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Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:08 am

Genetically modified soybeans bring costs

 Complaints about a herbicide used by soybean farmers have soared in Illinois.Dicamba isn’t considered harmful to humans, but it has wrought havoc in fields since 2016, when the herbicide, inve...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 12:07 am

Is MacArthur Boulevard facing a death spiral? Or a new frontier?

 Last week brought word that the owners of Springfield’s Town & Country Shopping Center are facing bank foreclosure. Business failure is never good news, and this one marks the latest contr...
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 01:41 pm
 Town and Country shopping center, one of the largest tracts of retail space on the MacArthur Boulevard corridor, will be turned over to a lender that has filed foreclosure, according to an attor...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 12:08 am

Regs may cause shortages

 Back in high school, Killer Green Bud – KGB – cost $200 an ounce, maybe $175 if you knew someone. The price soon shot to $400.It seemed an astronomical sum in a day when Mexican or Colombian...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 12:07 am

ALPLM beds down with Glenn Beck

 The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum again has gotten cozy with conservative talk show personality Glenn Beck.Mercury One, a Texas nonprofit founded by Beck, boasts on its website...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:07 am
 “I think we’re more polarized now than we have been for a while as a society, especially when it comes to race,” said Al Klunick, co-organizer of the upcoming Community Unity 2 On 2 Tourna...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:06 am
 Yard waste disposal costs would more than double under a deal between the city of Springfield and Evans Cartage, which holds a contract to find a final resting place for yard waste.The city coun...
Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:05 am
 The Illinois Racing Board hasn’t kept proper track of either money or drugs at horse racing courses, according to a report by the state auditor general.The report released last month came afte...

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