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In wake of shooting, 'another normal day' at Central

As classes resumed Monday for the first time since Friday's gunfire, police were still seeking the public's help in finding the shooter, while several eyewitnesses recounted an evening that exploded into chaos.

In wake of shooting, 'another normal day' at Central
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Part 64: 'It was just an overpressurization'

Part 64: 'It was just an overpressurization'

With the UI turning the big 1-5-0 this year, Editor Jeff D'Alessio caught up with 1,000-plus graduates from across the globe who have gone on to big things. Today, in Part 64: About that explosion in 1992 ...

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Getting Personal: Robert Murphy

Getting Personal: Robert Murphy

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 47-year-old mayor of Tolono, a University of Illinois police officer and father of five.

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The Reluctant Townie: Taking a bite out of my wallet

The Reluctant Townie: Taking a bite out of my wallet

What is this business about the Tooth Fairy paying $5 for baby teeth? Who do you think we are, the Baldwin brothers?

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Wired In: Ryan Nolan

Wired In: Ryan Nolan

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the co-founder of and director of clinical development at PhotoniCare. Its inexpensive handheld device can see the middle ear without surgery.

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Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am

Champaign school board OKs plans for Spalding Park renovations

Champaign school board OKs plans for Spalding Park renovations

The unanimous vote approved designs for practice and competition baseball fields to be used by the Central High and Franklin Middle School teams, as well as additional tennis courts and a support building.


Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am

In Urbana, a century of women serving women

In Urbana, a century of women serving women

The Philanthropic Educational Organization's AR Chapter, which just marked its 100th anniversary, has quietly built a strong cycle of nurturing future generations.



Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am

Champaign's newest judge helps narrow bench's gender gap

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When Anna Benjamin dons her robe today, she'll join about 109 other women in Illinois serving as associate judges — but at the circuit leve, men still outnumber women on the bench 2 to 1.


Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Alabama's special election is a win-win for Democrats

If their candidate, Doug Jones, wins today, the GOP's Senate majority is cut to 51-49; but even if embattled GOP candidate Roy Moore is victorious, they still get to portray him as the modern face of the Republican Party.


Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am

Urbana to study community, 'hot spot' policing methods

The city council gave its initial approval Monday night for the use of a $316,125 grant from the National Institute of Justice to conduct the first phase of the study on police-community relations.


Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00am

Kankakee man who robbed Champaign store gets 19 years

Thomas James, 33, was sentenced Friday at the federal courthouse in Urbana for robbery, possession of a firearm by a felon and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.


Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Dec. 12, 2017

Top of the Morning, Dec. 12, 2017

On Tuesdays, we'll introduce the kids behind 'High School Confidential.' Today: Champaign Central senior Sarah Money.


Mon, 12/11/2017 - 8:30pm

UPDATE: One injured in shooting near Champaign convenience store

UPDATE: One injured in shooting near Champaign convenience store

Police said a 19-year-old man received a serious gunshot wound after getting into an argument with someone in a car that approached him. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was still undergoing treatment.


 
 

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    The January contract for bitcoin futures closed at $18,545 on the CBOE Futures Exchange. Trading began Sunday, and the price rose as high as $18,850, according to data from the CBOE.

     

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