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CCF Rodeo

Champaign County Fair IPRA Rodeo presented by Wooten Rodeo Company, Sunday, July 23, 2017. 

In Turnberry Ridge, a slow burn over a berm

CHAMPAIGN — Since their backyard berm was put up for auction by the county, residents of a portion of Turnberry Ridge in west Champaign hope they can avoid deja vu.

"We're crossing our fingers that Nasty Joe's doesn't come here," homeowner Myrna Johnson said.

Sunday Special: As drug deaths rise, a safe haven opens

DANVILLE — Jodi Beith will mark her 35th birthday on Aug. 5.

But the day she looks forward to — and celebrated — came two days ago, the two-year anniversary of her sobriety.

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, July 23, 2017

With 'I do' season in full swing, we asked a mix of newlyweds and longtime local lovebirds to tell us about their wedding song.

Tom Kacich: Danville man to run for Shimkus' seat

A second man has stepped up to be the Democratic candidate to oppose 11-term U.S. Rep. John Shimkus next year: Heritage High School math and science teacher Anthony March.

March, who lives in Danville with his wife and two young daughters, said he "has been kind of disappointed with Representative Shimkus' policies for quite some time."

Area history, July 23, 2017

Today is Sunday, July 23, 2017. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Top of the Morning, July 23, 2017

When the Virginia Theatre shows "Dunkirk" in 70mm widescreen print in August, the crowd will include many of Chris Dowell's family and friends, including his parents.

Dowell, a 1991 Unity High grad now living on the West Coast, was post production supervisor for the much-anticipated World War II movie, which opened this weekend.

This day in history, July 23, 2017

Today is Sunday, July 23, the 204th day of 2017. There are 161 days left in the year.

Tom Kacich: Danville man to challenge Shimkus

A second man has stepped up to be the Democratic candidate to oppose 11-term U.S. Rep. John Shimkus next year, Heritage High School math and science teacher Anthony March.
March, who lives in Danville with his wife and two young daughters, said he “has been kind of disappointed with Representative Shimkus’ policies for quite some time.

CCF Demolition Derby

 2017Champaign County Fair Demolition Derby, Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Champaign County Fair Grounds in Urbana.