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Once part of sports' dark era, Patrick Arnold is on new quest

If it were up to the Seymour chemist, he wouldn't have risen to fame for his role in Marion Jones' three Olympic gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Games or Barry Bonds' transformation from a wiry, all-around player into a hulking home run hitter who broke major league records.

Once part of sports' dark era, Patrick Arnold is on new quest
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Getting Personal: Scott Cinnamon

Getting Personal: Scott Cinnamon

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI College of Medicine at Chicago graduate and internist with the Carle Physician Group who is involved with Little League and wresting.

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Just Askin' | Wildfires' wide reach

Just Askin' | Wildfires' wide reach

How does wildfire smoke from California make it to Illinois?

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Wired In: Tonisha Thacker

Wired In: Tonisha Thacker

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI senior double-majoring in chemistry and sociology who won most advanced marketing-business development in the 2018 UI Research Park Intern Awards.

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The Reluctant Townie | Extra! Extra! President Trump eats paper!

The Reluctant Townie | Extra! Extra! President Trump eats paper!

While I don't trust Omarosa Manigault-Newman's word as a person, I do trust her to operate in her own best interest, and I think she feels at this time her best interest is R-E-V-E-N-G-E.

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Sat, 08/18/2018 - 12:13pm

Listen to 'Plant Experts Live at Prairie Gardens'

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Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:39pm

What's new? In area schools, plenty

The News-Gazette's third annual list of what's new on the area school scene has a little bit of everything —from iPads and ukuleles to driver's ed vans and 'owning a car' class.


Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:40pm

All-star alums offer a few words of advice for the UI Class of '22

All-star alums offer a few words of advice for the UI Class of '22

With the Class of 2022 about to descend upon Champaign-Urbana, we asked 10 UI alums who've gone on to big things for words of wisdom they'd offer the incoming freshman class.



Sun, 08/19/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Aug. 19, 2018

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Bill Gray's been on the job a long time.


Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:22pm

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

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 lectures about ethics. 'In the system, we have to be concerned about that.'


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana police union's drive keeps Wiley Elementary stocked on supplies

Urbana police union's drive keeps Wiley Elementary stocked on supplies

Among the riches: 52 backpacks, 137 boxes of crayons, 81 packs of colored pencils, 91 packs of No. 2 pencils, 64 bottles of glue, 88 packs of glue sticks, 45 packs of index cards and 53 pairs of scissors.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Danville company's Barry Bonds plaque a hit on ESPN

Danville company's Barry Bonds plaque a hit on ESPN

Throughout a recently aired segment discussing the case for inducting the slugger into the Hall of Fame, there are shots of a 'would-be replica' plaque made at Hall of Fame Plaques and Signs, 1125 N. Kimball St.


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.


Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:00am

Resurfacing work begins on several downtown Champaign streets

Resurfacing work begins on several downtown Champaign streets

The improvements, staggered across six locations, got underway Friday and are expected to be finished within a week, weather permitting.


 
 

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Editorial | Foul on the bench

In an unusual decision, the Illinois Courts Commission properly reprimanded Appellate Judge Robert Steigmann of Urbana for actively soliciting paid speaking engagements with law-enforcement organizations, medical societies and hospitals in Illinois.

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    Most area farmers OK with not having a lot of cover

    Though cover crops are often touted as one of the best ways for them to reduce runoff and conserve nutrients in soils, only a small percentage use the practice, as many are waiting to see if it's profitable.

     

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