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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.

Miss America urges pupils to show kindness

Crystal Carter had a good reason for taking all of the Champaign Central High School Academy sophomores out of class Monday to hear Miss America speak in the school's theater.

Meeting keys on gains, pains from Volition

CHAMPAIGN - Build a $10 million building on an 80-space parking lot and you're bound to hear about it, about 80 times.

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!

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.

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.

Iowa picks president; provost staying at UI

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

Digging up past without shovel

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

Champaign publisher thinking outside the book

CHAMPAIGN - Sports Publishing is toying with a strategy that could prove unpopular with readers.