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Top of the Morning, Jan. 20, 2018

Lou Henson, who spent his 86th birthday recovering from an illness at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, says he's feeling strong enough to return to his Champaign home as soon as this weekend.

Top of the Morning, Jan. 20, 2018
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Clergy Corner, Jan. 19, 2018

Clergy Corner, Jan. 19, 2018

Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders. This week: We asked area faith leaders who spent time in some of the countries the president recently disparaged what words they would use to describe them.

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Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring

Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring

The Brass Tap will be in the One Main development, just south of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum. Franchise owner Samir Naik hopes to begin construction in the next three to four weeks.

Prep Sports

Athletes of the Week: Cassie Russo & Alex Shilts

Athletes of the Week: Cassie Russo & Alex Shilts

This school year, we’re giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates

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The Health Reporter Is In: Jan. 18, 2018

The Health Reporter Is In: Jan. 18, 2018

How safe is it to get a spray tan?

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Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:14pm

LIVE! Wisconsin

LIVE! Wisconsin

Badgers crush Illini in Madison


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:24pm

Urbana man who admitted buying identity, voting illegally in U.S. gets time served

His attorneys said it's unclear what will happen now to Miguel Valencia-Sandoval, 34, since he faces deportation back to Mexico by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.



Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:59pm

UPDATE: Feds to seek death penalty in Christensen case

UPDATE: Feds to seek death penalty in Christensen case

The notice of intent was filed following the decision and directive by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Yingying Zhang's family reacts. 


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:43pm

Illinois Jimmy John's asked to stop selling sprouts after salmonella cases

Illinois Jimmy John's asked to stop selling sprouts after salmonella cases

Two cases of the illness have been identified among Illinois residents. People in the state reported becoming ill Dec. 20 and Dec. 26, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:49pm

Champaign man gets 4 years for damaging squad car

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Jordan Heisey, 30, pleaded gulity Friday to criminal damage to government property, admitting he tore a camera off the cage separating the front and back seats while being taken to jail after a domestic disturbance Sept. 5.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:13pm

Paxton man held in federal child-porn case

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The complaint against Kenneth W. Slater, 31, followed a search of his apartment and computer by a special federal officer, FBI agents and Paxton police.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 19, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 19, 2018

In brief the north Champaign Goodwill will reopen soon, Carle will be out of Lincoln Square by summer, U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis and John Shimkus each have one African-American on their staffs, you can park on C-U streets for no more than 72 hours without risk of being towed, a vehicle underpass at Main Street in downtown Champaign would be a bad idea and swear words generally won't get in a newspaper unless you're the POTUS.


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:25pm

UPDATE: Arrest made in Rantoul stabbing death

UPDATE: Arrest made in Rantoul stabbing death

Rantoul Police Chief Tony Brown said just before 11 a.m., police arrested Jarvis Garrett, 26, for the stabbing death Thursday of Fate Young, 21.


 
 

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    Station's 'Fun Home' explores father-daughter relationship

    In the musical, Alison Bechdel, played at different ages by three different actresses, looks back on her memories growing up in a funeral home while creating the graphic novel on which the play in based.

     

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