Neighbors: EIU, UI Springfield dean's lists

Eastern Illinois University

The following area students were named to the dean's list at Eastern Illinois University for the spring semester.

Argenta: Jaelen Myers

Arthur: Alanna Dukeman

Atwood: Nicholas Appleby, Shlby Helfrich

Broadlands: Kirsten Place

Catlin: Ryan Isenhower, Brandon Spencer

Illinois Ancestors: Scots-Irish research easier with guide

What is Scots-Irish? Where did they settle in America? Where did they come from?

Area history, July 22, 2014

In 1914, the Champaign City Council seems to be headed toward requiring that all horse-drawn vehicles traveling city streets be required to carry lights at night, the same as automobiles and bicycles.

Family Checkbook: Finding and using valuable resources

By Kathy Sweedler

As we move through our lives, different challenges and needs tend rise. In my own family, our needs have changed over time.

When I had young children, I was concerned with finding quality child care and used clothing and toys. As family members aged, we needed home delivery of meals, medical care support and transportation services.

You've got mail (from 1941)

Lilian Katz is known the world over for teaching parents and teachers about the minds of young children.

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This day in history: July 22, 2014

Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014.

There are 162 days left in the year.

Today's highlight:

On July 22, 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago's Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie "Manhattan Melodrama."

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This day in history: July 21, 2014

Today is Monday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2014. There are 163 days left in the year.

Today's highlights in history:

On July 21, 1944, American forces landed on Guam during World War II, capturing it from the Japanese some three weeks later. The Democratic national convention in Chicago nominated Sen. Harry S. Truman to be vice president.

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Area history, July 21, 2014

In 1914, the mystery surrounding the disappearance of 9-year-old Katherine Winters from her home in Newscastle, Ind., a year ago remains unsolved. A body exhumed from Mount Hope Cemetery in Champaign on Sunday was identified by N.M. Larry as his daughter, Marjorie Louise, who died in Jacksonville, Fla., in January 1913 at the age of 3 years and 4 months.

Top of the Morning, July 21, 2014: From the archives

It's so cliche to call Allerton Park a jewel, but cliches get that way for a reason.

Ask folks around here for their favorite public places and Allerton is always on the short list. It gets 100,000 visitors a year.

Allen co-writes guide for women in 'sandwich generation'

CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign financial adviser recently cowrote a guide to help "sandwich generation" women care for aging relatives while also tending to children.

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