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Whitman: UI still on track to add hockey

As recently as 'a month or six weeks ago, we thought we were going to announce hockey,' the athletic director said, but 'there have been a few things that have popped up at the 11th hour.'

Whitman: UI still on track to add hockey
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Campus Conversation: Genevieve Kirk

Campus Conversation: Genevieve Kirk

The director of the nonprofit Champaign Center Partnership talked with staff writer Julie Wurth about the redevelopment she hopes will link the downtown, Midtown and Campustown business districts.

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A view from above: MCORE construction on UI campus (w/video)

A view from above: MCORE construction on UI campus (w/video)

'This summer is one of the busiest summers we've had not only for campus but for the campus district,' said Stacey DeLorenzo, the UI's transportation demand management coordinator.

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Tom's #Mailbag, June 14, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, June 14, 2019

Humane society, hockey, history, Hardee's, holes in parking lots and the harvest of trees are among the items in this week's Mailbag.

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Illini eyes on Class of 2021 stars

Illini eyes on Class of 2021 stars

It's never too early to start thinking about the Class of 2021: the Illini coaching staff is swinging for the fences with offers out to 14 of the top 35 players in the class.

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Christensen's lawyers focus on countering testimony of female student

Christensen's lawyers focus on countering testimony of female student

The woman's account of being approached could show that he kidnapped and killed Yingying Zhang with 'substantial planning and premeditation,' one of the 'statutory aggravating factors' the prosecution believes he should get the death penalty.


Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:00am

Whitman open to idea of IHSA state basketball tournament returning

Whitman open to idea of IHSA state basketball tournament returning

Illinois athletic director: 'We intend to go after it aggressively'  



Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:00am

Chicago man accused of molesting preteen girl while visiting her mom in Champaign

Chicago man accused of molesting preteen girl while visiting her mom in Champaign

Caribe Jones, 42, was arraigned Tuesday on a single count of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child alleging that on or about July 1, 2018, he performed a sex act or acts with the girl at her home.


Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:00am

Champaign man gets 6 years for having 5 pounds of pot edibles for sale

And when James D. Thompson, 22, is released from boot camp — assuming the Department of Corrections lets him have that option — he'll have to start paying more than $51,000 in fines.


Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:00am

Champaign council OKs deals with 3 economic groups worth $537,000

Visit Champaign County will get $365,000, while the Champaign County Economic Development Corp. will get $115,000 and the Champaign Center Partnership will get just over $57,000.


Wed, 06/19/2019 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | Illinois in for same long, strange trip as other states that legalized pot

How ironic it is that just as Gov. J.B. Pritzker is celebrating legalization that both The New York Times and The Washington Post published articles on the same day warning of this impending public health threat.


Wed, 06/19/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 19, 2019

Top of the Morning, June 19, 2019

Berniece Herriott's birthday celebration Friday at Clark-Lindsey Village — the remarkable townie turns 100 — will be a tad bittersweet. It's when the avid driver's license finally expires.


Tue, 06/18/2019 - 8:05pm

Urbana woman gets probation for using fake cash at Target

Latavia Miller, 19, pleaded guilty to theft, admitting that between Dec. 13, 2018, and Jan. 3, 2019, she took part, with four other women, in a number of purchases of Visa gift cards and other merchandise valued in excess of $10,000 using counterfeit money.


 
 

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