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There's a fine line on pot possession in C-U — and it runs down Wright Street

In Urbana, getting caught with a small amount (and no medical-cannabis card) will cost you $50, while in Champaign, the penalty starts at $350 — which is why the Champaign City Council is holding a study session Tuesday on its fee structure.

There's a fine line on pot possession in C-U — and it runs down Wright Street
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Wave of hope on a cold Iowa day

Fan tradition provides a welcome break from bad news and toxic rhetoric

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Illini baseball getting training center

Illini baseball getting training center

New facility scheduled to be complete by 2021

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Getting Personal: Roberta Sparenberg

Getting Personal: Roberta Sparenberg

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 59-year-old Monticello resident and 20-year employee of the University of Illinois Press who loves her family and pets, but not so much cellphones.

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Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:27pm

Tolono man's sex case resolved with plea

Tolono man's sex case resolved with plea

Under the terms of the plea bargain, Joshua Lange will serve a 5-year sentence at the same time as the 45 years he received last week.


Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:00am

UI senate backs honorary degrees for 'M*A*S*H' star, first female Librarian of Congress

UI senate backs honorary degrees for 'M*A*S*H' star, first female Librarian of Congress

A call for a sustainable campus landscaping plan and a clearer senate role in decisions to name academic units after donors also won approval at Monday's senate meeting.



Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:00am

UI studies find gratitude journals are the gift that keeps kids giving

UI studies find gratitude journals are the gift that keeps kids giving

The two studies, co-authored by a University of Illinois expert in consumption values, suggest children and teens who have a grateful disposition are less materialistic, and keeping such a journal reduced materialism and its negative effects on generosity.


Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | Pritzker must share his election victory with McCann

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While it appears the third-party candidate wasn't needed to draw enough votes from incumbent Republican Bruce Rauner to ensure the governor-elect's victory, he was nevertheless a factor.


Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Nov. 13, 2018

Top of the Morning, Nov. 13, 2018

Gabby Dammkoehler, our 'High School Confidential' correspondent from GCMS, will be showing off the buildup for the football team's state semifinal game, a blood drive and the band and choir programs when she takes over our Snapchat account (search "news-gazette" on the app).


Mon, 11/12/2018 - 1:14pm

Paxton's pitch: Huge American flag near I-57 exit

Paxton's pitch: Huge American flag near I-57 exit

'I want people someday to say, "Hey, you know that little city of Paxton down there south of Chicago? It’s where they’ve got that big U.S. flag flying,"' said Fire Chief Denny Kingren.


Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:00am

Caught in 'Jeopardy': Uni High teen's performance set to air this evening

Caught in 'Jeopardy': Uni High teen's performance set to air this evening

Since August, Tim Cho has been carrying a secret. The 17-year-old Urbana Uni High student was free to tell friends where he went (Los Angeles) and why (to participate in the "Jeopardy" teen tournament).


Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:00am

Those Who Served | Armistice: A cause for celebration

Those Who Served | Armistice: A cause for celebration

Veterans Day evolved from the armistice for World War I, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — Nov. 11, 1918.


 
 

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