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UPDATE: Davis staffer arrested in Springfield tavern incident

Springfield Police said Levi Lovell, who works as Davis’ field director, was allegedly intoxicated at JP Kelly’s Pub on Adams Street, when he approached a group of Betsy Dirksen Londrigan supporters and identified himself.

UPDATE: Davis staffer arrested in Springfield tavern incident
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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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The Health Reporter Is In, Aug. 16, 2018

How did East Central Illinois hospitals do in U.S. News and World Report's 2018-19 rankings of the nation's best?

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Campus Conversation: Mari Anne Brocker Curry

Campus Conversation: Mari Anne Brocker Curry

'There are families that bring a van and a trailer and a U-Haul, and there are other students who show up with two suitcases and they're ready to go. And that's great. Everybody does what they need to do to be comfortable.'

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Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:00am

Dance team founder's next step: Finding her group a permanent home

Dance team founder's next step: Finding her group a permanent home

For Nuri Karim, Legaci Dance team is mostly about giving young black girls the opportunity to dance with people who look like them, but in order for it to grow, it needs a building of its own.


Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:00am

Parents lambaste Danville district's handling of allegations against ex-volunteer

Parents lambaste Danville district's handling of allegations against ex-volunteer

'We feel like they're trying to sweep it under a rug,' Abby Thompson told the school board in regards to the arrest of David Woodrow, 41, who faces six counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse for allegedly fondling a 15-year-old boy in 2011 and 2012.



Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:00am

C-U's first shareable bikes expected to hit streets at start of UI semester

C-U's first shareable bikes expected to hit streets at start of UI semester

Lily Wilcock, active transportation coordinator at the UI, said dockless-bike-share company VeoRide has submitted serial numbers for 500 bicycles — the biggest fleet size allowed.


Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:00am

Judge denies Christensen's lawyers' request: 'This is the definition of a "fishing expedition"'

Judge denies Christensen's lawyers' request: 'This is the definition of a "fishing expedition"'

In ruling on their motion seeking information on any influence President Donald Trump had on the case, U.S. District Judge Colin Bruce wrote that 'even if the alleged communications occurred (and they are absolute speculation at this point), the court could not order the government to produce them.'


Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Aug. 16, 2018

Top of the Morning, Aug. 16, 2018

It's a busy stretch at Frasca Field in Urbana.


Wed, 08/15/2018 - 9:16pm

Pritzker calls for infrastructure bill in visit to Champaign union hall

Pritzker calls for infrastructure bill in visit to Champaign union hall

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate voiced his support Wednesday for spending legislation that includes high-speed rail and improvements to roads, waterways, universities and high schools.


Wed, 08/15/2018 - 6:00am

State Hog Calling Winner

 Andrew Metheney, Georgetown, performs a hog call, as he did at the Illinois State Fair on Sunday. He can now call himself the three-time defending champion of the fair’s hog-calling contest. 

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Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:12pm

FBI, state police investigating Vermilion County assistant state's attorney

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State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy said the assistant prosecutor has been placed on unpaid administrative leave, pending further investigation, adding: “No person is above the law."


 
 

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President Donald Trump's disappointment with news coverage is understandable and hardly unusual for a political figure, but berating people for doing their job is disappointing and contrary to the ideals of the founders of the republic.

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    Amuse-bouche: A few words with Emily Blue

    Staff writer Paul Wood asked the 24-year-old native who's making a big wave in Chicago a few questions before she performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Taste of Champaign-Urbana at West Side Park.

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    The Screening Room | 'Crazy Rich Asians' a beautiful, bland affair

    Based on the novel by Kevin Kwan, this film is a pleasant enough affair, though hardly groundbreaking narratively. Think of an episode of "Dynasty," but with a much lighter tone.

     

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