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  1. 110-mile ride to pay tribute to proud vetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    He served his country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, then spent the rest of his life in Danville supporting and honoring veterans. This weekend, the American Legion Riders Post 210 will pay tribute to the late Harold "Sparky" Songer by hosting the inaugural Sparky Songer Memorial Ride.

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  2. Curbing 'the oldest profession'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    When Glen and Dulce Britton moved into an apartment at 116 Robinson St. in Danville 10 years ago, they saw a prostitute working the street corner on their block. Over the last decade, the couple has continued to see women of all ages - many looking strung out on drugs - walking up and down the street and disappearing into vehicles of men cruising the neighborhood.

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  3. Industries open to public for second year [Commercial-News, Danville, Ill.]Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 27--DANVILLE -- Year two for Vermilion Advantage's Tour of Industries features some returning veterans, but some new manufacturers.

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  4. Updated: One in custody in Danville shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The News-Gazette

    ... and several people, including the victim, were involved in some type of verbal argument, according to Thomason. Danville police and Vermilion County Sheriff's deputies then began searching the area for suspects, including railroad tracks to the ...

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  5. A sign of trouble: Drivers increasingly failing to stop for school busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The News-Gazette

    During the school year, Danville police Officer Tim Kentner sees a vehicle pass a school bus that's loading or unloading students at least once or twice a week. "It happens all over town," said Kentner, the police department's liaison to the First Student bus company, which transports roughly 75 percent of Danville's 6,000 or so students each day.

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  6. Poland Road project to begin Wednesday in DanvilleRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The News-Gazette

    Re-surfacing on part of Poland Road will begin this week, causing temporary lane closings, according to Danville city officials. The project will start Wednesday, weather permitting, with the milling of the existing pavement, creating a rough-grooved surface prior to the placement of the final asphalt surface.

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  7. Bryan Andrew Wilson kicks off second annual 'Holy Unity' conference this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Examiner.com

    ... Theological Seminary where he studied under noted professors such as Dr. Cornel West ) heads to his hometown of Danville, IL for the October 4th inaugural services of the House of United Believers (HUBs) where he will serve as pastor. The HUB ...

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  8. Mugshot Monday: Child Endangerment, Battery Causing Bodily HarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Patch.com

    ... 26 , of Aurora , was charged with DUI/alcohol at 95th Street and 248th Avenue on Sept. 13. Josefine Mary Wood, 19, Danville, IL, was charged with battery causing bodily harm in the 1300 block of Aurora Avenue on Sept. 15.

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  9. List of military equipment to Illinois police agenciesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | The News-Gazette

    ... of Information Act. Here's a sampling of the list: Distributed to: Champaign County Sheriff (25); Champaign (24); Danville (25); Mattoon (8); Monticello (1); Parkland College (2); Urbana (10); Vermilion County Sheriff (14). Distributed to: Champaign ...

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  10. VA patients voice concerns at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The News-Gazette

    But the Westville man, whose left leg was amputated below the knee, said he's tired of the lack of communication at and between facilities and the lack of efficiency within the system. "It's dysfunctional," said Hayes, who said he's been shuffled between the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis and VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville.

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  11. River cleanup volunteers needed for North ForkRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | The News-Gazette

    Volunteers are needed to help clean up a stretch of the North Fork River that runs through Ellsworth Park on Saturday. It will be held from 10 a.m. to noon during the annual Vermilion River Festival at the park, 100 Ellworth Ave., Danville.

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  12. Clifton, DorothyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Northwest Herald

    Dorothy Clifton Born: May 3, 1931; in Danville, IL Died: Sept. 14, 2014; in Genoa City, WI Dorothy "Dot" Clifton, age 83, of Johnsburg, died Sunday, September 14, 2014, at Burr Oak Manor in Genoa City, WI.

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  13. Palo Alto community fixture Ellen Wyman dies at 86Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... in and gathered other people in the community to help." Ellen Wyman was born on Nov. 25, 1927, and grew up in Danville, Illinois, right on the border with Indiana. Volunteerism and political engagement were ingrained in her from an early age; she ...

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  14. World War II caravan makes stop at museumRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The News-Gazette

    But when the 91-year-old Danville man gazed upon four fully-restored military vehicles, lined up in front of the Vermilion County War Museum on Tuesday afternoon, he could still remember the feeling of sitting in the driver's seat. "This brings back memories," Smith said with a faint smile, as he leaned upon his cane and peered into the passenger-side window of a 1942 MB Jeep owned by Lanny Moore.

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  15. The Inaugural Phases of the Moon Festival Was a Success Despite A Few Minor BumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | River Front Times

    ... The father-and-son team spent the next six months traveling the country looking for venues and finally found one in Danville, Illinois, with the help of Jeanie Cooke, executive director of the Danville Convention and Visitors' Bureau. "It's a great ...

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  16. Danville Cemetery VandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Police in Danville, IL are asking the public to help them find those responsible for thousands of dollars in vandalism at the Springhill Cemetery.

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  17. The Best and Worst of the Inaugural Phases of the Moon Music and Arts FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | River Front Times

    ... Phases of the Moon Music and Arts Festival ran pretty smoothly. Located at the 3,000-acre Kennekuk County Park in Danville, Illinois, the festival drew 8,500 people for four days of great music, art and community. The festival featured a lineup that ...

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  18. Lawrence E. Howie Jr.Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Martinsburg Journal

    Lawrence E. Howie Jr., born May 3, 1925, in Danville, Illinois, to Lawrence E. Howie Sr., and Marie F. Howie, died Sept. 15, 2014.

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  19. Danville council limits potential marijuana facility locationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The News-Gazette

    The Danville city council approved zoning changes Tuesday night, limiting where a medical cannabis cultivation center or dispensary can locate. While some aldermen didn't want to support any sort of medical cannabis facility coming into the city, Mayor Scott Eisenhauer explained that the city can't exclude them entirely, and these changes would restrict where the businesses could locate.

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  20. Audit, bookkeeping help will cost Georgetown $130,000Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The News-Gazette

    ... entered into the system by office workers, as well. Phyllis Parks with Daughhetee & Parks Management Consulting of Danville said she started to audit the city's 2012-13 books, but had so much trouble finding the data she needed that she stopped and ...

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