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12 stories of Christmas, Day 6

"He's definitely been a Christmas angel to Garfield."

12 stories of Christmas, Day 6
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Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines, Dec. 18, 2014

Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines, Dec. 18, 2014

Today's numbers: 41, 21, 150,000, 50 and 713.

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Review: Beach Boys at the Virginia

Review: Beach Boys at the Virginia

We asked Terry Hawkins, owner of Skins 'n' Tins, for his take on Monday's Beach Boys concert in Champaign: 

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Wanted: Suspicious character taking milk, cookies

Wanted: Suspicious character taking milk, cookies

 Urbana police detectives were working early Wednesday on the alleged theft of the true meaning of Christmas.

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Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00am

UI prof: Impact of Cuba announcement dramatic for families — and Major League Baseball

UI prof: Impact of Cuba announcement dramatic for families — and Major League Baseball

"There's a lot of anxiety on both ends of the spectrum about how the U.S. government, as well as the Cuban government, will handle this new era."


Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00am

Getting together for the holidays — at the movies

Getting together for the holidays — at the movies

Here, you'll find eight film reviews from movie critic Chuck Koplinski — four for movies opening today, four for those starting Christmas Day.


Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00am

Urbana school board considers renaming Prairie for Williams

Urbana school board considers renaming Prairie for Williams

"I believe every time I hear his name there's a smile that goes with it and a compliment that follows it."


Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Fight not over for school funding

"I think that by this time next year we will be living under a different school funding formula." 


Thu, 12/18/2014 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Dec. 18, 2014

Top of the Morning, Dec. 18, 2014

"I think I'm going to cry."


Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:27pm

200 attend formal hearing on proposed mine

200 attend formal hearing on proposed mine

More than 100 signed up to make comments, and nearly two hours into the hearing, not everyone had made it to the podium.


Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:30pm

LIVE! Hampton

LIVE! Hampton

Kendrick Nunn leads all scorers with a season-high 16 points as Illini win 73-55.


 

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    Notes-Worthy: Champaign-Urbana's Acker

    This week, Paul Wood chats serially with members of Champaign-Urbana’s Acker. Members include Michael Kramer, guitar; Constantin Roman, guitar; Jeremy Marsan, percussion; and Daniel Walton, cello.