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Wise has big ambitions as she steps in to chancellor role

     The new Vice President and Chancellor of the University of Illinois says the university needs to make sure it plans for the future if it is going to be successful, especially with ongoing budgetary challenges.
    


Flash index rises to highest level in nearly three years

     The University of Illinois Flash Index has risen to its highest point in nearly three years.


Urbana teacher trains for Ironman Triathlon

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     An Urbana school teacher is looking to inspire his students this weekend as he competes in a grueling athletic event. 

     Tim Ditman has the story.  Click the play icon to listen.

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Mahomet teen gets wish granted by Illini football team

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     A Mahomet teen had his lifelong wish come true this weekend when he got to experience a big Illini football win. 

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Two more cats test positive for Tularemia

     The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District says two more cats have tested positive for the Tularemia disease.
    
     One of those cats is in Champaign.  The other is in Urbana.
    


Champaign Park District gets grant for new rec center

     The Champaign Park District has been awarded a $2.5 million grant that will go towards building a new recreation center.
    


Allerton Park set to get new bridge

     Allerton Park in Monticello will soon have a new bridge at its south entrance.

     On Friday, state and University of Illinois officials gathered for a "bridge breaking" ceremony at the park.


Homecoming parade ready to step off tonight

     This year's University of Illinois Homecoming Parade gets underway tonight at 6 p.m.


New Monticello hospital running smoothly on first day of operation

     Officials at a new hospital in Monticello say the transition to the new facility is going smoothly.

     The new Kirby Medical Center opened Thursday morning.  Since then, hospital staff has been working to transfer patients from the old hospital to the new one.


Urbana mayor stands behind decision to cut visitor's bureau funding

     The mayor of Urbana is standing by her decision to cut funding to the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

     Mayor Laurel Prussing was a guest today on the WDWS NewsTalk 1400-AM morning show with Dave Gentry and Elizabeth Hess.


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