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It's Your Business: Downtown Danville business changes name

With partner Anne Kessler leaving the business, Dawn Blacksher plans to go it alone as sole owner of her crafts store.

Iowa picks president; provost staying at UI

IOWA CITY - University of Illinois Provost Richard Herman will be staying at the UI.

Guess who is quietly sneaking back into our state?

Bobcats and cougars and wolves, oh my!

Police seek info in Dec. 31 killing

CHAMPAIGN - Crimestoppers of Champaign County is seeking help in finding the person responsible for killing a man in Urbana on New Year's Eve.

Lakeside´s fate set; redevelopment still at issue

URBANA - Lillie Walker, 72, has been a resident of Lakeside Terrace apartments in Urbana for 22 years.

Champaign publisher thinking outside the book

CHAMPAIGN - Sports Publishing is toying with a strategy that could prove unpopular with readers.

Making the dream affordable

CHAMPAIGN - Burch Village, the public housing complex on Bradley Avenue at Fourth Street, has seen a lot of living in its 52 years.

Digging up past without shovel

On the surface, the piece of ground at Fort Riley looks like a typical Kansas field.

For fans, police alike, a Bear of a season

CHAMPAIGN - John Piland, the Chicago Bears fan, is somewhat sad to see the football season come to an end. John Piland, the state's attorney of Champaign County, is not.

Doctor suing over board appointees

SPRINGFIELD - A LeRoy physician and attorney is attempting to sue Gov. George Ryan and the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board, claiming a vote that killed his plans for a $5 million outpatient surgery center project in Urbana was invalid.