Hoffman campaign says poll shows 13th a winnable race

COLLINSVILLE — Polling that was done to persuade Democrat Jay Hoffman to enter the 13th Congressional race against incumbent Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Urbana, shows a winnable race, according to the Hoffman campaign.

Western Illinois prosecutor not running for 13th Congressional

CARROLLTON — Matt Goetten, the Greene County state's attorney who had been considering jumping into the 13th Congressional District Democratic primary, said today he will not be a candidate.

Apartment complex to begin construction near Parkland

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College students looking for a place to live near campus will have a new option available to them next fall.

A 111-unit apartment complex is slated to be built close to the college on land that, for now, is property of the Champaign Park District.

Danville tavern owners will need zoning change to reopen

DANVILLE — The owners of the Satellite tavern on East Main Street want to reopen the business, but first they must secure a zoning change and special-use permit from the city.

Urbana decision on tourism funding delayed again

URBANA -- A city council decision on how much money tourism promotion is worth to the city was delayed again Monday when an alderman asked the council to reconsider the bigger picture in what has become a recurring issue.

Driver in February crash gets 90 days in plea deal

URBANA — A Champaign man originally arrested for leaving the scene of an injury accident in northwest Champaign in February has been sentenced to 90 days in the county jail for driving with a revoked license.

One-vehicle crash kills two in Piatt County

LODGE - State police report that a man and a woman were killed and two others injured in a single-vehicle crash late Sunday afternoon in rural Piatt County.

Wise has big ambitions as she steps in to chancellor role

     The new Vice President and Chancellor of the University of Illinois says the university needs to make sure it plans for the future if it is going to be successful, especially with ongoing budgetary challenges.

Flash index rises to highest level in nearly three years

     The University of Illinois Flash Index has risen to its highest point in nearly three years.

Urbana teacher trains for Ironman Triathlon

Urbana teacher trains for Ironman Triathlon: Play now!

     An Urbana school teacher is looking to inspire his students this weekend as he competes in a grueling athletic event. 

     Tim Ditman has the story.  Click the play icon to listen.


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