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Longtime Illinois volleyball fans happy to share road to Final Four

The Illini will have plenty of members of the Illini Networkers behind them this weekend in Minneapolis, as well as members of the Spike Squad student section, despite the fact that finals begin this week and run through Saturday.

Longtime Illinois volleyball fans happy to share road to Final Four
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Are We There Yet? | Among the Elm Boulevard treetops, a star is born

Are We There Yet? | Among the Elm Boulevard treetops, a star is born

Scott Pickard never lost his love of climbing. So when he found himself with idle time during a two-week vacation in 2002, just before Christmas, he looked up at the 70-foot hemlock tree outside the family home and got an idea.

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Election 2019: It's filing time in the cities

Election 2019: It's filing time in the cities

Monday marked the first day of the weeklong filing period for a slew of area races on the ballot in the April 2 consolidated election. News-Gazette Media's reporters will track the filings as they happen. Here's the latest:

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Top of the Morning, Dec. 9, 2018

Top of the Morning, Dec. 9, 2018

'Somebody looked out for me when I was younger. I want to do the same.'

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2016 Cold Case: Urbana bank robberies

2016 Cold Case: Urbana bank robberies

Police still are looking for the armed suspect who knocked off the same bank three months apart.

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Tue, 12/11/2018 - 3:27pm

Appeals court overturns Rantoul man's convictions for molesting girls

Appeals court overturns Rantoul man's convictions for molesting girls

Last week, the Fourth District Appellate Court ruled that Champaign County Judge Tom Difanis erred when he declined to order separate trials for Larry Hayden, 52, on charges for each victim. A hearing date for a new trial has not yet been set.


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 4:24pm

Champaign man facing robbery charges in incident after traffic accident

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The incident happened about 11 a.m. Sunday at Florida and Cottage Grove avenues in Urbana.



Tue, 12/11/2018 - 7:00am

Potential jurors in Christensen trial getting 31 pages of questions

Potential jurors in Christensen trial getting 31 pages of questions

The questionnaire is much longer than in a typical case, but as University of Illinois Law professor Andrew Leipold said, 'Capital cases are always different.'


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:47am

Coroner identifies victim in Danville fatal shooting

Jane McFadden said Austin R. Camareno, 19, of Danville was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center.


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:12am

Driver who went around crossing arms escapes serious injury when train hits car

The woman admitted going around the arms, which were down, because she feared running out of gas. Her car was heavily damaged.


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 7:00am

UI's second solar farm will make it 'second to none' among U.S. universities

UI's second solar farm will make it 'second to none' among U.S. universities

Physics Professor Scott Willenbrock, who recently served as a provost's fellow for sustainability, briefed the Academic Senate about the project Monday, saying it will help the campus meet its goal of generating 5 percent of its energy needs from renewable sources.


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign council to re-evaluate how ordinance violations are handled

The discussion comes in the wake of a Champaign County judge's decision almost a year ago to quash thousands of outstanding warrants, leaving the city with the task of resolving 1,800 open cases.


Tue, 12/11/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana council gives initial approval for solar-farm lease deal

The lease-option agreement with San Jose, Calif.-based Sunpower DevCo, which will allow it apply for state solar incentives next year, now moves to a final vote at the next council meeting.


 
 

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