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Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor

The Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor is the first of its kind major infrastructure project undertaken by the state government of Queensland, Australia.

Statehouse staffing is down, but it's not all doom and gloom in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Fresh off of his successful run for the Illinois governor’s office, Bruce Rauner took a victory lap of sortRes in the state capital last week. The governor-elect made the rounds with state lawmakers and, at one point mid-morning, stepped in front of a scrum of reporters to take a few questions. He must have spotted some familiar...

13 Clever Futurama References You May Have Missed On The Simpsons

We tracked down twelve especially clever times the former managed to show up on the latter. But why stop there when the science-fiction series has also made many appearances on their sister-show set in Springfield? Here are twelve Futurama easter eggs from The Simpsons...Click To Continue Reading

Weekend Photo: A Semi-automatic M60

The Springfield Armory SA-1 is a semi-automatic variant of the M60. Springfield combined surplus parts along with new manufactured parts and a new receiver to build these SA-1 guns. Just like the original M60, it is belt fed and chambered...Show More Summary

Video: She & Him cover Dusty Springfield

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The lovely and talented duo of She & Him, aka M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel, bring their 1960s AM-radio joy to the Dusty Springfield tune "Stay Awhile." It's from their forthcoming covers LP, titled Classics. Read the rest

Couple Arrested For Sex In Car Causing Traffic Jam

The couple had gone to a Springfield, OR strip club and couldn’t contain themselves once they got back in their car. This led to a traffic jam. Oh, and it was right by a jail. Police told KVAL that Kelli M. Knutson, 24, and Logan P. Jackson, 33, apparently went to a strip club together, [...]

Rauner asks Quinn to freeze hiring, says state finances 'horrible'

SPRINGFIELD — Making his first post-election appearance at the Capitol, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday contended the state's finances are in dire shape and asked outgoing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to freeze hiring in preparation for a government transition that's nearly two months...

Horny Couple Causes Traffic Jam Fucking in Their Car Outside of Jail

Springfield, Ore. police arrested a couple last Sunday having sex in their car, conveniently parked (and rocking) outside the jailhouse. Read more...

She & Him – “Stay Awhile” Video

She & Him will release their Classics covers album in a few weeks, and they’ve just shared a video for their take on Dusty Springfield’s “Stay Awhile.” M. Ward does a pretty impressive job pantomiming guitar playing, and Zooey Deschanel dances around with a ghost and gets carried off into the clouds. The whole video [...]

State lawmaker looking for deal on ride-sharing regulations after veto

SPRINGFIELD — A Democratic state lawmaker has decided to wait before attempting to override the governor's veto of a ride-sharing regulation bill as he attempts to work out a deal that would satisfy taxi drivers and companies like Uber and Lyft, a spokesman said Wednesday.

New plan on Illinois minimum wage hike: $11 an hour by 2017

SPRINGFIELD --- Senate Democrats have renewed their push to raise the state's minimum wage, unveiling updated legislation Wednesday that would raise the rate to $11 an hour by 2017.

On the Move, 11/19/14

Aaron Drawhorn joins KRQE in Albuquerque as an Anchor/Reporter. Drawhorn comes from KLAS in Las Vegas. Chris Smith joins WAAY in Huntsville, Alabama, as chief meteorologist. He previously worked at KOLR in Springfield, Missouri. Jillian...Show More Summary

IL: Chicago Issues Ride-Sharing Licenses to Lyft, Sidecar

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced his administration had issued the first city licenses to two ride-sharing companies, as lawmakers in Springfield consider voting this week to override Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of a bill that would impose tougher statew

Suburban officials speak against fire department staffing bill

Nearly two dozen suburban leaders on Tuesday ramped up their opposition to a proposal in Springfield that would subject fire department staffing levels to collective bargaining and binding outside arbitration.

Legislation throws money on the fire

Two little words in a bill moving through Springfield stand to soak property taxpayers. Those two words are: "including manning."

Extra Extra: Rauner Wants Your Help To Make Illinois Great

Gov.-Elect Bruce Rauner is now accepting ideas and resumes (but mainly ideas) for him to bring to Springfield once he takes office. [ more › ]

Quinn-Rauner fight echoes as lawmakers return for veto session

The campaign is over but remnants of the fight between Gov. Pat Quinn and Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner remain as lawmakers return to Springfield this week, with the Democrat looking to score a final victory by raising the state's minimum wage while the Republican pleads with legislators to hold...

City issues first ride-sharing licenses

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced his administration had issued the first city licenses to two ride-sharing companies, as lawmakers in Springfield consider voting this week to override Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of a bill that would impose tougher statewide regulations on the industry.

New Springfield XD-9 Mod.2 Giveaway from TFB!

Springfield Armory has partnered with TFB to give you the opportunity to win their brand new XD-9 Mod.2 with “GripZone” that features a more ergonomic grip with a slim 1.2” frame. Read more about their new gun here and enter to win below!...Show More Summary

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