Video games, without the video

The Lamp Online Staff

March 17, 2017

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By Dalen Lewin Lamp Staff` JACKSONVILLE -- Sight does not always determine one’s ability to play video games. The sad thing is that I am one of the few blind people who believe this to be possible. Most of the sighted peop...

NFL talks St. Louis

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March 15, 2017

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By Sebastian Rothering Lamp Writer The return of the NFL to St. Louis has finally started to see some light. First reported by CBS Sports Network analyst Craig Carton, the Anheuser-Busch family has extended an offer to New York ...

Some think Pelicans made a mistake

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March 13, 2017

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By Sebastian Rothering Lamp Staff SPRINGFIELD -- "I am absolutely shell-shocked. This changes everything in the Western Conference, " said NBA fan Brandon Pearce. DeMarcus Cousins is now a player for the Pelicans. Directly f...

Jr. Blues hope to move on to playoffs

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March 10, 2017

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By Karlee Thompson Lamp Staff SPRINGFIELD --  Sitting at 10-34, last in the division, the Kenai River Brown Bears didn’t stand a chance in Springfield. The Jr. Blues (22-21) easily defeated them on Feb. 17 and 18. The...

Bald eagles soar high over Illinois

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March 8, 2017

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Jared Gorrell Assistant Editor SPRINGFIELD - It’s Bald Eagle season here in Illinois.  Every winter, thousands of Bald Eagles descend south from the frozen north woods.  Their destination is Illinois.  Thanks to the la...

Bark park for happy larks

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March 6, 2017

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By Cheyenne Gain Lamp Staff Jacksonville Bark Park is where the happy dogs go. The new park offers a place for dogs to run, but the group that built the park has plans to continue to improve it. The park has benches that were b...

Music under the dome a hit in Jacksonville

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March 3, 2017

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By Courtney Langdon Lamp Staff JACKSONVILLE – Music Under the Dome has been bringing the Jacksonville community together to experience something new for almost 10 years. The Jacksonville Public Library organizes the series of...

Extracurricular classes aid future jobs

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March 1, 2017

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By Jacob Schmedeke Lamp Writer          TAYLORVILLE -- China Levy, a former Taylorville High School graduate, was in many extracurricular activities: the spring musical, art club, Future Business Leaders of America, ...

Warm welcome home in Taylorvile

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February 27, 2017

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By Andrew Paisley Lamp Staff TAYLORVILLE — Army PFC Maggie Bilyeu was finally welcomed home Feb. 10 in an elaborate parade given by Christian County residents The Owaneco resident was injured while fighting in Afghanistan on...

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