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New task force to be implemented

New task force to be implemented

By Stephen Nye

October 27, 2015

A month after a panel on race relations was held featuring Champaign community leaders such as Mayor Deb Feinen and Chief of Police Anthony Cobb, the Champaign County Board approved the creation of a local task force investigating race relations.The Champaign County Board approved the creation in a 1...

Ammons brings experience to the electoral ballot

Ammons brings experience to the electoral ballot

By Eleanor Black

February 24, 2014

As a current member of the Urbana City Council and former member of the Champaign County Board, Carol Ammons has spent six years in elected public service to the Champaign-Urbana community. Now running for representative of the 103rd district, she is looking to widen the scope of that community. Her...

State Sen. Mike Frerichs running for Illinois treasurer

By Eleanor Black

February 4, 2014

State Sen. Michael Frerichs, D-52, officially announced his candidacy for state treasurer last week in a series of events held throughout the state, saying he sees room for improvement regarding investments in Illinois companies, infrastructure, and education. Frerichs will not face a challenge in the ...