ARTHUR -- We all have our own challenges. But sometimes, our most difficult times reveal our true strength. That's been the case for one woman who lives in Arthur named Connie.
Update: 10:25 pm, 1/15/14, Wednesday PAXTON -- Some medical bills for a teen battling cancer will be paid in full thanks to support from her community.
WHITE HEATH -- These Kids to Know are banding together to help their janitor who's sick.
DECATUR -- Students at Decatur Christian School are "Standing by Silas."
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is calling attention to pancreatic cancer during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November.
ST. JOSEPH -- You've heard of No Shave November? It's men giving their razors a break to raise awareness about cancer.
DECATUR -- The Macon County Sheriff's Department is looking different; hairy even!
CHAMPAIGN -- An area high school teacher fighting cancer got some unexpected support from her students.
CHAMPAIGN -- A local business is doing something to make a difference.
BISMARCK -- One rule in life is to fight and not give up whether you're running a race or battling cancer.
TOLONO -- An entire community is better for one high school student who is Taking Action.
NATIONAL -- New research states being married may help improve your chances of surviving cancer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hospitals can be cold and sometimes lonely, but inside Christie Clinic, one woman is spreading warmth and love.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are breaking a sweat to honor a boy who died this spring.
CHAMPAIGN -- September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It's the second leading cause of death among children.
COLES COUNTY -- A local group wants to fulfill wishes of cancer patients.
WESTVILLE -- Sebastian Starkey is just 10-years old, but he's already wise beyond his years. No one knows that better than his mom.
HOOPESTON -- This Kid to Know from Our Town remembers doing everything she really likes to do even after spending almost two years of her life in the hospital.
ST. JOSEPH -- Our Town is putting on a benefit to help a girl battling cancer.
MONTICELLO -- The Kirby Cancer Lifeguard Team raised the most money for Piatt County's Relay for Life.
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MONTICELLO -- Miles of walking helped raise thousands of dollars for cancer research.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- New research done on campus could help treat cancer patients.
MONTICELLO -- A woman is using her artistic skills to help others.
ATWOOD -- Students at Atwood-Hammond Elementary broke a sweat to help stop cancer.
CHAMPAIGN -- Runners had their first taste of triumph Friday as the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon kicked off.
ARTHUR -- Running for a reason during the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon.
One brave student is shaving-off her long locks for the St. Baldrick's Fundraiser.
TUSCOLA -- A teacher will get a special haircut from a special student.
URBANA -- The Fighting Illini is joining the fight against cancer.
CHICAGO -- Film critic Roger Ebert says he's battling cancer again.
ST. JOSEPH -- Friends and family spread support for Murelle Plotner through Twitter and try to make her dreams come true.
CHAMPAIGN -- A cancer patient's final wish was granted Friday.
URBANA -- A UI student turns her own family's tragedy into triumph.
FORSYTH -- A group hopes to put an end to breast cancer, one woman at a time.
WINDSOR -- A special student is giving Windsor High School a cause to cheer for.
WESTVILLE -- The fire department lost one of its own.
CHAMPAIGN -- You can support the Illini while helping put a stop to cancer.
ST. JOSEPH -- Imagine going to the eye doctor for blurry vision, and within two hours, you're being sent to the E.R. to be tested for cancer.
The St. Joe Community and middle school come together to help an 8th grader before her bone marrow transplant.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police are helping out a 5-year-old boy in Virginia. His name is Nathan Norman and he was diagnosed with brain cancer when he was two.
SAVOY -- Richard Burwash died Saturday.
URBANA -- A Mahomet family is using their tragedy to help others.
LINCOLN -- A boy scout troop is using its annual fundraiser to help one of its won.
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illini Soccer Team took on the Michigan State Spartans Thursday.
OKAW VALLEY CUSD 302 -- All schools in the district will be closed Tuesday, September 11.
ATWOOD -- A family works to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
CHAMPAIGN -- More people than ever are celebrating being cancer free.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are rockin' out at a local bar to help a young girl battling a deadly disease.
SULLIVAN -- Our Town Sullivan is hosting Relay for Life.