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CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University has struggled with declining enrollment in the past few years, but there's a program that's growing: a minor in entrepreneurship.
UPDATE: Friday, March 6, 5:58 PM
URBANA -- A woman is going to do more crazy challenges for her birthday.
MATTOON -- Historic and new tractors are on display already at the Cross County Mall.
MATTOON -- A Coles County group is trying to bridge gaps in the community.
URBANA -- Investigators say they have pulled a body of a missing person from Crystal Lake in Urbana today.
CHICAGO -- If you're in the market for real estate, we might have just the place for you.
DANVILLE -- A middle school show choir is headed to Disney World, but their trip has been far from magical so far.
Update: 10:01 pm, 3/5/15, Thursday
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police say three people arrested for drugs were ready to help others celebrate "Unofficial St. Patrick's Day."
Latest: 6:04 pm, 3/5/15, Thursday
SULLIVAN -- Police aren't releasing much information about the murder of a woman Wednesday.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- For the past 15 years, leaders say poverty trends haven't been good and they could be getting worse.
CHAMPAIGN -- Union president Cathy Mannen says they want to encourage teachers to do their own research and go to the polls.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's National Sleep Awareness Week.
DECATUR -- Police are investigating the passing of counterfeit money.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 is being recognized by the Illinois Policy Institute for its transparency.
Latest: 4:50 pm, 3/5/15, Thursday
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- Two police officers will not face criminal charges after shooting and killing a man two months ago.
SPRINGFIELD -- Three people are being sought for felony retail theft.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters took time out of their busy day to recognize one of their own.
JACKSONVILLE -- Two people were arrested after a search warrant was executed at an apartment in the 200-block of East Beecher, Wednesday night.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- It's the last game of the season and senior night for the Illini.
URBANA -- People got the chance to see a rare performance Wednesday night.
Update: 10:07 pm
URBANA -- There's now a plan to get rid of the geese problem at Crystal Lake Park.
MACON COUNTY -- People driving on I-72 now have the chance to remember a fallen officer.
Update: 10:05 pm
PAXTON -- People are surprised to hear about a mobile meth lab.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters say their current space is barely big enough for the truck they have now.
URBANA -- The Champaign County Nursing Home was built about nine years ago, but it already has a few problems.
VERMILION COUNTY -- An area bridge will soon honor a former Illinois lawmaker.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The State Farm Center will be rocking Wednesday night as the Illini host Nebraska.
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LAKE SHELBYVILLE -- A rundown, state-owned resort may get a much-needed facelift.
Update: 4:56 pm, 3/4/15, Wednesday
CHAMPAIGN -- A woman hit by an MTD bus has lost her leg and is still in the hospital.
Update: 3:41 pm, 3/4/15, Wednesday
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- UI students will decide what to do with their MTD bus service.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI made yet another list, but many aren't so sure the school needs this type of recognition.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- New businesses in the area are being honored for their hard work.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man faces weapons charges for his involvement in a shooting.
DECATUR -- The city is getting a new manager. Timothy Gleason will be taking over.
CHAMPAIGN -- MTD seems to be the unofficial ride for students this weekend.
URBANA -- City leaders are trying to bring new jobs and businesses to the area.
MAHOMET -- A Champaign County district is ranked one of the top in the state.
DANVILLE -- Kindergarteners got a life lesson while watching chicks hatch in their classroom.
WESTVILLE -- A K-9 has a new suit of armor.
Update: 5:54 pm, 3/3/15, Tuesday
URBANA -- The votes are in and the people have spoken when it comes to the Boneyard Creek Improvements Project.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI is setting and meeting sustainability goals.
CHAMPAIGN -- Eighth graders from the Next Generation School taught kindergarteners to make bouncy balls.
ILLINOIS -- A disease which is killing bats across the country has made its way to Illinois.
URBANA -- Business owners hope the weather will clear up so people can enjoy some local spots.
VERMILION COUNTY -- Volunteers feed the hungry despite the weather.
CHAMPAIGN -- Talks about Narcan came at a good time for Central Illinois.
Update: 10:23 pm, 3/2/15, Monday
CHARLESTON -- It's been more than a year of searching for a new leader.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Several eyesores are still standing.
CHAMPAIGN -- Warmer temperatures could cause other weather-related problems, including flooding.
ILLINOIS - Nearly 2,500 women were released from prison in Illinois last year. Some lawmakers are trying to help them get back on their feet.
ILLINOIS--In 2011, Illinois became the 16th state to abolish the death penalty.
