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Shutdown provides unfortunate lesson for UI 'Politics of National Parks' class's trip

The nine-day journey, which was a year and a half in the making, saw Professor Robert Pahre and his students arrive at two sites that were closed entirely, while three others were technically open — but with the museums and other buildings inside shuttered.

Shutdown provides unfortunate lesson for UI 'Politics of National Parks' class's trip
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Clergy Corner, Jan. 18, 2019

Clergy Corner, Jan. 18, 2019

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell talks with the Rev. Donna Smith, interim pastor at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Joseph since July 2.

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The Health Reporter Is In, Jan. 17, 2019

Is the Watchman heart procedure going to be available in this area, and is it for anyone with atrial fibrillation?

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Frank's Faves: Movies where plans go wrong

Frank's Faves: Movies where plans go wrong

There's plenty to choose from. In fact, where films are concerned, it's hard to think of an example where a best-laid scheme does go exactly as planned.

A & E

Nightlife listings, Jan. 17-24, 2019

Nightlife listings, Jan. 17-24, 2019

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town.

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Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:00am

Christensen's lawyers attack results of photo lineup administered by FBI

Christensen's lawyers attack results of photo lineup administered by FBI

It was given to a woman who said a man driving a black sedan tried to lure her into his car near a bus stop hours before Yingying Zhang was last seen. That woman testified Friday that she identified Brendt Christensen.


Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:00am

Champaign County MLK Day speaker: 'His efforts are still being accomplished'

Champaign County MLK Day speaker: 'His efforts are still being accomplished'

The Rev. C.D. Stuart— who will address the theme 'His Dream: A Way to Overcome,' with music from the community choir at 5 p.m. Sunday — fielded three questions from staff writer Paul Wood.



Sat, 01/19/2019 - 7:00am

Carle tax trial, Day 13: Expert testifying for Carle calls 100% discounts unique

Carle tax trial, Day 13: Expert testifying for Carle calls 100% discounts unique

Kevin Cornish, an Indianapolis-based health care consultant, testified that most charity-care programs he has seen offer sliding-scale discounts of only 25 to 75 percent.


Sat, 01/19/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Jan. 19, 2019

Top of the Morning, Jan. 19, 2019

Bob Knight's family will be easy to spot at the celebration of life for the Villa Grove man. To pay tribute to his love of baseball, they've ordered green-and-gray 'Team Knight' jerseys to wear that afternoon.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 5:33pm

'Skimmer' devices found on card readers inside 2 Champaign gas stations

'Skimmer' devices found on card readers inside 2 Champaign gas stations

Police were alerted Wednesday by Mach 1, 902 W. Bloomington Road, and Circle K, 1301 S. Mattis Ave., that employees had discovered the devices on readers at their counters. Anyone who paid with a card inside the Circle K between 7 p.m. Tuesday and 1:50 p.m. Wednesday or the Mach 1 between 9:10 p.m. Tuesday and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday is urged to check their accounts.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 8:24pm

Green Street Realty starts work on 2 more buildings at Carle at the Fields

Green Street Realty starts work on 2 more buildings at Carle at the Fields

The new four-story buildings will include 60 apartments and 16,000 square feet of retail or office space, said Green Street Realty President Chris Saunders. They'll be just north and south of the Hampton Inn hotel, which opened in September.


Fri, 01/18/2019 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 18, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 18, 2019

Questions about political-party registration, abandoned rail lines, possible radio interference and free air at gas stations this week. Plus, a former Central basketball player, faded pavement and more. And best all, no Golden Corral questions.



 
 

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