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Illinois Football: Lift for Life 2017- (photo gallery)

Illinois football players flex theier muscles in a variety of drills during the annual Lift for Life fundraising event at Memorial Stadium in Champaign on Friday, June 23, 2017. Proceeds go to fighting acoustic neuroma, a rare disease.

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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.

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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 - 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

'A lot of people care about Yingying a lot': Chinese student group giving its all

'A lot of people care about Yingying a lot': Chinese student group giving its all

Yifan Ping, president of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, said group members have been spreading the word on social media, joined search efforts and worked closely with UI police and the Chinese consulate in Chicago.


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

Newly unveiled Senate health care bill has many worried

The executive director of Champaign County Health Care Consumers called it 'reprehensible,' 'immoral' and 'a form of violence,' while the CEO of Carle said he's 'concerned.'


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

Champaign County Board OKs new manager, broker for nursing home

The first was approved unanimously as part of the board's consent agenda. The second was more controversial, taking about 30 minutes of debate and resulting in a narrow 11-8 decision.


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

A Life Remembered: USS Indianapolis survivor 'got 72 bonus years'

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Don McCall, who died Wednesday at 92, was a happy family man who never got over the sinking of his ship in World War II, when he had to jump off the side into waters that were eventually full of sharks.


Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:13pm

1 section of Green Street to reopen, 2 others to close for MCORE work

1 section of Green Street to reopen, 2 others to close for MCORE work

All businesses will remain open during construction, according to the city.


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

Texas company planning wind farm in Douglas County

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Chris Matthews, project manager for Houston-based EDP Renewables, said the company is in the early stages of planning the wind farm, which he said will be located just south of Broadlands.


 

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