Update: 10:09 pm ILLINOIS -- The state loses millions when teachers leave the job early and a program designed to help keep teachers on board has been eliminated in most districts.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- It's National Mentoring Month.
NATIONAL -- January is National Mentoring Month.
URBANA -- Students at Thomas Paine Elementary School sang their hearts out Wednesday.
DANVILLE -- Big Brothers - Big Sisters in Vermilion County is giving students a boost.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's a relationship some say can change lives and Wednesday, students say 'thank you' to their mentors.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is taking charge in the fight against youth violence.
URBANA -- A barber was robbed at gunpoint, but says he's "thankful" for the experience.
PARIS -- Our Town has had its share of military history.
Dozens of kids will soon get a positive influence in their lives.
CHAMPAIGN-- If you want to make a difference in a child's life, why not become a mentor?
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA- January is national mentor month and we've been celebrating by highlighting pairs from the Champaign Urbana One to One Program.