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Urbana details street closings for marathon

The city will restrict parking and close several streets to through traffic for the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon on Saturday.

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Go Figure, April 24, 2018

Go Figure, April 24, 2018

A numerical look at local headlines. Today: Expenses approved by the Champaign school board; donated trees for Urbana to plant; and the Urbana Fire Department's stellar rating from the Insurance Services Office.

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Illini baseball team not in ‘Dark Ages’ when it comes to analytics

Illini baseball team not in ‘Dark Ages’ when it comes to analytics

Kameron Wells, a graduate student, Charlie Young, an undergraduate, and Illinois emeritus professor Alan Nathan spearheading the project.

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Getting Personal: Elizabeth Singer

Getting Personal: Elizabeth Singer

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University Laboratory High School senior who is involved in everything from the safety of students to robotics.

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Just Askin' | Change of fortune for Gordmans

Just Askin' | Change of fortune for Gordmans

Did the Champaign retailer ever close?

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Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:08pm

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Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00am

Five-story luxury development on North Neil breaking ground this week

Five-story luxury development on North Neil breaking ground this week

The site at 520 N. Neil St. will have first-floor retail, fifth-floor office space for the Champaign-based Serra Ventures venture-capital firm and 35 one- and two-bedroom luxury apartments on the other floors.


Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00am

UI senate to discuss resolution to ban Chief at games at next meeting

UI senate to discuss resolution to ban Chief at games at next meeting

Professor Jay Rosenstein's request for a vote will be made over the objections of Chancellor Robert Jones, who is concerned about losing the trust of Chief proponents just a few weeks after his first 'Critical Conversation.'



Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:03pm

Rantoul man gets 30 years for sex assault of child

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Isaiah Allen, 55, will have to spend at least 25 1/2 years behind bars before he is eligible for parole.


Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00am

Nursing home sale committee endorses offer from Evanston firms

Nursing home sale committee endorses offer from Evanston firms

The evaluation review panel, in a 7-2 vote, said the offer from Extended Care Clinical LLC and Altitude Health Services Inc. was viable and met the requirements for a proposal set out by the county board last year.


Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:01am

UPDATE: With lawsuit, Illinois AG aims to shut down Suburban Express

UPDATE: With lawsuit, Illinois AG aims to shut down Suburban Express

The lawsuit comes more than four months after Suburban Express sent an email advertisement that listed its benefits, including, 'Passengers like you. You won't feel like you're in China when you're on our buses.'


Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00am

As federal farm bill moves to full House, some locals none too pleased

While U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, says he couldn't be happier to see it pass out of committee, conservationists and those who receive food stamps are upset about its restrictions and budget cuts.


Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana city staffer debuts traffic-stop video at council meeting

Urbana city staffer debuts traffic-stop video at council meeting

'Perspective: Insights of a Traffic Stop' was produced by Preston James, the city's community-relations specialist, after the results of a survey of 60 new drivers ages 14 to 22 showed that they were mainly concerned with how to act during a stop.


Tue, 04/24/2018 - 7:00am

These Danville district teachers are at the head of the class

These Danville district teachers are at the head of the class

Staff writer Noelle McGee caught up with this year's recipients of the Danville Public School Foundation's David L. Fields Excellence in Teaching Award to talk about rewarding moments, inspirational teachers and more.


 
 

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