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Springfield Performs The Mikado - Is It Racist?

By Rachel Otwell

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Photo of the cast of The Mikado

Putting on older theater productions can be a dilemma for those who want to preserve the art in its original form. Some production groups may decide to reinvent pieces that could be seen as problematic in modern times. An operetta currently being performed in Springfield by local actors has sparked controversy for what many consider to be racist qualities.

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Former U Of I Football Player Indicted On Murder Charges

By Tiffany Jolley, with Additional Reporting by The Associated Press

Former Illinois Football player Curtis Lovelace

Former University of Illinois Football Captain Curtis T. Lovelace has been indicted by a grand jury on one charge of first degree murder in the death of his wife, Cory Lovelace, in 2006.

Categories: Criminal Justice, Sports




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