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Crash backs up I-74 near Oakwood

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Crash backs up I-74 near Oakwood
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Loosening the purse strings - for a good cause

United Way’s annual purse fundraiser more than a girls night out — it helps homeless families and women seeking a better life

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First look: Portillo's in Champaign

First look: Portillo's in Champaign

Today, the popular restaurant is offering its first training meals.

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Part 29: Brief baseball, funky smells, sweet sounds, good reading in the '80s

Part 29: Brief baseball, funky smells, sweet sounds, good reading in the '80s

With the UI celebrating birthday No. 150 this year, we caught up with hundreds of graduates who've gone on to greatness. Today, in Part 29: Grads from the '80s.

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Wed, 05/24/2017 - 3:32pm

UPDATE: Alstork to Illinois with an assist

UPDATE: Alstork to Illinois with an assist

Illini land Wright State grad transfer with a little help from former UI guard


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:32am

Sheriff: Children's abduction claims unfounded

Sheriff: Children's abduction claims unfounded

'Probable cause does not exist to believe any crime such as attempted kidnapping, attempted child abduction or any similar crime occurred.'



Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:14pm

Asmussen: M-S keeps playing amid tragedy

Of course, Nic DiFilippo and his Mahomet-Seymour baseball team want to win today’s regional quarterfinal game against Urbana. That’s why they play.


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:00am

Sensors replacing soil sampling at UI's Morrow Plots

Sensors replacing soil sampling at UI's Morrow Plots

Before planting last week, officials used a Veris Technologies OpticMapper to measure soil electroconductivity, pH and organic matter without removing any of the soil.


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:00am

Does UI grad student have the right questions?

Does UI grad student have the right questions?

Sam Spencer waited a long time to become a contestant on "Jeopardy." On Friday afternoon, folks can tune in to the iconic game show to see if he's a champion.


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Property taxes a matter of locale

If you live downstate, you may hear occasional complaints about them, but not with the ferocity of those who live in Chicago and its suburbs — the majority of Illinoisans.


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:00am

Soil tests at Chanute turn up no evidence of chemical agents

Paul Carroll, base alignment and closure coordinator, told the Chanute Restoration Advisory Board that a a recent search found 100 metallic items, but all but one were "likely related to construction debris."


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:00am

30 Days, 30 Grads: Westville alum earns diploma, DACC degree at same time

30 Days, 30 Grads: Westville alum earns diploma, DACC degree at same time

Lexi Shae Karuzis, bound for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to study communications, started dual-enrollment courses in her junior year, then took a full slate of them as a senior.


 

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