URBANA — What's the common bond of most innovators and entrepreneurs?
According to Nuvixa founder Sanjay Patel, they're "foolish enough to try things they shouldn't be trying" and have "the stubbornness of mind" to persist in those efforts.
On Thursday, Patel and 10 other entrepreneurial leaders won awards for their work at the seventh annual Innovation Celebration.
DANVILLE — Dr. Walker L. Robinson, physician adviser at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, will speak at the 47th Lincoln-Douglass-King Banquet on Saturday.
Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Danville is hosting the banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Days Hotel, 77 N. Gilbert St., Danville. The ticket donation for the banquet is $25.
CHAMPAIGN — Sometimes sick kids and their families need more than modern medicine can provide: They need relief from the stress of being in the hospital.
And for stress relief, some say there's nothing like the calming notes of harps.
CHAMPAIGN — A nationally prominent journalist will again be the keynote speaker for the University of Illinois commencement this spring.
News analyst Cokie Roberts, a political commentator for ABC News, will deliver the commencement address at both campuswide ceremonies on May 13 at the Assembly Hall, the UI announced Wednesday.
URBANA — Saying that James R. Burgess was “even-handed” as a prosecutor and “a man of integrity,” supporters asked on Monday night that the city council support renaming the federal courthouse in his honor.
Last week, I answered some frequently asked questions about multiple coupons. In this week's column, another beginner has a question about coupon overage — when the value of a coupon exceeds the cost of the item you're trying to purchase.