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?Representative Davis voices opposition to Obama’s gun control action

By MaryCate Most January 6, 2016

By MaryCate MostAssistant News EditorFollowing President Barack Obama’s emotional address about new gun control measures, Illinois 13th district representative Rodney Davis reiterated his opposition...

13th congressional district candidates discuss economy, student financial aid

By Eleanor Black February 21, 2014

Candidates running for the 13th congressional district met Thursday night for a public forum to discuss both national and local issues.   The forum began with the Republican candidates Michael Firsching,...

Fast-food workers around the country are on strike again in 100 cities with supporters rallying in 100 more last Thursday, marking over a year of sustained unrest among low-wage workers in the US.  This time members of the Central Illinois community will rally in support of their effort to improve their lives, known as the ‘Fight for $15.’ The group gathered at McDonald’s on Neil and Kirby in Champaign at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Local food service workers rally for increase in minimum wage

By Eleanor Black December 6, 2013

Despite the cold, Champaign-Urbana community members stood outside the McDonald’s, located at 1605 S. Neil St., carrying signs and chanting phrases such as, “Keep your burgers, keep your fries, make...

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