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2001 Cold Case: Murder of Linda Smith

Saturday marked the 17th anniversary of the Champaign woman's death. 'We just hold onto the good times and just pray that something comes up and this guy gets caught.'

2001 Cold Case: Murder of Linda Smith
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Getting Personal: Kaizad Irani

Getting Personal: Kaizad Irani

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 55-year-old Champaign resident who teaches horticulture/landscape design and business at Parkland College and created the labyrinth in Crystal Lake Park in Urbana.

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Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 21, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 21, 2018

We have a record-breaking 22 items in the 'Bag this week, everything from more information on Big Elmer the fish to a longtime vacant lot in Champaign that may be vacant no more and a sculpture in Urbana that has gone into storage.

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Just Askin' | Predicting seasonal weather

Just Askin' | Predicting seasonal weather

What's the forecast for this winter?

Business

Wired In: Yi Lu

Wired In: Yi Lu

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois chemistry professor whose team has found a novel way to help clean up contaminants that are destroying our environment.

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Listen to 'Fasteners Etc. Postgame Show'

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Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:00am

Now trending in schools: Positive messages

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At many, you'll find encouraging missives on the walls, the stairs, even in the bathrooms.


Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:00am

Illinois' charity care statute was upheld, but are hospitals really the winner?

According to retired University of Illinois law Professor John Colombo, the Illinois Supreme Court decision leaves Illinois hospitals and taxing districts with uncertainty.



Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 23, 2018

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Sept. 23, 2018

Who says it's all fake news on TV these days? With the longest continuously running primetime program — '60 Minutes' — kicking off season No. 51 a week from tonight, we asked acclaimed journalists and ace interviewers to tell us about their most unforgettable Q&A session.


Sun, 09/23/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Sept. 23, 2018

Top of the Morning, Sept. 23, 2018

It was 1979 when she told her family's Holocaust survival story for the first time, to a captive audience of about 200 gathering inside a synagogue on Long Island.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:13pm

High school football scoreboard: Sept. 21-22, 2018

High school football scoreboard: Sept. 21-22, 2018

Local teams get the chance to play at the home of the Illini on Saturday.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana school board sets emergency meeting over safety issues

Urbana school board sets emergency meeting over safety issues

Inspired initially by parents' complaints following a Sept. 11 incident at Urbana High, the meeting announced Friday now comes in the wake of an alleged student threat made on social media Thursday night.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:00am

UI rededicates Everitt Lab after $55M renovation: 'It will be an epicenter of discoveries'

UI rededicates Everitt Lab after $55M renovation: 'It will be an epicenter of discoveries'

The building, formerly home to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, now houses the bioengineering department and the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, created to fuse engineering and medicine to transform health care.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:00am

Investigation of officer-involved fatal shooting in Danville awaiting 'one thing'

Illinois State Police Lt. Thomas Houser would not say Friday what that was, adding that when the report about the June 12 death of DaNathe M. Gulliford, 34, is done, it will be forwarded to Vermilion County State's Attorney Jacqueline Lacy for review.


 
 

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    4-H Hall of Famer heads back to her family's roots

    After retiring as program coordinator with the Champaign County 4-H, Kathy Mullins has taken over the family farm after her uncle, Vincent Early, died in January 2017.

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    Trial and airwaves: Behind the scenes of an Illini radio broadcast

    The Illini football team hit the road last week for a game at Soldier Field in Chicago. That meant the team at WDWS hit the road, too. What goes into broadcasting an Illini game on the road?

     

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