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That's what they said

On Oct. 17, 13 women of diverse backgrounds will take the Virginia Theatre stage to tell their stories as part of That's What She Said, presented by Christie Clinic. Starting at 7 p.m., the show anchors the three-day She Said Lady Fest, which will offer events for girls and women, most of them taking place in downtown Champaign.

Top of the morning, Oct. 4, 2015

He's part Rambo, part Springsteen, able to play the xylophone one moment and drop down for one-handed pushups the next.

Area history, Oct. 3, 2015

Today is Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Active Aging: Tuscola Hall of Famer always on the go

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of local profiles highlighting Active Aging Week, which started Sunday and runs through Saturday.

Atlanta: The rest of the story

It is probably the largest and most popular antique venue in Atlanta. It is called the 14th Street Antiques Market at 530 14th St., N.W. They can be reached at 404-325-4660, and more information can be found at 14thstreetantiques.com.

Top of the morning, Oct. 3, 2015

Dave Max, a Cornhuskers fan since Bob Devaney's first season in 1962, remembers watching his favorite team's last visit to C-U on TV — and liking what he saw.

"At halftime they honored Dick Butkus," he said. "He wasn't happy with the halftime score of 38-7. I doubt there will be a repeat of that game this year."

Area history, Oct. 2, 2015

Today is Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1915: 100 girls, principally freshmen, were bid to the 10 University of Illinois sororities at noon today and had accepted their bids by 3 p.m. Delta Gamma led the way with 13 pledges. Alpha Chi Omega had 10.

Top of the morning, Oct. 2, 2015

No, Dick Butkus doesn't own Dick's Sporting Goods. But he is making an appearance there next week.

The Illinois and Chicago Bears linebacker legend will he signing autographs during the grand opening of the store at Champaign's Market Place Mall. He's scheduled to appear from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 9.

Why bring Dick to Dick's?

Area history, Oct. 1, 2015

Today is Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Active Aging: Reading is 'in my DNA'

Editor's note: This is the fourth in a weeklong series of local profiles highlighting Active Aging Week, which started Sunday and runs through Saturday.

CHAMPAIGN — One month shy of her 84th birthday, Addie Williams has no intention of ever retiring from her job with the Unit 4 school district.