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Clark closing Danville stations

DANVILLE - When it was announced that the Clark stations at 2602 N. Vermilion St. and 1 N. Gilbert St. were closing, many wondered why larger stations were now gone and smaller ones remained.

Research park board not dead yet

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Research Park Authority Board was not among the boards and commissions Gov. Rod Blagojevich eliminated or reduced through executive order this week, but that does not mean it is in the clear.

Wary House panel OKs tuition bill

SPRINGFIELD - Maria del Rosario Salgado, 15, has lived in Illinois since she came with her parents here from Mexico City at the age of 3.

Family loses everything in Champaign blaze

URBANA - Surrounded by family members and still wearing a cast on her arm, a woman whose home and belongings were destroyed by a fire watched as her ex-boyfriend was arraigned on charges accusing him of setting the blaze.

United Way likely won´t reach target

CHAMPAIGN - An aggressive campaign goal proved elusive for the United Way of Champaign County, which predicts it won't meet its $3 million fund-raising target.

Crosby, Stills & Nash coming to Assembly Hall

CHAMPAIGN - The classic rock group Crosby, Stills & Nash is back on the road, with a stop scheduled for April 13 at the University of Illinois Assembly Hall.

Reintroduced bill would fund sports facilities

SPRINGFIELD - State Sen. Rick Winkel, R-Champaign, has reintroduced a bill to create a borrowing authority that would use hotel tax revenue to fund new sports facilities downstate and improvements to existing arenas.

Man accused of starting blaze in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN - An Urbana man was arrested Wednesday and accused of starting a blaze that gutted two bedrooms of a Champaign house.

UI alumni want bigger voice in trustee picks

URBANA - University of Illinois Alumni Association officials say they are disappointed they didn't have more input into selecting new trustees for the UI, but they hope to have a role in both the selection and training of new trustees in the future.

YMCA fund-raising drive winding down

CHAMPAIGN - Last year, donors helped more than 1,500 children and adults who couldn't otherwise afford it enjoy the Champaign County YMCA's services.