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Local teachers embracing presidential inauguration

Fisher's Bob Lindsay and Tuscola's Matt Franks will be among the local teachers allowing students to watch the presidential inauguration during school hours later this week.

Local teachers embracing presidential inauguration
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Getting Personal: Nancy Greenwalt

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The 49-year-old Champaign resident who serves as executive director of Promise Healthcare chats with staff writer Paul Wood. Greenwalt says she's a fan of collies and canaries.

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Today's Special: Biggby Coffee plans spring start for third local shop

Today's Special: Biggby Coffee plans spring start for third local shop

Owner Jim Goetz has signed a lease for a new store at 902 Meijer Drive, as part of the Taco John's strip mall.

Business

Wired In: Ran Chao

Wired In: Ran Chao

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference maker. This week: A UI doctoral student who co-founded a synthetic biology and robotics company.

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Weekend Planner: His dream lives on

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The Rev. Claude Shelby of Salem Baptist Church in Champaign considers the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service of Celebration one of the best things that's ever happened here

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Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:00am

Alert credit union employees foil theft

Alert credit union employees foil theft

Alert employees last week prevented thousands of dollars from going out the door of the University of Illinois Community Credit Union.


Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:00am

She's been in veterans' shoes

She's been in veterans' shoes

After her service in the Air Force, Robin Vandiver decided she needed to do something for veterans who didn’t readjust to society as easily as she did.



Mon, 01/16/2017 - 7:00am

Top of the Morning, Jan. 16, 2017

Top of the Morning, Jan. 16, 2017

On Mondays, our award-winning photographers tell their stories. Today: photo editor John Dixon.


Sun, 01/15/2017 - 7:00am

Bad cops, long haul

Bad cops, long haul

The termination process is often complicated by arbitration and appeals.


Sun, 01/15/2017 - 7:00am

He's one happy customer

He's one happy customer

Just one drop of medicinal marijuana on an oyster cracker before bedtime gives a Champaign grandpa with multiple sclerosis sweet relief.


Sun, 01/15/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Remember January 1967 — a month of fire, ice

Tom Kacich: Remember January 1967 — a month of fire, ice

C-U and Chicago were both hit hard by weather and other disasters.


Sun, 01/15/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10: University presidents with Illini ties stroll down memory lane

The Big 10: University presidents with Illini ties stroll down memory lane

Continuing our run-up to the UI's 150th birthday, here's the second installment of our presidents series: We asked 10 more university CEOs who studied or worked here to tell us about the spots they still think about.


 

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