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Field conditions force Central to move

'The roots haven't taken hold well enough into the ground,' said Unit 4 capital projects manager Mark Roessler. 'It needs more time to establish.'

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 24, 2019

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 24, 2019

Picking up where we left off last Sunday, we assembled a panel of 10 more experts and asked: What's the one 2020 election storyline you'll be watching between now and next March, when Illinois and 21 other states will hold their presidential primaries?

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New version of Nesbitt African American Cultural Center nearly ready to open on UI campus

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The cultural center's staff is busy moving in and preparing to host the weekly "Food for the Soul" event in the new space Wednesday.

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Getting Personal with ... Ashley Gorman

Getting Personal with ... Ashley Gorman

Ashley Gorman, 32, of St. Joseph, a blogger at sprinkledsunshine.com, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood.

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Tom's #Mailbag, March 22, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, March 22, 2019

Trash building up along Interstate 74, more alcohol at University of Illinois sports events, enhanced bridge work in Champaign, big box stores in far west Champaign, a big pile of shingles, the old Bergner's store at Market Place, Canada geese and an MTD bidding process that went awry.

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$72K consulting hire for Illinois Terminal expansion on MTD board agenda

$72K consulting hire for Illinois Terminal expansion on MTD board agenda

Chicago-based Cotter Consulting Inc.'s job would be to help get the project through its pre-construction phase.


Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:53am

Carle at the Fields addition: gas station, car wash

Carle at the Fields addition: gas station, car wash

Haymakers is a brand of Niemann Foods, which also owns the County and Harvest Market stores in the area.



Mon, 03/25/2019 - 8:13am

Today: Work on Prospect to start

Today: Work on Prospect to start

The $5.3 million joint project of the city of Champaign and the village of Savoy will be done a section at a time between now and November so residents can access side streets


Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:00am

Those Who Served | He built tools for others to fight

Those Who Served | He built tools for others to fight

Professor emeritus Harry Hilton escaped Nazis in Europe, was drafted into military in U.S. and became an engineer developing weapons against the Germans and Japanese.


Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:00am

Urbana's mayor calls for a pause on gambling expansion

She's asking the city council to stop issuing Class G-1 liquor licenses, which allow gambling terminals at businesses.


Mon, 03/25/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, March 25, 2019

Top of the Morning, March 25, 2019

The entries for this year's Design an Ad have been drawn and judged and the results are coming in Wednesday's News-Gazette.


Mon, 03/25/2019 - 7:18am

Fire damages bar in Hoopeston

Firefighters found thick smoke coming from the front of the building at BZZZ's Place at 306 East Main Street when they arrived on scene.


Sun, 03/24/2019 - 7:00am

Public invited to discuss Middle Fork River bank stabilization plan

Public invited to discuss Middle Fork River bank stabilization plan

Critics of Dynegy proposal say that if coal ash is removed instead, there'd be no need for what they say is a risky, stopgap idea.


 
 

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Editorial | Slow down for emergency vehicles

Not even three full months into the year and 14 Illinois State Police troopers have been struck on roads this year. That's more than all of 2018 and a strong indication that motorists are either distracted, driving too fast for conditions or both.

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