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Double the fun: Emotional Hilltoppers climb mountain again

Schlarman girls' basketball repeated as the Class 1A state champion on Saturday at Redbird Arena, blowing past Eastland 62-36.

Double the fun: Emotional Hilltoppers climb mountain again
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Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 22, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 22, 2019

This week's Mailbag is more crowded than the egress at a meeting of Jussie Smollett supporters.

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Clergy Corner, Feb. 22, 2019

Clergy Corner, Feb. 22, 2019

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell talks with The Rev. Remigius Bukuru, who became parochial vicar at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Champaign in November.

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LIVE! Penn State

LIVE! Penn State

Nittany Lions hold on for win


Sat, 02/23/2019 - 6:00am

Flyin' high again: Tales from the '89 Illini

Flyin' high again: Tales from the '89 Illini

In the throwback spirit, here are 30 things a then-going-on-30 News-Gazette Illini beat writer learned about Lou Henson's beloved bunch during a 27-part, 120-interview, 10th-anniversary series that ran on these pages during an otherwise dreary 1998-99 basketball season.



Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:00am

Prosecutors accuse Christensen's lawyers of intentionally delaying trial

Prosecutors accuse Christensen's lawyers of intentionally delaying trial

In their response to the defense's request for a July 1 start date, they said the original psychiatrist hired to evaluate the accused kidnapper and killer's mental health told them in November that he would not be ready by April 1, but they waited three months to tell the court.


Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:00am

Slow winter forcing Art Theater to raise $25,000 in 25 days

Slow winter forcing Art Theater to raise $25,000 in 25 days

Hours after the plea went out Friday, about half of that had already been raised, said Porshe R. Garner, executive director of the Art Film Foundation. If the goal isn't met, it is possible the theater may have to close for a short time or indefinitely.


Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:00am

Champaign's Autism Services Group abruptly shuts its doors

Champaign's Autism Services Group abruptly shuts its doors

Parents with children in programs at the clinic at 1501 Interstate Drive, which was set to close at the end of the day Friday, were notified about it in an email Thursday.


Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:00am

Prairie Rivers Network launches search for new executive director

Prairie Rivers Network launches search for new executive director

Previous leader Carol Hays stepped down in December after four years. Water Resources Specialist Elliot Brinkman has been named interim executive director.


Sat, 02/23/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Feb. 23, 2019

Top of the Morning, Feb. 23, 2019

As an administrator and coach at Tallulah Falls School in Georgia, Flyin' Illini member Lowell Hamilton has borrowed plenty from his former coach Lou Henson.


Sat, 02/23/2019 - 7:05pm

LIVE! State girls' basketball

LIVE! State girls' basketball

Schlarman won its second consecutive Class 1A state championship, not long after Tri-County landed a fourth-place finish in 1A. St. Joseph-Ogden leads at halftime in the 2A third-place bout. 


 
 

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