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Champaign-Springfield-Decatur, Illinois News

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A grand old time From a 5K to a parade to outdoor entertainment to the fireworks, the Champaign County Freedom Celebration went off without a hitch this year. The folks who spent the last 11 months planning the 66th Champaign County Freedom Celebration got what they hoped
News-Gazette.com | 3 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Champaign, Illinois
Citizens aiding law enforcement lauded by state's attorney DECATUR Robert Shafer did not want to get involved when he came across a single-vehicle accident.
Herald-Review.com | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Decatur, Illinois
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Restaurant renaissance: Downtown dining options mushrooms DECATUR In 1983, the year Billy Joel released his hit single, Uptown Girl, and cast himself as a downtown man unwilling to be overlooked, downtown Decatur was in decline.
Herald-Review.com | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Decatur, Illinois
Budget impassed has evolved to a giant game of chicken As the impasse over the state budget has unfolded over the past few weeks, I've had multiple people ask me on a daily basis whether lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner were going to break the logj…
Herald-Review.com | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Decatur, Illinois
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Car lovers get their fill of vintage vehicles in Nelson Park DECATUR With a name like Rod Cuttill, it seemed like he was destined to work on vehicles.
Herald-Review.com | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Decatur, Illinois
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Red, white and blue the order of the day at Fairview pool party DECATUR If you were looking for red, white and blue Saturday, you could find it through the lifeguards, sunblock and blue waters at Fairview Park Pool. The public pool was one of a few place…
Herald-Review.com | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Decatur, Illinois
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Local law enforcement extra vigilant for 4th of July weekend "We are prepared for any problems that we may encounter," said Chief Park Ranger Doug Taylor as residents began to pour into the park.
WANDtv.com | 9 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Decatur, Illinois
Fourth of July Parade 2015 4th_parade.mp4 paradefreeze.jpg The Fourth of July Parade on Kirby/Florida in C-U on Saturday, July 4, 2015. The Fourth of July Parade on Kirby/Florida in C-U on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Videographer/Producer: Robin Scholz
News-Gazette.com | 11 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Champaign, Illinois
East St. Louis paid big legal fees to state senator's firm EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) A published report says cash-strapped East St. Louis paid state Sen. James Clayborne's law firm more than $775,000 in its first year as the city's corporate counsel.
thesouthern.com | 11 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Carbondale, Illinois
Report: Firm fees from Chicago schools borrowing tops $18M CHICAGO Dozens of legal and financial firms have been paid roughly $18 million in fees from borrowing and debt-refinancing deals with Chicago Public Schools since 2011 when Mayor Rahm Emanue…
thesouthern.com | 12 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Carbondale, Illinois