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  1. Rock 'n' Roll Hardee's hosts the finale of Springfield punk party Dumb FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Nobunny headlined a free show at Rock 'n' Roll Hardee's in Springfield on the final day of Dumb Fest 4. Carol Neal laughs at the spectacle in the parking lot of the Hardee's restaurant that her daughter Denice Hubbs manages in Springfield, Illinois. The lot outside the fast-food franchise doesn't usually hold anything except a few customers' cars parked here and there.

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  2. There's no joy in Bruce Rauner's SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Modernity and history comingle uneasily in downtown Springfield. Illinois's capital city is a place that increasingly resembles a northern version of Colonial Williamsburg.

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  3. 'Lincoln's Undying Words' shows how a president changed his mind about slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Lincoln's Drive Through Richmond by Dennis Malone Carter, 1867. Former slaves and Union sympathizers greet the President on April 4, 1865, after the fall of the Confederate capital.

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  4. Alderman Joravsky considers voting for Mayor Rahm's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    On Wednesday, as the city council performed its annual ritual of approving the mayor's budget, I was wondering how I'd vote, if I were an alderman. I know that's an insanely absurd notion because I'd probably never survive a ballot challenge by one of the mayor's lawyers, much less beat one of his acolytes.

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