SPRINGFIELD -- An Illinois House committee approved legislation allowing same-sex marriage in Illinois.
The bill, which was approved by the Senate earlier this month, now moves to the full House.
SPRINGFIELD -- State representatives Tuesday approved a number of amendments to a concealed-carry law (HB 1155
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for DeWitt and McLean Counties until noon Wednesday. The advisory calls for snow and freezing drizzle. Accumulations of 1 to 2 inches of snow is expected Tuesday evening into Wednesday morning. Total snow amounts are expected to be 4 to 5 inches by noon on Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD — Two of the 27 amendments to a statewide concealed carry bill (HB 1155) that will be considered in the Illinois House this week are sponsored by state Rep. Naomi Jakobsson, D-Urbana.
Local writer, poet and University of Illinois graduate and faculty member Steve Davenport has a new book of poetry on the scene: "Overpass."
This past weekend, I took home three books that received great reviews and looked interesting after reading the blurb on the inside flap.
Every day, hundreds of thousands of us are preoccupied with keeping up a civil if not loving relationship with our parents.
In this poem, Mark Irwin (who lives in Colorado) does a beautiful job in portraying, in a dreamlike manner, the complexities of just one of those relationships.
Mother came to visit today. We hadn't seen each other in years. Why didn't
"Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel" (Dial Press, 2012) by Carol Rifka Brunt is a coming of age story of love, grief and renewal as two lonely people become unlikely friends.
Monday, March 4
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Bodnar, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.
RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Services of Champaign County.