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Tom's #Mailbag, Oct. 20, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, Oct. 20, 2017

This week: a missing sign of honor to Chief Illiniwek, missing apartments on Kirby Avenue, missing houses on Staley Road, the opening of the Lincoln/Olympian intersection, the hotel building at Lincoln Square, the reopened church on Church and where to recycle cooking oil. Really.


Weekend Planner: Stamps of approval

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Stamp collectors and enthusiasts are set to converge on downtown Urbana this weekend for the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club's annual Show and Sale.


Ayo: Illinois is 'home'


Five-star commitment: 'At the end of the day, I had a chance to build my legacy. I feel like I'm the best point guard in the country. I want to prove it in my home state.'

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Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:16pm

Savoy woman struck by alleged drunken driver


Reports said Makena Brillhart, 19, was with a group that was crossing Green Street around 2 a.m. Saturday when she was struck.

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 1:29pm

Active shooter in Carbondale shot by police

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 2:14pm

High school football scoreboard: Oct. 20-21, 2017

High school football scoreboard: Oct. 20-21, 2017

The final week of the regular season is here for area high school football teams

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00am

UI Crop Evolution Lab's curator hoping to modernize his garden

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The herbarium's 55,000 specimens hold a potential gold mine of genetic information, but it has been mostly dormant since Dr. Jack Harlan, who led the team that collected them, retired in the 1980s.

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00am

Rantoul renovator convicted of theft from contractors

Rantoul renovator convicted of theft from contractors

Champaign County Judge Roger Webber found Chuck Duckworth, 49, guilty of nine counts of felony theft related to services and goods he received from eight contractors who were not paid for their work on his building at 114 Kentucky Ave.

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00am

Champaign County Housing Authority still seeking director

Cindi Herrera, who was named interim executive director after Ed Bland's departure for a similar job in Portsmouth, Va., said preliminary interviews that started in late July are slated to wrap up at the end of this month.


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