URBANA — For the first time since Champaign County Board districts were revamped in 2012, a Republican candidate will be running in the district that takes in much of north Champaign-Urbana.
And there may be a new Democratic candidate there, too.
Also Wednesday, a veteran of 18 years in the Legislature filed for another term in the state Senate.
Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
NEW YORK — Not only does Rose Craig get to spend her Thanksgiving break touring New York City and marching in the Macy's Parade with her favorite band — and Santa.
She's also coming home with a $5,000 prize, courtesy of the late Bob Hope.
NEW YORK — Every year, the Hanson family turns the television to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. But not today.
ST. JOSEPH — She missed out on joining the Marching Illini in today's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by a year.
But like the band she hopes to be a part of next year, Abigail Emmert will perform today before millions in New York and tens of millions more on NBC.
CHAMPAIGN — Daily Bread Soup Kitchen is once again planning to give hundreds of filled backpacks to local people in need for the holidays, and is asking for help from the community getting the job done.
Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2015. There are 35 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
Nov. 26, 1789 was a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to observe the adoption of the Constitution of the United States.
On this date:
For the past two weeks, the students at Unit 4's Novak Academy have been in the heat of a big competition. They aren't competing for a prize to take home, but a gift to give away.
DANVILLE — A few more Vermilion County residents have filed to run for county board or county-wide elected offices next year.
Vermilion County Circuit Clerk Dennis Gardner, a Republican, filed Tuesday seeking his party's nomination for a third four-year term as clerk. So far, no Democrats have filed for that office.