SPRINGFIELD -- Newly appointed State Representative Avery Bourne is the youngest person ever to hold a seat in the Illinois General Assembly.
ILLINOIS – More help could be on the way for veterans if a bill sponsored by Senator Dick Durbin passes through Congress.
ILLINOIS -- The choke-hold has been a controversial police procedure, especially with the recent death of Eric Garner at the hands of officers in New York.
Update: 5:35 pm, 3/5/15, Thursday
ILLINOIS -- The General Assembly is still looking for ways to help with education funding.
ILLINOIS -- If you're in the market for a new vehicle, you might want to check the calendar before heading out the door.
ILLINOIS -- Not all parents want to let their kids take the new Common Core State Test.
ILLINOIS- Senate Dems say they’ve had enough with delay on fixing budget shortfalls and are an seeking alternative solution.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are getting involved in a fight between the UI and a one-time professor.
ILLINOIS -- Bruce Rauner is a new governor, but he has the same old problems.
ILLINOIS -- When it comes to police, cities could get less money from the state and the governor's plan could leave some doing more work.
ILLINOIS – A staggering new statistic was revealed about Illinois’s education funding during a house committee hearing on the subject.
ILLINOIS -- Your food packaging could soon look different if lawmakers pass a bill requiring genetically-modified foods be labeled.
ILLINOIS -- There's a new push for clean drinking water.
ILLINOIS -- Former governor Pat Quinn is collecting a pretty penny in pension payments.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers and community leaders are talking about a serious and deadly liver disease.
ILLINOIS -- For many, the topic of suicide is uncomfortable. People don't like to talk about it.
ILLINOIS- The tough choices in Bruce Rauner’s budget include a program helping keep the disabled in their own homes.
ILLINOIS -- Heroin overdoses are on the rise around the state.
ILLINOIS -- Some kids dream about becoming doctors; others becoming teachers.
SPRINGFIELD -- Soon enough, the snow will melt and flowers will bloom, but law enforcement says warmer weather also means an increase in copper theft.
ILLINOIS -- The end of February means the end of Black History Month; a time to learn about so many who have made an impact on the world.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers are trying to help people get back into the workforce.
ILLINOIS -- Former governors are honored at the State Capitol.
ILLINOIS -- The state is working hard to prevent similar situations like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary.
ILLINOIS – Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget puts a successful program for foster children on the chopping block to help close Illinois’s multi-billion dollar deficit.
ILLINOIS -- Lawmakers are proposing softer punishments for smoking pot illegally.
ILLINOIS -- The state is struggling to pay its bills, but one lawmaker says he has a plan.
Update: 4:39 pm, 2/26/15, Thursday
ILLINOIS -- Advocates for the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) are back at the Capitol.
ILLINOIS -- Some lawmakers want to make the state healthier by taxing soda.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois prisons are overcrowded and cost billions, but could a new program help keep people out of jail and save taxpayers money?
ILLINOIS -- People have been able to carry concealed firearms in the state for just over a year, but the list of place you can't take them may be growing.
ILLINOIS -- It's been a week since Governor Bruce Rauner's budget address and he's back in the Capital City.
ILLINOIS -- The state is helping people with autism get better library services.
SPRINGFIELD -- The city is getting a new mayor, but we don't know who yet.
ILLINOIS -- Students receiving state aid could pay the price, plus interest, for moving out of state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Like many state agencies, fire departments across Illinois are getting burned from budget cuts.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois' unemployment rate has fallen more than two percent since last year, but some are still out of work.
ILLINOIS -- Long hours on the road can lead to a need for fuel and not the kind you put in your car.
ILLINOIS -- Governor Bruce Rauner proposed spending millions more on K - 12 education.
ILLINOIS -- Smokers haven't been banned from lighting up in their cars for seven years, but a new bill could change that.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new bill could keep the city's high-speed rail project on track.
ILLINOIS -- Following what was the most expensive governor's race in Illinois history, some lawmakers want to level the playing field.
ILLINOIS -- Universities aren't the only ones to feel the effects of the new governor's new budget.
ILLINOIS -- Students in Illinois may not be able to afford Economics 101 as a result of Governor Bruce Rauner's budget plans.
ILLINOIS -- Not everyone agrees with Governor Bruce Rauner's plan for the budget.
ILLINOIS -- A new bill could help save money and bring tens of thousands of jobs to the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Several state workers got a scare Thursday afternoon.
ILLINOIS -- Gunshots at shooting ranges could soon sound a little muffled.