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SDAT: Full Presentation Now Available Online

Springfield’s Sustainable Design Assessment Team has published online the presentation made to the public Wednesday at the Hoogland Center for the Arts: CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL PRESENTATION (PowerPoint slides) FOR ACCOMPANYING AUDIO OF SDAT MEMBERS: 

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Springfield Community Invited To Contribute To Downtown Development Assessment

SDAT Springfield is in town this week to look at the capital city’s “missing persons” problem, among other development issues.  Local architect Chuck Pell spoke with WUIS’s Peter Gray about “sustainable design and development” and outlined some of the team’s … Continue reading

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Wright Building Conservancy: Keep Future Trains Away From Dana-Thomas House

A national group dedicated to protecting and preserving the work of one of America’s best known architects is headed to Springfield with a message for state and federal transportation officials. As Peter Gray reports, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy … Continue reading

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Pardie Named Permanent UIS Provost

The University of Illinois Springfield has selected Lynn Pardie to be Provost  and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs on permanent basis.  Pardie has been interim Provost for more than a year while a search process was completed.   The provost is … Continue reading

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African-American History Museum To Open in Springfield

A new museum recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the history of Central Illinois opens its doors to the public Thursday. As Peter Gray reports, museum organizers want it to be a gathering place to honor those who have … Continue reading

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E-Waste Dumping Ban Creates Jobs, New Regulatory Hurdles

Illinois’ statewide ban on dumping consumer electronics went into effect the first of the year.  As Peter Gray reports, the push to keep old TVs and computers out of landfills has helped create “green” jobs in the new industry of “urban … Continue reading

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IL Supreme Court to open some criminal trials to cameras

The Illinois Supreme Court is expected to announce today a new policy allowing television cameras and audio recorders inside criminal courtrooms.  It has been called a “pilot program” to determine whether media access and fair trials can co-exist. But as … Continue reading

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