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C-U warming centers open as shelter efforts continue

Organizations are working to get a winter emergency shelter for homeless men up and running at a local church.

C-U warming centers open as shelter efforts continue

Just 1 Question: Girls Who Code at Central


Staff writer Nicole Lafond stopped by the Champaign high school club's meeting to ask the sophomores: Why should more women learn how to write code?

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Frank's Faves: Christmas-movie villains

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'You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel ...' 

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Notes-Worthy: Rod and Zac Sickler

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C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with father and son about 'A Christmas Carol,' opening today at The City Center.


The Health Reporter Is In: Dec. 7, 2016

How can parents and grandparents know if their drapes and blinds are safe if they have kids are in the house?

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Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:44am

Shooting threat at G-RF under investigation

Shooting threat at G-RF under investigation

In a note to parents, Superintendent Jean Neal said a high school teacher found a note in the computer lab, threatening to carry out a school shooting in the future.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 6:00am

Portillo's starting construction soon with eye on spring opening

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The popular chain hopes to begin transforming the former HomeTown Buffet location at 2306 N. Prospect Ave. in the next couple weeks.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:30am

Florida man sentenced to prison over credit card scam

Santiago M. Peralta, 25, pleaded guilty to burglary last week before Judge Tom Difanis. 

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:24pm

Urbana man faces drug, weapon charges


Tyren L. Scott, 27, has allegedly been selling heroin from his home.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: A gold-medal posturing performance at UI

The faculty senate's newest resolution shows that members have the moral and physical courage required to embrace empty symbolism that espouses a viewpoint hardly anyone disputes.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 7:00am

Willard hopes Flightstar's new hangar is a big draw

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The 31,000-square-foot facility is meant to service larger aircraft, which could be an incentive for airlines to use those planes for passenger flights in this market.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 7:00am

With Danville fire station closing, city seeks to lower staffing level

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An arbitrator will decide if fewer firefighters can be on duty at any one time; if that doesn't happen, there's no savings.


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