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What gas stations have the cleanest bathrooms?

According to the price-tracking app GasBuddy, the top five cleanest bathrooms in Illinois are:

1. Kelley's Market

2. Thorntons

3. Pilot

4. Casey's

5. Murphy USA

Vermilion County CASA director named CEO of Project Success

DANVILLE — One local social-service agency has wrapped up its search for a new leader, while another agency will be launching one.

Project Success of Vermilion County board members on Friday introduced Lucas Seilhymer as the nonprofit youth organization's new CEO.

Pritzker's proposal to increase beer tax has fight brewing

By GRANT MORGAN
gmorgan@capitolnewsillinois.com

SPRINGFIELD — Craft-beer brewers and advocates gathered Friday at the Capitol to oppose a tax increase on beer and cider that Gov. J.B. Pritzker introduced to help fund a comprehensive capital infrastructure plan.

Age-Friendly Champaign-Urbana panel focusing on quality-of-life issues

CHAMPAIGN — Two years after Champaign-Urbana joined a network of age-friendly communities, local organizers have begun tackling some of the major issues that stand to affect the quality of life for older adults in the area.

That includes, for instance, boosting community inclusion across a diverse population of races and income levels.

Paxton man gets 3 years for 2016 head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman

PAXTON — A tearful and remorseful Thomas T. Hoekstra told Ford County Circuit Judge Matt Fitton on Friday that his decision to drive drunk on a summer night three years ago still weighs heavily on his mind.

"I know I made a horrible decision," the 28-year-old rural Paxton man said.

Area history, May 25, 2019

Today is Saturday, May 25, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

This day in history, May 25, 2019

Today is Saturday, May 25, the 145th day of 2019. There are 220 days left in the year.

Today's highlight

On May 25, 1935, Babe Ruth hit his last three career home runs — Nos. 712, 713 and 714 — for the Boston Braves in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (The Pirates won, 11-7.)

On this date

Top of the Morning, May 25, 2019

People in Sadorus — the next stop (Sunday) in our monthly feature, "Small Towns, Big Deals" — say that no one knows for certain the exact location of Sadorus Grove and, therefore, the original site of Sadorus Rock.

Champaign man who allegedly had stolen gun at Legion facing charges

URBANA — A 19-year-old Champaign man who allegedly had a stolen gun on him at a popular Champaign night spot Thursday has been criminally charged.

KoFusion planning to move in to former PNC Bank by Nov. 1

CHAMPAIGN — Workers from Earth Services have been busy tearing down the drive-thru on the former PNC Bank this week in downtown Champaign.

It won't be needed once sushi restaurant KoFusion moves into the first floor of the 109-year-old building.