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Gallery: Illinois Marathon 2010

Images from the start, the finish and points in between during the 2010 Illinois Marathon

Teen injured in crash north of Cissna Park

CISSNA PARK – A 16-year-old girl from Cissna Park was taken to Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka for treatment of injuries she received in a two-vehicle accident about 2 miles north of Cissna Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Video: 2010 Illinois Marathon preparations

A look at the final preparations the 2010 Illinois Marathon in Champaign-Urbana as volunteers prepare for Saturday's event.

13-year prison term for burglary for Champaign man in business break-in

URBANA – A Champaign man who pleaded guilty to breaking into a Champaign business was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in prison.

That old mattress? Uh, thanks but no thanks

CHAMPAIGN – Couch? Check. Computer table? Check. Dryer – no way.

The University YMCA's Dump and Run collection season is starting, and Becca Guyette is glad that in the last few years, people are no longer "dumping" unsellable things on the charity sale.

Bill granting tuition break for fifth and sixth years of college sent to governor

SPRINGFIELD – Students who need five or six years to graduate from an Illinois public university still would get a tuition break under a bill approved by the Illinois House Wednesday and sent to Gov. Pat Quinn.

Senate panel rejects absent candidate's proposal for term limits

SPRINGFIELD – A Senate subcommittee Wednesday rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to limit terms for state senators and representatives.

American Legion post wants to rezone land to lease to AT&T

DANVILLE – AT&T wants to put at least two new transmission towers in Danville, but the preferred site for one is on American Legion Post 210 property and will require a zoning change.

UI Fire Service Institute receives nearly $1 million grant

CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois Fire Service Institute has been awarded nearly $1 million from the federal government to help pay for research to reduce the rate of heart attacks among firefighters.

Father, son, son's girlfriend, in separate cars, involved in accident in Broadlands

BROADLANDS – Cheri Bonds got a call from her husband early Wednesday that every wife dreads.

He had been in an accident, and he and their toddler son were injured.