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Guilty plea nets four-year sentence for second-degree murder

Sarah Kijanowski, 27, could be freed in four months in 2016 stabbing of Chase Yets.

Guilty plea nets four-year sentence for second-degree murder
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Part 49: A couple of ink-stained wretches earn their stripes

With the UI celebrating birthday No. 150 this year, Editor Jeff D'Alessio caught up with hundreds of graduates who have gone on to big things. Today: The journalists.

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Getting Personal: Dave Monk

Getting Personal: Dave Monk

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the host of 'Prairie Monk' on WEFT who combines agriculture, art, engineering and education and has been a major force in the Kickapoo Rail Trail, whose first segment between Urbana and St. Joseph recently opened.

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The Relunctant Townie: Looking back on the summer of '17

I am officially declaring it to have perished a premature death of unnatural causes, so to avoid sliding into despair (knowing that autumn, and yes, then WINTER follows close behind), I like to take stock of what was.

Business

Wired In: Deming Chen

Wired In: Deming Chen

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois professor and co-founder of Inspirit IoT, which aims to use smart audio recorders to improve security — starting with the Urbana-Champaign campus.

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Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:28am

Earthquake that hit southeastern Illinois felt in area

Earthquake that hit southeastern Illinois felt in area

The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the epicenter of the quake, which struck at 6:47 a.m., was about 7.5 miles east-northeast of Albion, near the Indiana border.


Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:00am

Ailing mom's attendance at son's dog show is perfect medicine for both

Ailing mom's attendance at son's dog show is perfect medicine for both

Her husband's secret plan allowed Sarah Hughes, who was recovering from a bone-marrow transplant as part of her battle against leukemia, be in the room as son Duncan and his dog, Buck, gave their state-fair performance.



Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:00am

Urbana council OKs lighter requirement for spontaneous protests

City Attorney James Simon's ordinance requires organizers of events taking place within 48 hours to 'make a reasonable effort' to notify the police chief or public works department 'as soon as reasonably practicable.'


Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:00am

UI provost finalists prepare for campus presentations

They start at 4 p.m. today with Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Brothers sharing same fate as result of sharing same affliction

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The root of the problem for Alan and Gerard James is what one local psychiatrist calls a 'shared psychotic disorder' that their lives were in danger and that the brothers reinforced in each other.


Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:00am

UI Senate approves clairification to gen-ed requirements

The measure approved Monday recognizes what is done in practice — setting the six-hour minimum requirements campuswide and allowing individual academic departments to add more if desired.


Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:00am

Danville council set to vote on fire department cost-savings package

The president of the firefighters' union, which has already approved the proposal, would not disclose any details of the agreements that Local 429 and city officials have been negotiating since March.


Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Sept. 19, 2017

Top of the Morning, Sept. 19, 2017

Our second class of High School Confidential correspondents is coming together.


 

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    2,500 GM workers go on strike at SUV plant in Ontario

    Members of Unifor Local 88 in Ingersoll, west of Toronto, stopped working when their contract expired at 10:59 p.m. Sunday in a dispute over job security.

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    Community Wellness: Link between hunger and health says a lot

    For some using support programs or with limited incomes, food choices can be limited, especially among the most healthful items. So what can families do to get the healthiest bang for their grocery-store buck?

     

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