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Man accused of stealing money from newlyweds' cards charged with felony

Paul W. Devine, 61, of DeWitt was charged Monday with felony theft with a prior theft. Judge John Kennedy set his bond at $1,000; he is due back in court Oct. 9.

Man accused of stealing money from newlyweds' cards charged with felony
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Champaign council member seeks assurance: No 'Friday Night Lights' at McKinley

Champaign council member seeks assurance: No 'Friday Night Lights' at McKinley

'(We want) at least something that limits it,' said Greg Stock, who will discuss the proposal along with the rest of the council at tonight's study session.

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First UI med school class builds bridges between health, tech, engineering

First UI med school class builds bridges between health, tech, engineering

Carle-Illinois class unites diverse personal, educational, professional experiences in first-of-its-kind school

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Getting Personal: Tori Exum

Getting Personal: Tori Exum

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Urbana resident who is senior manager for extra services at the University of Illinois and co-founded Girl Scout Troop 2207 in 2010.

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Wired In: Mrinaal Mittal

Wired In: Mrinaal Mittal

Staff writer Paul Wood talks with the UI senior pursuing degrees in computer science and innovation, leadership and engineering entrepreneurship, who has already created several startups.

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Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign council member seeks assurance: No 'Friday Night Lights' at McKinley

Champaign council member seeks assurance: No 'Friday Night Lights' at McKinley

'(We want) at least something that limits it,' said Greg Stock, who will discuss the proposal along with the rest of the council at tonight's study session.


Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:55pm

Three teens arrested in weekend shooting in Danville

The trio — ages 17, 15 and 14 — were arrested late Monday about a block from the Kentucky Street house where the shooting took place and are being held on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm.



Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

Area districts finding there's no substitute for reliable replacement teachers

Area districts finding there's no substitute for reliable replacement teachers

Officials at districts large and small said finding enough has become a challenge amid a shortage in the state, and some are raising their rates to attract and keep them.


Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

Rauner signs bills securing MAP grants, easing credit transfers for college students

Rauner signs bills securing MAP grants, easing credit transfers for college students

The two bills, signed into law Monday, should help Illinois colleges and universities attract in-state students, lawmakers say.


Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

Newman woman named Illinoisan of the Day in 84th trip to state fair

Newman woman named Illinoisan of the Day in 84th trip to state fair

Charlotte Wax, 99, said when daughter Martha Burris broke the news, 'I thought she was kidding. It was quite an honor. I've had many people congratulate me — even on Facebook.'


Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

Assessor turnover means Douglas County property owners just getting tax bills

Bills only hit the mail Friday, giving taxpayers a month to come up with the first installment that's due Sept. 10, county Treasurer Bobbi Murray said. The second installment is due Oct. 10.


Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

Task force recommends raises for Champaign mayor, council members

A council-appointed group of local citizens has proposed that council members be paid $5,500 a year and that the mayor's annual salary be elevated to $35,500, starting in 2021.


Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:00am

DACC trustee steps down after being named finalist to lead foundation

DACC trustee steps down after being named finalist to lead foundation

The community college's board will discuss the process for replacing Tonya Hill at its Aug. 23 meeting. Under state law, the board has 60 days from her resignation date to fill a vacancy.


 
 

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