By EVELYN SHAPIRO
At the Champaign Public Library, we recently had the pleasure of hosting an evening with No. 1 New York Times best-selling author David Sheff, who wrote "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction."
The talk was attended by a standing-room-only crowd. He was very complimentary about the library and staff:
By STEVE RUTLEDGE
We didn't have Facebook or even email; rather, we '80s teens communicated through written notes passed in class, slipped into lockers, and mailed to homes over the summer.
By JUNE ELLEN LEYERLE
I admit it. I'm a liberal — but I'm not a left-wing nut job. I'm semi-normal. I'm an accountant and a mom. My husband was an auto mechanic until his back gave out, and now he's a parts clerk — and a dad. We are worried about our children and yours.
By BRIAN O'NEILL
In the past weeks, and less than a month after the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, many strange, at times disturbing, but nonetheless interesting things have happened.
By DENNIS ROBERTS
As alderman of Ward 5, whose boundary includes the greatest part of downtown Urbana, I am naturally highly vested in the vitality of our downtown. I have placed considerable personal time into projects that could add energy to the downtown, and naturally I have great interest in the redevelopment potential of the Urbana Lincoln/Landmark Hotel.
By JAMES GOLASZEWSKI
A piece of University of Illinois heritage is about to be given away, and the transaction has garnered none of the attention usually associated with such events.
By JOHN KINDT
In Illinois, Lincoln's essential premise of "government of the people, by the people and for the people" has been corrupted into "government of the casinos, by the casinos and for the casinos"— as exemplified by the new casino legislation in Senate Bill 7.