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Ammons expected to announce bid for Davis' seat

In an email to supporters, she wrote: 'Please log on to my Facebook page (Tuesday) at 12:15 pm for an exciting announcement! ... After my announcement, I will need you to take action.'

Ammons expected to announce bid for Davis' seat
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Getting Personal: Adelaide Aime

Getting Personal: Adelaide Aime

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the 60-year-old social worker and executive director of Rape Advocacy, Counseling and Education Services in Urbana.

Business

Wired In: Ty Newell

Wired In: Ty Newell

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois professor emeritus who has founded three high-tech companies that all involve improving the environment.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: Deep thoughts about eggs, legs and dregs

Everything seems a little more achievable in the spring. The sunshine and warm breeze are such confidence boosters.

A & E

Playing Critic: 'Sexy Brutale' is charming but not challenging

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At its heart, this is a simple puzzle-adventure game, with uncomplicated mechanics and deft storytelling.

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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 4:00pm

Pools open as temps soar

Pools open as temps soar

Monday was the 18th day (of 24) in April with above-average temperatures. The unofficial high at Willard Airport was 77 degrees. The average high for April 24 is 66 degrees.


Mon, 04/24/2017 - 4:00pm

Courage Connection 'in crisis mode'

Champaign agency that helps victims of domestic violence and the homeless says it's on the brink of closing.



Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:00pm

Cubbie Conversation, April 24, 2017

As he mentioned a week ago, there's no reason to panic. Why? Because the Cubs are back where they belong — in first place — says our resident expert, J.J. Lockwood.

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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:00am

New Parkland board member refuses to relinquish posts

New Parkland board member refuses to relinquish posts

The newest member of the Parkland College board, in an exchange of memos with the college's attorney, says she will neither resign as a board member nor give up her faculty position.


Mon, 04/24/2017 - 3:11pm

Charges dropped in November Champaign shooting

Key witness recanted statement about what she saw


Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:00am

19th Ebertfest receives a lovely sendoff

19th Ebertfest receives a lovely sendoff

The five-day event ended Sunday with a heartfelt standing ovation for Jimmy Demers and his pianist brother, Donnie, after they performed Cole Porter's "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," along with two other songs.


Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: Bretz keeping father's memories fresh

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A century ago, an Indiana farm boy didn't know he'd be seeing the world from the trenches, in the muddy battlefields of France, Luxembourg and Germany.


Mon, 04/24/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning: April 24, 2017

Top of the Morning: April 24, 2017

Something to get you going today, courtesy photographer Robin Scholz.


 

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