincoln photograph was unveiled Tuesday at a ceremony at the St. Clair County Courthouse. The photograph was taken in Springfield by well-known photographer Alexander Hesler for Lincoln's 1860 presidential campaign.

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  13. Illinois governor seeks to reinstate death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state.

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  14. Hospital Job Unveils New Track Before Kicking Off TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hospital Job is back with a tour kicking off this week and the first track from their upcoming album, Haze Like Me . Hospital Job is a 4-piece punk band from Springfield Illinois that is singer/songwriter Luke McNeill's project when he's not playing drums and writing the songs in the Copyrights.

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  15. Springfield police office struck by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Two officers and a recruit had finished responding to a call in the area of the 2300 block of East Pine Street around 1 a.m. when a vehicle heading east on Pine accelerated and veered towards an officer. Even with the broken leg, he jumped into his squad and chased the vehicle.

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  16. Former Ill. paramedic awarded Firefighting Medal of Honor by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | EMS1

    Todd Zobrist, who rescued a baby from the vehicle submerged in the frigid waters of Silver Lake, was awarded the Firefighting Medal of Honor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A former Highland paramedic has received the highest honor the state of Illinois can bestow on a firefighter.

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  17. How the death penalty was abolished in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office Tuesday, May 8, 2018, with Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, left, and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Westchester in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, and the GOP legislative leaders want Democrats to reach agreement with them on a state budget plan before the May 31 scheduled adjournment of the Legislature.

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  18. 4th District Admission Ceremony, May 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | Illinois Bar Journal

    New attorneys were admitted to practice in Illinois on May 10 at five separate locations across the state. The Fourth Judicial District ceremony was held in the Courtroom of the Illinois Supreme Court Building, 200 E. Capitol Ave., in Springfield.

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  19. Batavia aldermen reject term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... voters at the next election. While Uher's aldermanic colleagues share his view of counterproductive turmoil in Springfield and Washington, none think term limits in Batavia a good idea. "Elections are term limits," 6th Ward Alderman Michael Russotto ...

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  20. Morning Spin: State election board director says hacking a 'declaration of war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Subscribe here . Steven Sandvoss, the executive director of the State Board of Elections, said the 2016 intrusion of Russian ...

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