"There has definitely been a big push, and this is not just through the university, but throughout the community, for people to be more active and seek alternative forms of transportation."
Urbana city officials are asking the school district to consider offering property tax abatements, perhaps for five to 10 years, on projects that provide increased valuation in a new enterprise zone.
If she was in Congress today, Ann Callis probably would rank among or close to the 50 richest members of the House, based on a recent Roll Call study of congressional wealth.
Preliminary enrollment figures from the first day of classes are in, and they show fewer newbies and a slightly smaller student body than a year ago.
Election season is officially underway in Champaign as prospective candidates have begun circulating petitions to get their names on the spring 2015 ballot.
"There are so many perceptions of high schools, students, education and school facilities; we want to help people ensure their perceptions aren't misperceptions."
From a website redesign to what promises to be a lively session on "Penny" to your 2014 high school football preview, Jim Rossow's got you covered.
"They have fans in the windows trying to blow the hot air out of the room, but to me, it's just circling around and coming right back in."
Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that creates the world's third-largest fast-food company and could accelerate the international expansion of the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
The National Archives has over 180,000 War of 1812 pension application files containing more than 7.2 million pages. Pensions were issued to veterans, their widows or heirs.