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Law faculty call on UI to change sexual misconduct policies

The statement, signed by 48 faculty and administrators, said the facts outlined in the investigative report from the UI's Office of Diversity, Equity and Access demonstrated the "corrosive" environment created by Kesan and the "significant harm" caused by his actions.

Law faculty call on UI to change sexual misconduct policies
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Getting Personal: Whitney Fleming

Getting Personal: Whitney Fleming

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 34-year-old business manager at Rod Sickler Salon & Spa in Champaign who has organized many Red Hot Winter and Red Hot Summerfests and is now styling hair.

Business

Just Askin' | It's yard-waste collection season again

Just Askin' | It's yard-waste collection season again

When are leaves being collected this year?

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High school football scoreboard: Oct. 19-20, 2018

High school football scoreboard: Oct. 19-20, 2018

The final week of the regular season is here, and playoff berths are at stake for several area teams

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Tom's #Mailbag, Oct. 19, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Oct. 19, 2018

I thought everyone in town knew about the dockless bike program new to C-U. I guess not. We've got more info on VeoRides — and about the possibility of electric scooters joining them on the streets and sidewalks. And a whole lot more.

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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:51pm

Shamario Brown charged with escape after allegedly removing electronic bracelet

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Police say the 21-year-old Urbana man, released from prison in August and wanted for alleged gang-related activity, admitted that he unplugged the monitoring box at his apartment and later removed his bracelet.


Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

Davis, Londrigan spar on agriculture, trade at Decatur debate

Davis, Londrigan spar on agriculture, trade at Decatur debate

It was only appropriate that trade and soybean tariffs would be a major topic since Decatur once called itself "The Soybean Capital of the World" and is the home of Archer Daniels Midland Co.



Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

Ammons: No harm intended in phone call to clerk's office employee

Ammons: No harm intended in phone call to clerk's office employee

Sasha Green, the office's lead tax-extension specialist, said she wants an apology from the Democratic candidate over what she considered to be a threat to her job; Ammons called it a misunderstanding.


Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

UI adjusting sanctioned law professor's contact with students

UI adjusting sanctioned law professor's contact with students

The university has created a second section of Jay Kesan's patent-law class that will be taught by Professor Paul Heald, and he is also no longer teaching a required civil-procedure course for first-year students.


Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

Residents urge Urbana council to go slow on downtown redevelopment

Residents urge Urbana council to go slow on downtown redevelopment

Those who spoke at Monday's committee-of-the-whole meeting urged aldermen not to rush in to a proposed deal with Green Street Realty to build townhouse-style apartments in the 200 block of South Vine Street.


Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

State, Paxton dedicate I-57 overpass in honor of victims of 1979 shootout

State, Paxton dedicate I-57 overpass in honor of victims of 1979 shootout

The 'McCarter-Caisse-Vice-Hale Memorial Overpass' honors Paxton police Officer Bill Caisse, State Trooper Michael McCarter and Donald Vice, who were killed in the April 7, 1979, gun battle, as well as  Paxton Officer Larry Hale, who was injured but recovered.


Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

FBI agent tells of recovering texts advising defendant on cleanup

FBI agent tells of recovering texts advising defendant on cleanup

Theron M. Price took the stand in his defense Monday, testifiying that he and William Newbern III did spend the early evening of Nov. 24, 2014, drinking vodka in Mr. Newbern's apartment, but he didn't shoot him.


Tue, 10/23/2018 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | Almost everything is going state Democrats' way

Jim Dey | Almost everything is going state Democrats' way

Two weeks from today — if the polls are correct — they will use their commanding majority to take every office up for statewide election. But they'll still get a bit of guff over House Speaker Michael Madigan.


 
 

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