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After giving thousands of dollars to her opponent in the Democratic primary last month, there's a sign that House Speaker Michael Madigan's team is trying to make nice with Carol Ammons, the party's candidate in the 103rd House District that includes Champaign-Urbana.
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"They'll say, Remember me? I sang in this play, or I danced in that one," said the retired teacher, who was known for putting on elaborate productions for the school and community, including her take on "Stone Soup," which raised close to $10,000 for the Times Center of Champaign.
"Bears" could have used a lot more science; more substantive information in the place of wacky one-liners.
Police have arrested a second person in connection with a shooting incident in Danville on Friday that sent three people to the hospital.
This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.
An Urbana man who admitted entering an elderly man's home to rob him has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Darius Paul, 20, who listed an address in the 0-100 block of East Healey Street, Champaign, was arrested about 3:20 a.m. by UI police after they say he ran from them.
Unsure about whether they can actually offer a better deal for residents, city council members tonight could decide to discontinue Champaign's electric pricing program when it expires in June.
Property taxes in Urbana are about to jump by an average of 10 percent. This increase is caused by legislation that was approved in 2012, which allows not-for-profit hospitals a property tax exemption equal to the value of the charity care that hospital provides.
John C. Houbolt explains the size of different rockets required to launch various methods for landing on the moon at Grainger Engineering Library in Urbana, Ill., in 2003.
Main Street in Urbana between Goodwin and Harvey will remain closed to through traffic through Monday morning due to a steam leak.
Two people were killed and three others injured in a fiery two-vehicle crash north of Homer on Easter Sunday.
In the fall of 2005 my wife and I were living in Urbana, Illinois. If you've never been there, Urbana is a pleasant college town, filled with trees, quiet streets, and left-wing university types.
The newest addition to Urbana's public arts program was officially dedicated Saturday.
Memo to Urbana residents: better hold on to any state and federal income tax refunds.