A concealed-carry bill that would bar local communities from passing their own gun laws easily cleared the Illinois House on Friday — but is up against significant opposition from Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, and Gov. Pat Quinn.
Monday is Memorial Day. But every day is a day of memorial for individuals grieving over lost family members, loved ones or friends, and they find different ways to cope with and express their grief. One most public expression is located on Champaign's Duncan Road.
The sale of the library reference card file cabinets is complete. But PACA now has a large inventory of grade school furniture for sale, three kinds of bricks that in the past were used for cities' sidewalk beautification programs and the inventory of glass lamp shades just keeps growing.
The Danville Symphony Orchestra will be honoring the late Harry Adams, founding conductor of the symphony, at one of its 2014 concerts. Mr. Adams, 78, died unexpectedly in his sleep on May 18 in San Francisco. He had been a Santa Rosa, Calif., resident for the last 25 years.