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  1. Updated: Danville names Geddis new schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Although she doesn't officially take over as superintendent of Danville schools until July 1, Alicia Geddis is already planning for the transition - from 122 miles away. "By no means will we wait until July 1 to get started," Geddis said Friday from the south Chicago suburb of Calumet City, her home for 18 years.

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  2. 2 men accused of paying others to shop on North Prospect for meth precursorRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Two Danville men who allegedly recruited Daily Bread soup kitchen clients to buy cold medication to make into methamphetamine have been charged with a Class X felony. Jason T. Tools, 33, of the 1100 block of Fairchild Street, and Vinson R. Swift, 42, of the 500 block of Chandler Street, were arrested Thursday by Champaign police.

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  3. Betty Louise Fox Kannapel, Danville, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    ... in Dwight, Illinois, for 19 years, where he was chief of medicine at the Veterans Affairs hospital. They moved to Danville in 1965, where he became chief of staff at the Veterans Affairs hospital. She was very active in many charitable ...

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  4. GOP picks Stone for recorder post, McFadden for county boardRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... Mike Marron said he will nominate Stone at January's meeting. At that same meeting, Marron also will nominate Danville city police Commander Jane McFadden to fill the vacancy in District 4, created by the resignation of Republican Cathy Jenkins, who ...

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  5. Danville's Firefighter DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Shrinking budgets has had Danville, IL at odds for some time now over what to do with its fire departments.

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  6. NewspapersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Free Press

    Logan Leon Taylor Jr., 76, of Danville, IL passed away Dec. 14, 2014 at Danville VA. Born June 22, 1938, he was the son of Logan L. Taylor Sr. and Anna Taylor.

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  7. Danville council OKs budget that cuts firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The News-Gazette

    There will be fewer firefighters battling fires in Danville next year as aldermen approved a new spending plan Tuesday night that reduces their ranks to 42 through either attrition, layoffs or both, The city's plan to trim its fire department and reduce personnel expenses, including rising pension costs, has been opposed for months by firefighters and some aldermen. But Tuesday night, the cuts generated little debate and garnered the support of most of the city council as the budget passed by a 9-3 vote with aldermen Mike O'Kane, Frank Hoskins and Sharon McMahon voting "no."

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  8. Firefighters oppose reductions in Danville budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The News-Gazette

    Danville firefighters believe plans to reduce their ranks and close one of the city's four stations puts the public - and them - at risk. Jerry Sparks, president of the Illinois Association of Firefighters Local 429, said Danville firefighters emphatically oppose the city's proposed spending plan for next year, which includes funding for only 42 firefighters and closing one of the department's four stations in the city.

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  9. Taking noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Cannon, Illinois, Elementary School first-grader Nazir McCoy holds a 1/10 violin as Aaron Jacobs checks to see if itA s the right size at the school in Danville, Ill.

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  10. Westville adds plow to fifth village vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The News-Gazette

    The Westville village board voted to have a snow plow installed on the 2-year-old one-ton village dump truck. Rahn Equipment of rural Danville is charging the village about $5,940 for the plow and the installation.

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  11. Quorum missed for third time over Vermilion wind ordinanceRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The News-Gazette

    ... Thursday, when its work was supposed to be finalized. "I would say it borders on a travesty," said Lynn McLinden of Danville, one of the public members of the panel, which has continued its work without the board members. Five of the 14 board ...

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  12. Danville schools start violin programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daily Herald

    ... The program -- which will be taught by a University of Illinois doctoral student -- was made possible through a Danville Public Schools Foundation grant. The grant of up to $12,000 will be used to buy violins for both schools. The school district ...

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  13. 'To live a life well blessed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The News-Gazette

    Julius W. Hegeler II points to a picture of himself - then a 25-year-old Air Force first lieutenant, climbing into his F-36 fighter jet on his last fighter interception mission during the Korean War - on a replica of a tribute that will hang in the entryway of the Julius W. Hegeler II Advanced Technology Center at Danville Area Community College. DANVILLE - Danville Area Community College will be able to keep its competitive edge in manufacturing education and training thanks to a $3 million wing opening to students next month.

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  14. Danville boards up HarwalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The News-Gazette

    With court permission, city of Danville employees worked on the Harwal Hotel in downtown Danville Tuesday to secure the vacant, deteriorating four-story building, including boarding up its many open windows for public safety reasons. City Attorney David Wesner said boarding up the lower floors of the privately-owned vacant structure keeps the building secure, but boarding the upper-floor windows is more for safety reasons, because some have broken glass that could fall.

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  15. West Lincoln-Broadwell Lady Wolverines Headed for State Title GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Lincoln Daily News

    The 7th grade West Lincoln Broadwell Lady Wolverines opened up their State Tournament play by facing the two time defending State Champions, Danville Schlarman.

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  16. US house rules about much more than housekeepingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | EurekAlert!

    ... point, Sin analyzed the famous revolt in 1910 against House Speaker Joseph Cannon, a conservative Republican from Danville, Illinois, considered perhaps the most powerful speaker of the House in U.S. history. (Sin's research benefitted from access ...

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  17. More stepping up to succeed FrerichsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The News-Gazette

    ... Frerichs' current term. His replacement will represent the 52nd Senate District, which includes Champaign, Urbana, Danville and Rantoul. It takes in most of Vermilion County and most of the population of Champaign County. "Late last week, we had a ...

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  18. SST Software Reports More Farmers Adopting Variable Rate SeedingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Agri Marketing

    ... around the world to provide precision ag services to farmers. Larry Tracy, founder of Precision Agronomics in Danville Illinois, has been using variable rate technologies for over fifteen years. Regarding variable rate planting, Tracy states, ...

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  19. Committee studying whether to switch Danville schools to year-roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The News-Gazette

    ... at balancing K-8 enrollments districtwide. Holy Family, a prekindergarten-through-eighth-grade Catholic school in Danville, also operated under a balanced calender until it closed in 2011. Superintendent Mark Denman said the traditional calendar was ...

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  20. Westville man arrested following armed robberyRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | The News-Gazette

    According to a Danville police report, officers were called to the Walgreens at 400 W. Fairchild at 3:15 a.m. Saturday to respond to a report of a robbery. Police said a man, later identified as Lawson, entered the store and asked for a pack of cigarettes.

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