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2 teens sentenced to juvenile prison for robbery try

URBANA Two Urbana teens involved in an attempted robbery in that city in January have been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison.

Judge Heidi Ladd said Tuesday she found the actions of the youths to be planned, not a spur-of-the-moment response to peer pressure, and that a message of deterrence had to be sent to the community.

UIS has new chancellor


SPRNGFIELD — The next chancellor of the University of Illinois at Springfield says she intends to stay a long time and work to maintain its liberal-arts model.

UI Aviation recommended for elimination


URBANA — A faculty/student senate committee dealt a blow to the Institute of Aviation on Monday, recommending it and its two undergraduate programs be eliminated.

The vote was a change from that of the same committee three weeks ago, when some members expressed concerns about the very process that led to recommending the closure.

Iroquois County 2011 election results

Iroquois County

Number in (parentheses) is how many will be elected.

(I) = Independent

S.B. = School board

Gilman Alderman

Ward 1 (1)

Lyle E. Price (I) 65

√ Victor L. Hari (I) 82

Andrew Johnson (I) 9

Gilman Alderman

Ford County 2011 election results

Ford County

Number in parentheses is how many will be elected.

(I) = (I)

S.B. = School Board

F.P.D. = Fire Protection District.

P.L.D. or L.D. = Library District

Gibson City Alderman

Ward 1 (1)

√ Dean A. Kidd (I)

Gibson City Alderman

Edgar County 2011 election results

Edgar County

Paris Mayor

√ Craig Smith

Paris Council

Commissioner (4)

Merle E. Clark 789

Doug Cochran 873

Roger Faulk 853

Norman "Pat' Eveland 370

√ Harry Hughes 1306

√ Bob Boyer 998

Champaign County 2011 election results

Champaign County

Number in parentheses is how many will be elected.

(A) = Anti-License

(CN) = Citizen

(D) = Democrat

(C) = Citizens

(I) = Independent

(OI) = Old Independent

(P) = Peoples

(PP) = Peoples Progressive

S.B. = School board

Sick student was accidentally left stranded inside school

RANTOUL -- Rantoul City School officials are addressing safety concerns after a 7-year-old student woke up from a nap Monday to find herself alone in a school building after hours.

Cory'Asia Washington had reported to Eastlawn Elementary office staff that she was feeling sick Monday afternoon.

McLean County 2011 election results

McLean County

Number in (parentheses) is how many will be elected.

(I) = Independent

(R) = Republican

(C) = Citizens

S.B. = School Board

F.P.D. = Fire Protection District

P.L.D. = Public Library District

LeRoy Alderman

Ward 1 (1)

DeWitt County 2011 election results

DeWitt County

Farmer City

Mayor

Delwin Kirby 97

√ Michael R. Jenkins 362

Farmer City

City council (3)

√ Patrick A. Pearl 267

√ Josh Hawn 383

Dion Lathrom 63

√ Thomas N. McNutt 112