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UPDATE: Monticello native's adopted Haitian son granted visa

Tim Parker's 6-year-old, Jamesley, needs the visa to come to the U.S. for the funeral of his father, who suffered a suspected heart attack in Haiti last week after seven years working at God's Littlest Angels Orphanage.

UPDATE: Monticello native's adopted Haitian son granted visa
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2018-19 High School Confidential: Week 19

2018-19 High School Confidential: Week 19

This week's report from the hallways, courtesy our 38 student writers

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Teacher of the Week: Tuscola's Katie Wienke

Teacher of the Week: Tuscola's Katie Wienke

The 16-year veteran's job at Tuscola High and East Prairie Middle School — social worker — can be as challenging as it is rewarding.

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Are We There Yet? | UI cancer advocates are Krushing it

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Wearing "Orange Krush Cancer" T-shirts, advocates were recognized during halftime at the Jan. 23 Illini game as part of a promotion for the Coaches vs. Cancer event.

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio: Black history heroes

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio: Black history heroes

In Part 1 of our two-Sunday Black History Month-inspired miniseries, we asked 25 familiar faces to think back to their childhood days and tell us about the African American figure they found most inspiring or intriguing.

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Tue, 02/19/2019 - 11:04pm

Destihl leaving downtown Champaign for Carle at the Fields

Destihl leaving downtown Champaign for Carle at the Fields

Citing a need to expand after outgrowing its space at the M2 Building, the restaurant announced the signing of a long-term lease with Green Street Realty for a 10,000-square-foot brewpub set to open in summer 2020.


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 10:13am

UPDATE: Tuesday night shooting in northwest Champaign happened in about same spot as Feb. 3 shooting

'This is not believed to be a random act of violence.'



Wed, 02/20/2019 - 7:00am

Lawmakers air policy concerns ahead of Pritzker's budget address

Lawmakers air policy concerns ahead of Pritzker's budget address

Staff writer Adalberto Toledo asked four state legislators about four topics the governor plans to address.


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 7:00am

Carle Illinois College of Medicine hoping to foster healthy competition with 'Make-A-Thon'

Carle Illinois College of Medicine hoping to foster healthy competition with 'Make-A-Thon'

The event, which runs through March 11, will solicit ideas from the public and bring the 10 best to fruition over the next year. Winners will get $10,000 to use at the UI's Health Maker Lab.


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 7:00am

Urbana district filling vacancies in tech department after data errors

'We had many, many systems that were out of sync. I'm being as blunt as I can be — there were 12 months of this bad data,' said interim Assistant Superintendent Jean Korder.


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 3:01pm

Champaign council OKs more funding for small-business program

Some of them expressed concern, however, that the small-business incentive program hasn't reached out to the number of minority-owned businesses that they expected.


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | In his new world, Salaita takes the driver's seat

Jim Dey | In his new world, Salaita takes the driver's seat


Wed, 02/20/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Feb. 20, 2019

Top of the Morning, Feb. 20, 2019

One day in Villa Grove, maybe at Henson Park or at the high school or at the diamonds just off Illinois 130, there will be a tribute to the late Gary 'Heater' Nohren, who died Feb. 11 at age 69.


 
 

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