CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The 41 honorary street-name signs around Champaign now can’t stay up more than 10 years and the lifespan of the first one to go expired Sunday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A subsidiary of Sony Corporation that focuses on biotechnology is closing its operations on the University of Illinois campus and moving to California.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A house that conservative political commentator George Will sold to the University of Illinois has been bought by former 1970s radical James Kilgore and his wife.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn believes approvals a central Illinois county gave to a landfill did not include the potential storage of toxic PCBs the facility’s owner now wants to store.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A sculpture of Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert that sits outside a theater where he watched movies as a child will be dedicated.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A sculpture of famed film critic Roger Ebert was set in place back in April outside the Champaign theater that hosted the annual Ebertfest film festival. This week it will become permanent.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — An eastern Illinois man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for slashing the throat of a University of Illinois professor at a Champaign train station in 2011.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The State Universities Retirement System now says a troublesome piece of last year’s state pension-reform law may not cut retirees’ pensions after all.