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Agriculture giant Nutrien buying Champaign startup Agrible for $63 million

Canada-based Nutrien, until recently known as Crop Production Services, said it plans to keep Agrible and its 55 employees in Champaign, where it has office space in the University of Illinois Research Park.

Agriculture giant Nutrien buying Champaign startup Agrible for $63 million
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Getting Personal: Jamar Brown

Getting Personal: Jamar Brown

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 35-year-old Champaign resident who works as a lab mechanic in the University of Illinois Department of Civil Engineering and an insurance agent and manages DJ shows in town.

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Just Askin' | Taking a lot of gambles

Just Askin' | Taking a lot of gambles

What are the top video-gambling spots in East Central Illinois?

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Wired In: Mark Van den Avont

Wired In: Mark Van den Avont

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois sophomore and creator of HexNest, a composite to replace foam in mats used in high-risk sports, such as gymnastics.

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Tom's #Mailbag, July 13, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, July 13, 2018

Neither rain, sleet, snow or high temperatures keep Mailbag readers from asking questions and your Mailbag staff from answering them.

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Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:32pm

Paxton man ticketed in two-vehicle accident that killed Loda woman

Paxton man ticketed in two-vehicle accident that killed Loda woman

Court records show Kevin Patterson, 46, is accused of not wearing a seat belt, disregarding a stop sign and driving on a revoked license. He's due in court Aug. 15.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 4:39pm

Champaign man arrested in Kentucky in March murder

Champaign man arrested in Kentucky in March murder

U.S. marshals arrested Cornelius Freeman, 39, on Monday in the March 8 fatal shooting of Micheal White, 26, of Chicago on Sunset Drive near Bloomington Road in Champaign.



Mon, 07/16/2018 - 3:11pm

Stretch of Green Street in Urbana reopens after MCORE work

Stretch of Green Street in Urbana reopens after MCORE work

The city announced that Green between Goodwin and Lincoln avenues would be fully open by 3 p.m., weather permitting — a month ahead of schedule.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:00am

Felony DUI charges filed in weekend fatal crash in Mahomet

On Monday, prosecutors filed two counts of aggravated driving under the influence against Chad Smith, 27. He was initially ticketed for DUI following the single-vehicle accident around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:02am

Champaign farmers market going to backup plan for SNAP transactions

The vendor it uses to process those electronic transactions is shutting down that service.


Mon, 07/16/2018 - 7:00am

Report: Public schools pay presidents a pretty penny

Report: Public schools pay presidents a pretty penny

Among those topping $560,000 average: UI's Killeen, No. 40 on list.


Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:08pm

Homer's Gracyn Allen wins crown at Champaign County Fair Queen pageant

Homer's Gracyn Allen wins crown at Champaign County Fair Queen pageant

'I was so surprised,' grinned the new queen, daughter of Greg and Tami Allen.'Becoming queen shows me that I have grown a lot and that I can be a role model for other people. I'm really happy.'


 
 

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    Weekend Box Office | 'Hotel Transylvania 3' dominates three-way race

    The animated sequel's $44.1 million debut put it at No. 1, beating out 'Ant-Man and the Wasp's $28.8 million in its second weekend and leaving the Dwayne Johnson action thriller 'Skyscraper' in third with just $25.5 million.

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