Tim Johnson didn’t just work to help him get that life-saving transplant, said Ryan Louis, but began feverishly pushing Illinois to modernize laws dealing with organ donation.

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Great week at mailbag headquarters, led by an important discovery: High Cross Road is supposed to be Hi Cross Road. Also, new life for the site of an old gas station, another chain restaurant for Campustown, more work on Parkland Way, cannabis prosecutions in Champaign County, detention basins in Urbana and what happens to Lincoln College.

One of our community’s most successful goodwill initiatives continues Friday with the 16th Action Auction at I Hotel and Conference Center.

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The doors are closed for the near-53-year-old facility, an underground campus hub for student studies and service that will soon become a Special Collections Facility for the universities rare books and archives. 

An ongoing shortage of baby formula isn’t yet hitting Champaign County as hard as some other areas, though there are more challenges for parents searching for non-standard formulas needed by babies with health conditions such as allergies and digestive issues, a public health official said Friday.

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