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Born to be in business

URBANA - Sharon Andrae learned all about hard work when she was growing up on her family's farm.


Military moms in touch online

CHAMPAIGN - Moms can't always watch after their children once they're grown. But they can try, and the Internet can help.


Executive MBA program moving up

CHAMPAIGN - Dwindling enrollment in the University of Illinois' Executive MBA program led the university to move the classes to Chicago, beginning in August.


?He couldn´t kill my spirit´

URBANA - Ruscenda Jackson said she should have gone with her first impression of Eddie Miller.


Open house draws crowds to UI ag sites

URBANA - It didn't take area elementary school students long to get into the swing of things at the erosion demonstration Friday.


Urbana man wins civil suit against the city

URBANA - A federal jury awarded an Urbana man $373,000 in a civil rights suit against Urbana police, finding that an officer violated the man's civil rights when he broke the man's neck during an arrest in 2000.


UI mulls animal dissection policy

URBANA - Michelle Rodrigues believes in non-violence toward others, including animals, so when she was asked to dissect a frog and a rat in a biology class as a sophomore at the University of Illinois, she felt she couldn't do it.


Teachers prepare to serve

CHAMPAIGN - Yvette Lane-Rose is spending quality time now with her sons, and they're talking a lot about mother's other job in the Army Reserves and where it may soon take her.


Prairie plants hold untapped potential

CHAMPAIGN - Back in the days when Illinois was home mainly to American Indians and wildlife, a natural prairie rich in plant diversity covered a vast 22 million acres of the state.


UI project flies high

When their professor told them to go fly a kite, a group of University of Illinois graphic and industrial design students never suspected it would land in the Smithsonian Institution.