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A Life Remembered | Businessman helped build pizzeria chain

A Champaign businessman who influenced such things as regionally popular pizza, vintage aircraft, air conditioning and apartments, is being remembered for his likability, humility and philanthropy.

A Life Remembered | Businessman helped build pizzeria chain
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Getting Personal: Tracy Wingler

Getting Personal: Tracy Wingler

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 57-year-old former Champaign County highway maintenance supervisor from Urbana who now works for the AHW John Deere dealership in Urbana.

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Krazy Is A Perk | Friends don't let friends do business in the woods

'When you camp, especially in the backcountry, there's a rule that you leave no trace,' explained the nature guide. 'What you pack in, you bring out. Including what's in your digestive system.'

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Wired In: Heather Howard

Wired In: Heather Howard

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Harvard graduate and biomedical engineer at PhotoniCare, which makes portable medical instruments and is seeing major growth.

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Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00am

UI's expanded background check program nets fewer job withdrawals

Background checks prompted the University of Illinois to withdraw 25 job offers across its three campuses in 2018, just 0.2 percent of more than 13,000 checks conducted and 10 fewer than the previous year.


Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00am

Those Who Served | Gunner joined front on Operation Torch

Those Who Served | Gunner joined front on Operation Torch

Staff Sgt. Hubert Neal served and was injured in North Africa in World War II. "I tried to forget it all," he said last week, adding that he loves his country and would do it all over again.



Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:00am

Election 2019: The choices are yours

Election 2019: The choices are yours

Now live at news-gazette.com/election: our Election '19 online hub, packed with 32 Q&As with candidates for every contested race in Champaign-Urbana, as well as the four Danville residents vying for the title of mayor.


Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:00am

Police: States where marijuana's legal see more accidents

Police: States where marijuana's legal see more accidents

The Highway Loss Data Institute concluded in a report last year that legalization was associated with a 6 percent increase in collision claim frequency.


Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 17, 2019

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 17, 2019

Consider this your 365-day warning: On March 17, 2020, Illinois, Florida and Arizona will hold presidential primaries, becoming the 22nd, 23rd and 24th states to do so. What storylines should we be paying close attention to between now and then? That's the question we posed to this week's panel in part one of a two-Sunday miniseries.


Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:00pm

Tom Kacich | Former Rep. Aaron Schock certainly no victim

It stretches credulity to believe the onetime boy wonder of Illinois politics didn't know fudging mileage reimbursements and reselling tickets he used his position to acquire was wrong.


Sat, 03/16/2019 - 7:00am

A class act: Schlarman seniors use money raised for trip on service projects

A class act: Schlarman seniors use money raised for trip on service projects

Instead of visiting a big city or taking a ski trip like classes before them, the Class of 2019 decided to use what it had raised — $4,000 and some change — to do projects throughout the community.


Sat, 03/16/2019 - 7:00am

UI earns $5 million federal grant to expand project combining ag, tech

The grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research will go to the UI's 'Crops in silico' project, a global scientific collaboration that pulls together multiple computer models on plant growth and development to study the whole plant virtually.


 
 

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