May 25, 2014

US Honors Veterans Over Memorial Day Weekend

The nation is marking Memorial Day weekend with somber ceremonies, flag planting at cemeteries and parades while President Barack Obama makes a surprise trip to Afghanistan to visit U.S. troops.  

May 25, 2014

Bus Service Cancelled For Memorial Day

Monday is Memorial Day, which means Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District, Danville Mass Transit and Decatur Public Transit are not providing bus service today.

Shooting Star

(Phil Terzian/AP)

May 23, 2014

New Meteor Shower May Be Huge, Starts Tonight

The nation could be in for a big show late Friday night as a new meteor shower makes its way across the skies. And—you don’t have to travel far to see it. 

May 23, 2014

Shimkus Calls For VA Sec. Shinseki to Step Down

Illinois 15th Dis. Congressman John Shimkus (R-Collinsville) says he considers Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki a personal friend whom he respects. But Shimkus says Shinseki needs to step down, amid allegations of delayed treatment and deaths in the V-A’s health system.

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