URBANA - A former assistant in the Champaign County state's attorney's office wants the job of state's attorney.
The check is in the mail.
URBANA - Those little rubber ducks won't be the only animals wearing sunglasses Saturday at the annual charity duck race for the Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club.
CHAMPAIGN - Hobbico Inc., a Champaign-based hobby distribution company, is undertaking an expansion that will add at least 30 new jobs, the company said.
CHAMPAIGN - Technologically and politically, it's not easy explaining the intricacies of fixed guideway systems and government funding policies and what it might mean to Champaign-Urbana.
SPRINGFIELD - State Sen. Rick Winkel, R-Champaign, is getting the full court press to support a bill requiring insurance coverage of contraceptives, but he still has not agreed to vote yes.
URBANA - An Urbana program that provides literacy training to parents and children will get a boost from a state grant program named for the late Penny Severns.
A University of Illinois professor who invented the first practical light-emitting diode has won the Russian equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
CHAMPAIGN - The money has been promised for rebuilding Iraq. But a Champaign man's experience with Afghanistan makes him nervous about follow-through.
SPRINGFIELD - Area school districts and the lawmakers who represent them learned what Gov. Rod Blagojevich's budget proposal might mean for their state funding late Tuesday, but the news did not clear up all of the confusion regarding the spending plan.