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Deborah Feinen sworn in as Champaign Mayor

Deborah Frank Feinen smiles as she walks into the room to be greeted by her supporters and interviewed by the media at the Brookens Center on Tuesday.

By Caeli Cleary

May 10, 2015

By Caeli clearystaff writerAfter winning the mayoral elections with 41 percent of the votes, Feinen was sworn in last week.Just over than a month after Deborah Feinen won the Champaign mayoral election with 41 percent of the vote, she was sworn into office as the official mayor of the city of Champai...

Downtown Champaign to light up for Parade of Lights

Santa Claus makes an appearance at last year's Parade of Lights, held in downtown Champaign on Nov. 30. 

By Mara Shapiro

November 28, 2014

With December quickly approaching, it's out with Thanksgiving and in with Christmas and the holiday season. The Champaign Center Partnership will host the 14th annual Parade of Lights on Saturday, with activities starting at 5 p.m. and the parade starting at 6 pm. "When people think of downtown Cham...