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Top of the Morning, June 24, 2017

The Emord siblings will proudly represent the family at today's dedication of Emord Memorial Park in downtown Gifford.

Top of the Morning, June 24, 2017
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Clergy Corner, June 23, 2017

Clergy Corner, June 23, 2017

Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders. This week: Area husbands and wives who serve as faith leaders of different congregations.

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#TheMJs, June 23, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a glance at the best Twitter has to offer.

A & E

Club listings, June 22-29, 2017

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Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here’s your guide to a night on the town.

A & E

Frank's Faves: Movies with bad endings

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It may be said that a good movie gone wrong is like love. As Jeff Beck said, 'it gets us all in the end.'

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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:11pm

Man injured attempting to jump train

Man injured attempting to jump train

Champaign Deputy Chief of Police Troy Daniels said witnesses reported seeing the man on the north side of the tracks on Prospect Avenue just north of Bradley Avenue at 3:10 p.m.


Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:15pm

Illinois partnering with NHL

League sponsoring study into feasibility of universities adding hockey programs



Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:06pm

'A place of joy'

The dedication of Emord Memorial Park takes place during Saturday's Gifford Celebration. On Friday, the siblings of Ernest and Jeannette Emord - whose Gifford house was destoyed by a 2013 tornado - reunited at the park named for their parents to discuss what is sure to be an emotional weekend.

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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

It only seems like everyone has left East Central Illinois. The mailbag continues to get questions and find people aren't out of town (or out of the country) to answer those questions.


Fri, 06/23/2017 - 4:19pm

UPDATE: Slain man's parents on carnival-ride company's presence: 'Scary'

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Rick White, Vermilion County Fair President, said this is the third year that the fair has used the Headleys’ carnival and they’ve had no problems with the owners or their staff.


Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:00pm

Friday on the Farm, June 23, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Steve Hettinger, who farms near Philo.

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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 7:00am

Family to missing UI scholar: 'Never, never give up'

Family to missing UI scholar: 'Never, never give up'

Distraught loved ones talked about Yingying Zhang fulfilling a dream by studying in America while police said they were working with ride-hailing companies on the eve of the 14th day since her disappearance.


Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:11pm

FBI has made search for missing UI scholar a top priority

FBI has made search for missing UI scholar a top priority

Jon Holloway, assistant special agent in charge at the Springfield office, said more agents are working on the case than would normally be in the entire region, and regular updates are being sent to the office of the acting director in Washington, D.C.


 

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