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Bill Gray's been on the job a long time.

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Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 17, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 17, 2018

Some fun questions this week — about the origin of the business called Kam's and the bell on display at Willard Airport — and some not-so-fun ones, such as the insinuation that The News-Gazette is paid to publish stories about military veterans.

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Weekend Top 10, Aug. 17, 2018

Weekend Top 10, Aug. 17, 2018

Places to be and things to see this weekend, courtesy of staff writer Tim Mitchell.

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Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:13pm

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Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:22pm

Urbana attorney on judge's emails: 'That's not something that would be done during the trial'

Urbana attorney on judge's emails: 'That's not something that would be done during the trial'

'Just as we are concerned about the appearance of propriety for attorneys, there is an appearance for judges, too," said Steve Beckett, who has delivered many lectures about ethics. 'In the system, we have to be concerned about that.'


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana police union's drive keeps Wiley Elementary stocked on supplies

Urbana police union's drive keeps Wiley Elementary stocked on supplies

Among the riches: 52 backpacks, 137 boxes of crayons, 81 packs of colored pencils, 91 packs of No. 2 pencils, 64 bottles of glue, 88 packs of glue sticks, 45 packs of index cards and 53 pairs of scissors.



Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:13pm

UPDATED: Danville district informed police of allegation against teacher

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Chelsea L. Robinson, a 28-year-old special-education teacher, was arrested Friday on charges of criminal sexual assault for an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old male student.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Resurfacing work begins on several downtown Champaign streets

Resurfacing work begins on several downtown Champaign streets

The improvements, staggered across six locations, got underway Friday and are expected to be finished within a week, weather permitting.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

UI College of Fine and Applied Arts' new dean big on outreach

UI College of Fine and Applied Arts' new dean big on outreach

Longtime Professor Kevin Hamilton, who was named Friday to a three-year appointment, pending approval by trustees, hopes to build on it in fulfilling a five-year strategic plan recently developed by faculty.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

County nursing home's potential buyers file bid by deadline

County nursing home's potential buyers file bid by deadline

The Evanston companies poised to buy the Champaign County Nursing Home submitted an application to a state review board Friday, just in time for it to be considered at the board's next session Oct. 30.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign woman charged in Beardsley Park robbery

Champaign woman charged in Beardsley Park robbery

Cynthia Pettigrew, 38, was charged with robbery and theft after she allegedly took a wallet from a man who was walking in the park near Eureka and Walnut streets at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign man gets 4 years for having crack cocaine

Champaign man gets 4 years for having crack cocaine

Kalvin White, 43, pleaded guilty Friday to possession of about 7 grams of cocaine, admitting he had it when Champaign police searched his home on June 15, 2017.


 
 

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