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13th District Decision Preview: Wassink and Clarke

13th District Decision Preview: Wassink and Clarke: Play now!

     On Saturday, Republican leaders in the new 13th Congressional District will choose the nominee who will replace Tim Johnson of Urbana on the November ballot.
    

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Champaign veteran recounts Pearl Harbor

     Seventy years ago, our national security changed forever when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor to ignite World War II.  DWS news reporter Tim Ditman has the story on one Champaign veteran who's life was thrown into a state of confusion after the attack.


Police review board working for Urbana

Police review board working for Urbana: Play now!

    With some people calling for a citizens police review board in Champaign following another alleged incident of police brutality, officials in Urbana say a review board has been a good thing for their city.  WDWS news reporter Michael Kiser has the story.

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Champaign City Council hears accusations against police

Champaign City Council hears accusations against police: Play now!

    Champaign Mayor Don Gerard says the city had no choice but to give community members an opportunity to voice their concerns following an alleged beating of a black teenager by a Champaign police officer.  WDWS news reporter Michael Kiser reports.

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Libyan-born UI professor relieved for home country upon Gadhafi's death

Libyan-born UI professor relieved for home country upon Gadhafi's death: Play now!

    For one University of Illinois professor, the death of Moammar Gadhafi means a lot more than it would to most Americans.  WDWS news reporter Tim Ditman has the story.

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Urbana School Board nixes proposed cell tower

Urbana School Board nixes proposed cell tower: Play now!

A proposed cell phone tower on the Urbana School District campus is no more.  WDWS news reporter Tim Ditman has the story.  Click the "play" icon to listen.

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Parkland debuts online tuition calculator

     Students who will be attending Parkland College in Champaign have a new way to find out how much they'll have to pay.


UI professor remembers Steve Jobs as a pioneer

     Just days after his passing, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs is already being remembered in Champaign as a pioneer in the world of technology. 


FutureGen not affected by closure of power plant

     Representatives of the FutureGen Alliance and Ameren Energy Resources Company say the closure of the Meredosia power plant in western Illinois is not expected to affect the FutureGen 2.0 project.
    


Convention and Visitor's Bureau looking to prove its worth

    The President and CEO of the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau says the bureau is keeping track of events in the area and their economic impact on the county.


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