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Urbana attorney on judge's emails: 'That's not something that would be done during the trial'

'Just as we are concerned about the appearance of propriety for attorneys, there is an appearance for judges, too," said Steve Beckett, who has delivered many ethics lectures on ethics. 'In the system, we have to be concerned about that.'

Urbana attorney on judge's emails: 'That's not something that would be done during the trial'
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Weekend Top 10, Aug. 17, 2018

Weekend Top 10, Aug. 17, 2018

Places to be and things to see this weekend, courtesy of staff writer Tim Mitchell.

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Clergy Corner, Aug. 17, 2018

Clergy Corner, Aug. 17, 2018

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell talks with the Revs. Thomas and Sharon Neufer Emswiler, retired United Methodist ministers who are getting ready to mark 50 years of marriage.

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Nightlife listings, Aug. 16-23, 2018

Nightlife listings, Aug. 16-23, 2018

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

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Frank's Faves: Movies where people lose body parts

Frank's Faves: Movies where people lose body parts

As macabre as it sounds, you'd be surprised how easy it would be to come up with plenty of favorite films that fit that description.

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Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:54pm

Judge in accused kidnapper's trial removed from all criminal cases

Judge in accused kidnapper's trial removed from all criminal cases

The temporary ban on U.S. District Judge Colin Bruce hearing any cases prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office appears to stem from an email exchange he had with a former co-worker in that office during a 2016 trial involving an Urbana woman convicted of international parental kidnapping.


Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:13pm

UPDATED: Danville district informed police of allegation against teacher

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Chelsea L. Robinson, a 28-year-old special-education teacher, was arrested Friday on charges of criminal sexual assault for an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old male student.



Fri, 08/17/2018 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 17, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 17, 2018

Some fun questions this week — about the origin of the business called Kam's and the bell on display at Willard Airport — and some not-so-fun ones, such as the insinuation that The News-Gazette is paid to publish stories about military veterans.


Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:00pm

Friday on the Farm with Andy Brantner

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's going on in the farming community. This week, he interviewed Andy Brantner, a district conservationist with the USDA, who talked about soil and why it's important to protect.

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Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:17am

9 years in prison for Urbana man stopped with gun in car

9 years in prison for Urbana man stopped with gun in car

Robert Wheeler's plea to possession of firearm by a felon before Judge Heidi Ladd headed off a trial on more serious charges of armed violence, being an armed habitual criminal and having cannabis intended for sale.


Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:14pm

No bids received in latest effort to redevelop Eagle Creek resort

No bids received in latest effort to redevelop Eagle Creek resort

The state planned to review bids on Thursday, but officials found they had nothing to pore over.


Fri, 08/17/2018 - 7:00am

Ford Tri-Motor offers flights over C-U — and back through time

Ford Tri-Motor offers flights over C-U — and back through time

The first plane designed for the civil aviation market — this one took its inaugural flight in 1928 — is at Frasca Field through Sunday, courtesy of the Experimental Aircraft Association, and you can get a zip around town for a fee.


 
 

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