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The now-closed Urbana Landmark Hotel
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Urbana Backs Away From Proposal For Landmark Hotel

The city of Urbana said Monday that it has decided not to pursue a developer’s plan to reopen the Landmark Hotel after receiving a report showing most of the financial commitment would fall to the city.

In a June 22, 2017 photo provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources shows a silver carp that was caught in the Illinois Waterway below T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam, approximately nine miles away from Lake Michigan.
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Live Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan

Fears that the invasive Asian carp could show up in the Great Lakes were renewed, when one of the fish was caught on June 22 near the T.J. O’Brien Lock and Dam in the Little Calumet River, just nine miles from Lake Michigan.