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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 21, 2019

On this Earth Day Eve, we asked a panel of experts to dispel one myth about climate change that's been uttered by the 'It's all a hoax' crowd.

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 21, 2019
Business

Just Askin' | Summer 2019 road work

Just Askin' | Summer 2019 road work

We spoke with Ken Crawford, the project implementation engineer with Illinois Department of Transportation District 5, about what to expect.

Local

Tom's #Mailbag, April 19, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, April 19, 2019

In this week's 'Bag we look to the future of: the Tuscola outlet mall, Ebertfest, the 400 block of West Church Street in Champaign, fast food in Champaign, the humane society garage sale and a vacant car wash in Savoy.

Living

Getting Personal: Kate Brickman Levy

Getting Personal: Kate Brickman Levy

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 47-year-old Urbana resident who serves as executive assistant to the mayor and city administrator as well as deputy local liquor commissioner.

Living

St. Matthew Lutheran's Sola Gratia Farm is sowing the seeds of grace

St. Matthew Lutheran's Sola Gratia Farm is sowing the seeds of grace

Started by the church in 2012, its growing mission is to bring fresh produce to those in need.

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Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:00am

UI alum Larry Gies has always been the man with a plan

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Set to give commencement address, businessman says he's always over-prepared


Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:00am

For UI College of Business, tying Gies name to itself 'many gifts in one'

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The $150 million gift from Larry and Beth Gies to the college had its roots in a dinner conversation.



Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich | Mayor Feinen's fundraising impressive as well

She collected nearly $30,000 in the January-March period, according to her report filed with the State Board of Elections.


Sun, 04/21/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, April 21, 2019

Top of the Morning, April 21, 2019

Catch up with the oldest runner at next weekend's marathon.


Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:00am

Westville woman has village in her corner as she battles rare disease

Westville woman has village in her corner as she battles rare disease

Many connected with the school district have rallied around Brandy Dougherty and her family to support them through a medical challenge that has her preparing for a possible kidney transplant.


Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:00am

Nursing homes drop off map as state's investment dries up

Nursing homes drop off map as state's investment dries up

A new report from the Health Care Council of Illinois says the state ranks 49th in the nation for Medicaid reimbursement rates, and homes lose about $15,000 per year — or an average of $41 per day — for each Medicaid-funded patient.


Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:00am

Legion Auxiliary's long-running Easter event heading indoors this year

Legion Auxiliary's long-running Easter event heading indoors this year

Beginning at 2 p.m. this year, members of the Post 559 Women's Auxiliary will be giving away Easter baskets — stuffed with every kind of goody — to the first 50 children 10 or younger at the post, 708 N. Hickory St.


Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:00am

No sign Vermilion group's CEO will resign after state agency's letter

East Central Illinois Community Action Agency board member Tom Stone, who's also a Danville alderman, said Friday that to the best of his knowledge, Angele Thibodeaux Burns has not shared any plans to step down.


 
 

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