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Champaign school district adds online registration help

CHAMPAIGN — Parents getting ready to register their children for kindergarten in the Champaign school district have a new online tool that may help them.

Vermilion to hear concerns on wind turbine ordinance

DANVILLE — In response to a request for a moratorium on any new wind farm construction, Vermilion County Board members decided Thursday night to schedule a public hearing, giving local residents the chance to voice any concerns they might have with the county's current wind turbine ordinance, particularly setback distances.

Innovation Celebration 2013

Some of the finalist from the 2013 Innovation Celebration awards at the University of Illinois NCSA building in Urbana on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

Rich Warren: A reader wonders about best online streaming movie source

You want your movies, and you want them now. Not when the mail arrives. Not when the cable channel deigns to show them. Thus, this reader query:

DACC trustees set to vote on phone upgrades

DANVILLE — Danville Area Community College trustees will vote Tuesday on whether to upgrade the campuswide phone system.

Officials said the upgrade, which would cost $83,306, would allow them to install new phones in about 80 classrooms, which instructors could use in case of an emergency situation.

Vote set on new wireless network in Champaign schools

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign school board is expected to vote Monday night on a proposal that would bring uniform wireless Internet access to all its buildings.

The school board will meet in open session at 6 p.m. at the Mellon Administrative Center, 703 S. New St., C.

UI shaping curriculum to train digital sleuths

CHAMPAIGN — When a house is burglarized, a detective arrives on the scene to analyze footprints or blood splatters.

Gearhead of the Week: Scott Ingrum

Jeep collector Scott Ingrum of Paris talks about his rare 1957 Jeep Forward Control.

Don't freak out about lithium-ion batteries in your home

Assaulted by worrisome battery news concerning the Boeing 787? Rest assured that the lithium-ion batteries in your home won't go up in smoke.