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Illinois beats Nebraska, snaps four-game losing streak 

Effort play stands out in Illini win
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Getting Personal: Andrew Hall

Getting Personal: Andrew Hall

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Urbana resident who serves as visiting project coordinator for Roger Ebert's Film Festival and is a multi-sport athlete.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: I'm ready to dedicate myself to curling

The Reluctant Townie: I'm ready to dedicate myself to curling

Perhaps there is some angel investor out there reading this who has just been waiting for the right prospective Olympic champion to bankroll. I would be happy to quit my job and train at curling part-time. I'm here, I'm willing. Use my skills, people.

Business

Wired In: Nina Kshetry

Wired In: Nina Kshetry

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the founder and president of Champaign-based Ensaras Inc. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in environmental engineering from MIT and is a licensed professional engineer.

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Weekend Planner: Bird-watchers, unite

Weekend Planner: Bird-watchers, unite

Today's Great Backyard Bird Count at Anita Purves Nature Center in Urbana is a bird-lover's dream.

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Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:00am

'Paint the Hall Chief' call has many riled up

'Paint the Hall Chief' call has many riled up

Facebook rejects UI's complaint about group's use of logo; Chief opponents want Thursday event stopped.


Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:00am

Many applied to be in inaugural Carle Illinois College of Medicine class

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Those selected will have their tuition waived for four years.



Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Pension-cost shift a 'nonstarter' for many lawmakers

A plan to shift the cost of pension payments from the state to universities and local school districts over four years is a keystone of Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget proposal.


Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Feb. 18, 2018

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Feb. 18, 2018

For sports autograph aficionados, it's the most wonderful time of the year: spring training gets under way Monday. We asked this week's panel to tell us about the first time they hit up a celebrity for their signature.


Sun, 02/18/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Feb. 18, 2018

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Recording artist Chris Leamy, whose #HePlaysForMe project has drawn national attention, will get some help today from Centennial High's choir.


Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:00am

Parkland celebrating 50 years of agricultural education

Parkland celebrating 50 years of agricultural education

The only community college in Illinois with a precision ag degree will take a look back with a special video at its 50th annual Agriculture Banquet on Feb. 27. Alumni are invited.


Sun, 02/18/2018 - 7:00am

Just Askin': Sales of Deluxe fish sandwiches

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How many Deluxe fish sandwiches were sold on Ash Wednesday, the first day they made their comeback at Dublin's in downtown Champaign? 'An awful lot.'


Sat, 02/17/2018 - 7:00am

State education board exploring revamp of PARCC test after next use

State education board exploring revamp of PARCC test after next use

In a letter, State Superintendent Tony Smith wrote about general changes, including making it computer-adaptive so the difficulty is measured by each answer a student gives per question and churning results back to schools faster.


 
 

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    Parkland celebrating 50 years of agricultural education

    The only community college in Illinois with a precision ag degree will take a look back with a special video at its 50th annual Agriculture Banquet on Feb. 27. Alumni are invited.

     

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