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Chief T-shirt settlement details: UI paying alum $7,500 to halt sales

Ted O'Malley also agreed not to sell similar T-shirts in the future, while the UI has also agreed not to challenge O'Malley's 'Make Illinois Great Again' trademark and to dismiss its trademark lawsuit.

Chief T-shirt settlement details: UI paying alum $7,500 to halt sales
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New to Normal: Snoop Dogg

New to Normal: Snoop Dogg

Rap superstar to play the The Corn Crib in September.

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Trump-Putin summit: Weigh in

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Tell us what you think of the meeting between the two world leaders

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A few words with Centennial High's new principal

A few words with Centennial High's new principal

Chuck Neitzel: 'Our staff here at Centennial really care about kids, and they are willing to do whatever they can to help students become successful.'

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Tom's #Mailbag, July 13, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, July 13, 2018

Neither rain, sleet, snow or high temperatures keep Mailbag readers from asking questions and your Mailbag staff from answering them.

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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 7:00am

Drainage district's clearing work on Salt Fork leaves some residents floored

Drainage district's clearing work on Salt Fork leaves some residents floored

The district's attorney says its decision to level a milelong, 30-foot strip along one bank in the Heather Hills neighborhood was prompted by flooding complaints, but some homeowners say they are 'befuddled' by the work.


Tue, 07/17/2018 - 7:00am

Mahomet-Seymour superintendent's first year pays off with new 5-year deal

Mahomet-Seymour superintendent's first year pays off with new 5-year deal

On Monday night, the school board unanimously signed off on the new contract for Lindsey Hall, which would see her current salary of $187,960 rise to $215,790 by the final year.



Tue, 07/17/2018 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | Union effectiveness the issue in wake of Janus ruling

Both labor and management are scrambling to protect their interests in this longstanding labor and legal battle.


Tue, 07/17/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, July 17, 2018

Top of the Morning, July 17, 2018

Addilyn Bent-Perzee's first 24 hours as Little Miss Champaign County Fair featured a pizza party at home, an appearance on WCIA and cheer practice in Mahomet. The whirlwind schedule didn't faze the 9-year-old from Fisher a bit.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:49pm

Agriculture giant Nutrien buying Champaign startup Agrible for $63 million

Agriculture giant Nutrien buying Champaign startup Agrible for $63 million

Canada-based Nutrien, until recently known as Crop Production Services, said it plans to keep Agrible and its 55 employees in Champaign, where it has office space in the University of Illinois Research Park.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:32pm

Paxton man ticketed in two-vehicle accident that killed Loda woman

Paxton man ticketed in two-vehicle accident that killed Loda woman

Court records show Kevin Patterson, 46, is accused of not wearing a seat belt, disregarding a stop sign and driving on a revoked license. He's due in court Aug. 15.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 4:39pm

Champaign man arrested in Kentucky in March murder

Champaign man arrested in Kentucky in March murder

U.S. marshals arrested Cornelius Freeman, 39, on Monday in the March 8 fatal shooting of Micheal White, 26, of Chicago on Sunset Drive near Bloomington Road in Champaign.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 1:58pm

UI student accused of pointing pellet gun at cops pleads not guilty

UI student accused of pointing pellet gun at cops pleads not guilty

Samuel Applebaum, a senior from Flossmoor, was formally charged Monday with disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to a $25,000 fine and one to three years in prison.


 
 

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