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Police would like to talk to woman about ´88 murder

URBANA - Police in Urbana would like - but haven't been able to get - answers in a 15-year-old murder case from a woman arrested recently in Florida over the theft of valuable horses.

Students sending medicine to Iraq

URBANA - University of Illinois peace activists spent Wednesday at McKinley Health Center and its satellite in the Illini Union, stocking up on free cold medicine.

More Urbana school cuts identified

URBANA - Urbana school board members dug deeper Tuesday, identifying another $200,000 in budget cuts to push the total to the board's $2 million goal.

Champaign council OKs help for Amdocs

CHAMPAIGN - The city of Champaign will kick in $50,000 and help Amdocs Inc. get a $75,000 state grant to upgrade the company's electrical service. But not without reservations.

Report finds medical debt takes big toll

CHAMPAIGN - You may choose to go into debt to buy a big-screen TV, but people don't choose the illnesses that often saddle them with big medical debts.

Commission seeks higher hotel-motel tax in Savoy

SAVOY - The Savoy Village Board will be asked tonight to consider increasing the village's hotel-motel tax from 1 percent to 5 percent.

Former Mahomet family´s move a nightmare

Theresa Linn heard that New York living could be tough.

Lack of bids could delay pork plant

RANTOUL - Completion of a new $25 million pork plant could be delayed for as long as four weeks because no one submitted bids to construct a pretreatment building.

Pupils hone math skills while helping animals

URBANA - Yvonne Vitosky's math and citizenship lessons had their origins in reality: the bleak outlook for unwanted pets in the community.

Rantoul homes get temperatures taken with new device

RANTOUL - A new high-tech gizmo will help village residents qualify for loans for home rehabilitation.