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Developers await city council vote

CHAMPAIGN - Back in the mid-1980s, when much of their new residential subdivision was still on the drawing board, the developers of Robeson Meadows were already envisioning the neighborhood shopping center they would build when the population in southwest Champaign caught up with their dreams.

Police seek info in Dec. 31 killing

CHAMPAIGN - Crimestoppers of Champaign County is seeking help in finding the person responsible for killing a man in Urbana on New Year's Eve.

It's Your Business: Downtown Danville business changes name

With partner Anne Kessler leaving the business, Dawn Blacksher plans to go it alone as sole owner of her crafts store.

Iowa picks president; provost staying at UI

IOWA CITY - University of Illinois Provost Richard Herman will be staying at the UI.

UI expert finds novel written by a Southern belle

She was the only woman on Civil War Confederate money, a Southern belle of head-turning beauty and, behind the scenes, a skillful political operator.

Guess who is quietly sneaking back into our state?

Bobcats and cougars and wolves, oh my!

For fans, police alike, a Bear of a season

CHAMPAIGN - John Piland, the Chicago Bears fan, is somewhat sad to see the football season come to an end. John Piland, the state's attorney of Champaign County, is not.

Digging up past without shovel

On the surface, the piece of ground at Fort Riley looks like a typical Kansas field.

Lakeside´s fate set; redevelopment still at issue

URBANA - Lillie Walker, 72, has been a resident of Lakeside Terrace apartments in Urbana for 22 years.

Making the dream affordable

CHAMPAIGN - Burch Village, the public housing complex on Bradley Avenue at Fourth Street, has seen a lot of living in its 52 years.