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Illinois coach dishes on Cockburn's arrival, Giorgi's role next season, Tevian Jones and more

Underwood: 'I'm excited as heck'
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Tom's #Mailbag, June 14, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, June 14, 2019

Humane society, hockey, history, Hardee's, holes in parking lots and the harvest of trees are among the items in this week's Mailbag.

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Top of the Morning, June 15, 2019

Top of the Morning, June 15, 2019

A proud UI contingent was on hand Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., as Howard Milton, senior associate athletic director for development, picked up his 'Fundraiser of the Year' award from the National Association of Athletic Development Directors.

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Clergy Corner, June 14, 2019

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In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell talks with the Rev. Jason Schiller, pastor of Presbyterian churches in Tolono and Philo.

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'Forget about it. It is not solvable'

'Forget about it. It is not solvable'

The Chief Illiniwek drama continues at the University of Illinois. It's one of several topics tackled by Loren Tate in 'Inside Illini Basketball'

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Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:32am

Fire destroys school building in Rankin

Fire destroys school building in Rankin

The cause of the fire was not immediately known, and an investigator for the Illinois State Fire Marshal's Office was called to assist in the investigation.


Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:00am

'They will never find her': Court hears what Christensen said at victim's vigil

'They will never find her': Court hears what Christensen said at victim's vigil

While Yingying Zhang's family was trying to raise awareness of her disappearance, her accused kidnapper and killer was drinking alcohol from a water bottle, cracking jokes and bragging about how gruesomely he killed her.



Sat, 06/15/2019 - 7:00am

Community Blood Services teaming with e-sports group to get more millennial donors

The hope is by linking video-gaming events with blood donation, younger adults will donate blood not just once but continue to be donors, said spokesman Kirby Winn.


Sat, 06/15/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 15, 2019

Top of the Morning, June 15, 2019

A proud UI contingent was on hand Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., as Howard Milton, senior associate athletic director for development, picked up his 'Fundraiser of the Year' award from the National Association of Athletic Development Directors.


Fri, 06/14/2019 - 7:48pm

3.5 years for Champaign woman accused of injuring infant in her care

3.5 years for Champaign woman accused of injuring infant in her care

Veteran day-care provider Debbie May, 59, maintains she did not shake or hit Rowen Kaeding but pleaded guilty to doing so to avoid a lengthy prison sentence in the event a jury did not believe her.


Fri, 06/14/2019 - 9:09pm

Teen accused of fatally shooting friend to be examined by psychiatrist

Teen accused of fatally shooting friend to be examined by psychiatrist

Judge Heidi Ladd agreed Friday to the request by Assistant Public Defender Andrea Bergstrom on behalf of her 15-year-old client, charged with involuntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm in connection with the death of Elijha Booker, 14.


Fri, 06/14/2019 - 6:23pm

North Prospect businesses use backup power after car hits utility pole

North Prospect businesses use backup power after car hits utility pole

No one was hurt or ticketed in the accident, which took place at 12:48 p.m. near the intersection of Baytowne Drive. Ameren spokeswoman Kelly Hendrickson said it affected a handful of businesses for about two hours.


Fri, 06/14/2019 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, June 14, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, June 14, 2019

Humane society, hockey, history, Hardee's, holes in parking lots and the harvest of trees are among the items in this week's Mailbag.


 
 

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