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The search for Yingying Zhang: Day 19

The FBI announced it found the car she was seen getting into, and the case is attracting widespread interest, with her family distributing new photos and NBC News' online "Missing in America" page.

The search for Yingying Zhang: Day 19
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Lou & Loren: The podcast

Lou & Loren: The podcast

How does Lou Henson want to be remembered? "Just as a pretty good basketball coach and a nice guy." 

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Part 35: Answering phones at Ubben, keeping KAM safe, run-ins with Reverend Jed

Part 35: Answering phones at Ubben, keeping KAM safe, run-ins with Reverend Jed

With the UI celebrating birthday No. 150 this year, Editor Jeff D'Alessio caught up with hundreds of graduates who've gone on to greatness. Today: biggest campus influences.

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For cops, 'the motivation is the family' of missing people

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Unsolved cases take a toll on officers as well as relatives.

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Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

It only seems like everyone has left East Central Illinois. The mailbag continues to get questions and find people aren't out of town (or out of the country) to answer those questions.

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Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:00am

Car-X franchisee on sale: 'A little bit more of a simple existence'

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In addition to selling his 13 Illinois and three Iowa locations to New York-based Monro Muffler Brake, Parham Parastaran has also started pitching a memoir to publishers.


Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:00am

Friday Night Live organizer decries connection with downtown shooting

Friday Night Live organizer decries connection with downtown shooting

'The implication of the shooting incident being in any way tied to Friday Night Live is detrimental to this free, family-friendly event,' said Kelly White, who assured the public that the weekly event, which ended five-and-a-half-hours before Saturday's gunfire, is safe.



Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Urbana woman beat Rosie the Riveter by decades

Mrs. Mary Jane Black, described in newspaper accounts as the sole supporter of six children, was the first woman hired to work at the Big Four Railroad's Urbana yard 100 years ago next month.


Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:00am

Preservers of UI's past to get Chancellor's Medallion

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The honor being bestowed upon Maynard Brichford, the school's first archivist, current archivist William Maher and history Professor Emeritus Winton Solberg has been awarded just six times since its creation in 1999.


Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:00am

Rail line spurs Brainerd Chemical's interest in Danville site

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The regional supplier and distributor for research facilities, industrial plants and ag operations, which bought the Honeywell International facility at 209 Brewer Road last year, says it plans to expand there.


Wed, 06/28/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 28, 2017

Top of the Morning, June 28, 2017

Over the weekend, we reached 36,000 followers on Twitter. Even better, the milestone-maker is someone we know — ex-Illini Bryan Truttling, now a fourth-grade teacher at Champaign's Garden Hills Elementary.


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:14pm

Car used to pick up UI scholar located

Car used to pick up UI scholar located

FBI mum about details


Tue, 06/27/2017 - 8:10pm

Trio arrested after attempted home invasion at Campustown apartment

Trio arrested after attempted home invasion at Campustown apartment

Calvin Montgomery, 28, of Urbana, Brianna Samuels, 22, of Champaign and Juwan Townsel, 19, of Urbana were each charged with attempted armed robbery and attempted home invasion.


 

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