Celebrating the achievements and accolades of young adults in East Central Illinois.
Three area youths have been recognized by the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program for making a positive impact in their communities though volunteering.
Today is Wednesday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2014.
There are 182 days left in the year.
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress.
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In 1714, German composer Christoph Willibald Gluck was born in Erasbach.
URBANA — The Urbana High School Alumni Association will have a planning meeting at 5:30 p.m. July 8 at Bunny's Tavern in downtown Urbana to plan the alumni homecoming event in October.
The annual event on Oct. 3 will be for alumni of all classes and take place at the same time as the school's homecoming.
Today is Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Caleb Crede of Urbana and Emily Eisenmenger of Tolono won multiple medals with Team Illinois at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey.
Crede, competing in aquatics, earned a gold medal in the 100 relay, silver in the 25-yard breaststroke, a bronze n the 100 freestyle and finished fourth in the 50 backstroke.
According to an article in the online Genealogy in Time Magazine Newsletter (June 21, 2014), Ancestry.com and Find A Grave both experienced extended website outages recently. They were flooded with fake traffic in what is known as a distributed denial of service attack, a method popular with Internet pirates.
By SARAH SOENKE
CHAMPAIGN — Thad Morrow swirls the wine glass in tight circles in his right hand. Exposed to the air's oxygen, the dark red 2010 Marsannay Pinot Noir bubbles and comes to life — at least for a palate as sophisticated as Morrow's.
She may be an international star, but 2-year-old Kili isn't acting like one around the house.
"It's all about the next time the food bowl is going to get filled," said her owner, Robin Bryan. "And when mom's lap is next available.
"She is clueless about the accolades."
Today is Tuesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2014.
There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada Day.
On July 1, 1944, delegates from 44 countries began meeting at Bretton Woods, N.H., where they agreed to establish the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
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