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Two hospitalized after weekend shootings in Danville
The men - identified only as a 19-year-old Urbana man and a 28-year-old Danville man - were each listed in good condition at an Urbana hospital, according to Public Safety Director Larry Thomason.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
New leader chosen for area agency
A long-time educator from St. Louis has been hired as the chief executive officer of the East Central Illinois Community Action Agency.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Danville teen facing murder charges
A Danville teen is facing murder charges in connection with the June 20 shooting of three people on the city's east side now that one of the victims has died.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Area public works officials stymied in search for road salt
Area public works officials say they aren't sure yet where they'll get road salt for the winter, after suppliers this month said they aren't looking to sell to about one-third of Illinois communities that were looking to buy.
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Patriot Guard escort veteran McCray home
When Lincoln resident Michael McCray died unexpectedly in California recently, his sons, who he had been visiting, were tasked with returning their father's remains to his home town.
Ex-NBA player's mom won't be getting impounded car
The mother of former basketball star Keon Clark won't be getting behind the wheel of the sports car he was arrested for driving anytime soon, despite her legal efforts to get it returned.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Covenant CEO vows to fight Carle's bid to 'control' market
Presence Covenant Medical Center officials say they're objecting to more than just a bigger Carle Foundation Hospital in its 48-bed expansion plan.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Domestic violence victims can seek advice from 'Virtual Legal Clinic'
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon helped introduce the program Friday at Crosspoint Human Services at the Y, a transitional services shelter in downtown Danville, where the "Virtual Legal Clinic" is being introduced.
Program boosts STEM activities for Danville elementary students
There, a group of Meade Park Elementary School fifth-graders brainstormed ideas for compressed air-powered race cars and designed them, using a computer-aided drafting program.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
State issues final orders, but no medical marijuana facilities sited
Now that state lawmakers have set the rules governing medical marijuana, the competition for a limited number of growing and dispensing licenses is heating up.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Williamson has more money in fund than Ammons
Urbana Republican Kristin Williamson reports having more than $47,000 in her campaign fund - some $15,500 more than her Democratic opponent, Urbana City Council member Carol Ammons.
Danville schools? There's an app - and new web design - for that
Kim Norton, principal of Northeast Elementary Magnet School in Danville, displays the School Connect app on her smart phone.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Energy firm takes steps toward expansion of biodiesel facility
Although there are no specific plans for expansion, Renewable Energy Group Inc. has purchased several lots next to its Danville biodiesel production facility and is asking the city to vacate alleys and portions of streets in the area and change the zoning from residential to industrial.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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D118 to decide on fourth officer [Commercial-News, Danville, Ill. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 12--DANVILLE -- District 118 school board members on Wednesday will decide whether to accept Superintendent Mark Denman's recommendation to hire a fourth resource officer in the district.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Moon Tunes | Mingo Fishtrap, California Honeydrops & More
Last month we reported on a new video series called Moon Tunes launched by organizers of this fall's Phases Of The Moon Music & Art Festival .
Laura Lee Fellowship aims to make up for lost United Way funding
Laura Lee Fellowship House leaders are vowing to keep the 100-year-old community organization going despite losing its United Way allocation, which they've counted on for years.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Workers come to Danville to help out
A Group Mission Trips work camp crew - left to right, Cameron Little of Verona, Va., 14-year-old Riley Swanson, of Nashville, and adult chaperones Wendy Ley, of Naperville, and Matt Smiley, of Danville - checks to see if two wooden posts are plumb, as the homeowner, Howard Webb, looks on.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Tom Kacich: Government transparency? Not everywhere
Three years ago, Illinois lawmakers tried to instill more transparency in local government, requiring many bodies to annually post on their websites compensation packages for employees that exceeded $75,000.
Bill puts qualification before conviction in job search
For former offenders, that question, routinely included in most job applications, can be the source of much anxiety as they reintegrate into society and start looking for a job, a key step in keeping them from sliding back into a criminal lifestyle.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Man confident he'll be cleared of wrongdoing
A former Danville business owner facing federal grant fraud charges said Thursday he's confident he will be cleared of any wrongdoing.