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Getting Personal: Kathy Wallig

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Staff wrtier Paul Wood chats with 66-year-old former Urbana schools public relations coordinator, journalist and METCAD dispatcher — and mother of three public servants.

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Today's Special: Piato Restaurant to move, switch to catering

Today's Special: Piato Restaurant to move, switch to catering

The eatery in Lincoln Square, which has established a reputation over the last 12 years for its homemade soups, salads, fresh sandwiches and organic frappes, will close Dec. 24 and re-emerge in January.

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Wired In: Keilin Jahnke

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Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI doctoral student and founder of Akelos, which aims to help nonprofit organizations create community-specific solutions for water-distribution and -filtration needs.

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The Reluctant Townie: Thanksgiving 2017 mailbag

As it is the weekend before the holiday, I have mentally checked out. So, in honor of the American tradition of slacking off at work, I will be answering the overflowing bag of reader mail under my desk.

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Sun, 11/19/2017 - 5:24pm

UI student has been named a Rhodes Scholar

The Rhodes Trust says in a news release that Thomas J. Dowling, of Chicago, is one of 32 students from the United States who will receive full financial support to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.


Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:00am

Two developers, one project, competing ideas

Two developers, one project, competing ideas

Peter Fox and Hans Grotelueschen are at odds over where to put a potential arena complex in Champaign.



Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:00am

Educators trying to teach students to spot actual fake news

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Their new classes, focused on 'digital citizenry,' emphasize critical thinking.


Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: It's still early, but danger could await Davis in '18


Sun, 11/19/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Nov. 19, 2017

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Nov. 19, 2017

Picking up where we left off last week, we'll honor loved ones lost in 2017 — folks who didn't live in the spotlight — by sharing stories from sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, husbands and wives throughout November.


Sun, 11/19/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Nov. 19, 2017

Top of the Morning, Nov. 19, 2017

A 24-year-old Champaign Central grad (Class of '11), has been a part of the Chicago Bears Drumline since 2012.


Sat, 11/18/2017 - 4:26pm

Rajic wins two state titles; Tuscola, GCMS football advance to state

Rajic wins two state titles; Tuscola, GCMS football advance to state

A jam-packed day of high school sports action saw Uni High standout swimmer Ema Rajic win two state titles, while the Tuscola and Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football teams clinched a spot in state championship games. 


Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:09pm

Homeless man gets probation for domestic battery in attack on ex

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Paul Foster, 22, was also ordered to perform 50 hours of public service and get a substance-abuse evaluation and counseling in an April incident in which he was accused of forcing his way into an ex's Urbana apartment and striking her.


 
 

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    New spaces let nontraditional employees become co-workers

    C-U now has at least three co-working spaces created to allow those in the gig economy or with nontraditional jobs to work alongside others like them and have access to printers, Wi-Fi and a quiet space to make a call.

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    Frank's Weekend Faves, Nov. 19, 2017

    With our national holiday devoted to giving thanks and feasting just days away, allow me to suggest a few less-stressful excuses for getting out of the house on Black Friday than shopping.

     

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