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UI trustees approve law school for Chicago campus

The acquisition of the private John Marshall Law School in the South Loop area would take effect in fall 2019, with John Marshall transferring its students, faculty, funds and degree programs to UIC over time.

UI trustees approve law school for Chicago campus
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Nightlife listings, July 19-26, 2018

Nightlife listings, July 19-26, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town.

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Frank's Faves: Movie dreams

Frank's Faves: Movie dreams

Our dreams are said to be of two kinds: authentic or illusory. I suppose that's the case in movies, too, although most often they seem to be of two other kinds: deceptive or foreshadowing.

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Notes-Worthy: Virginia Roasas Jurado

Notes-Worthy: Virginia Roasas Jurado

C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with the local singer-songwriter.

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Jim Dey's Hot Corner: Mark Glennon

Jim Dey's Hot Corner: Mark Glennon

'It'll get worse and worse gradually. Hopefully, at some point everybody will wake up and really embrace some drastic solutions.'

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Thu, 07/19/2018 - 6:35pm

Danville man gets five years for mob action in 2017 stabbing death

Danville man gets five years for mob action in 2017 stabbing death

Ronald Pettis, 24, was sentenced Thursday after a jury last month acquitted him of first-degree murder but convicted him of mob action in the May 30, 2017, death of Kuron Kimmons, 43.


Thu, 07/19/2018 - 1:05pm

Music on Main: Jessica Rose takes on a country classic and a hit

Before heading off to Illinois State to study music therapy, Jessica Rose dropped by The News-Gazette's lobby to play "Jolene" and "Broken Halos." Interested in playing in downtown Champaign? Email VP of News Jim Rossow at jrossow@news-gazette.com.

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Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:00am

At Japan House, Offerman's gazebo no longer off the beaten path

At Japan House, Offerman's gazebo no longer off the beaten path

A winding, landscaped sidewalk designed by Japan House founder Shozo Sato, mentor to the actor and UI theater alum, now leads visitors to the 'azumaya' built by the NBC star and his California woodshop.


Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:29am

Vermilion board chairman chosen to fill out Hays' term in Illinois House

Vermilion board chairman chosen to fill out Hays' term in Illinois House

Republican Party officials in Champaign and Vermilion counties unanimously agreed Wednesday to name Mike Marron to fill out the term for the 104th District seat for which he is running as the GOP candidate in November.


Thu, 07/19/2018 - 7:00am

Student-lunch debts at 3 Champaign schools erased with crowdfunding

GoFundMe campaigns started first for Carrie Busey Elementary and then for South Side and Barkstall all exceeded their goals, eliminating their unpaid balances and dropping the district's total from $25,480 to $22,931.


 
 

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    Nondairy 'milk' may soon need new descriptor

    The FDA has signaled plans to start enforcing a federal standard that defines 'milk' as coming from the 'milking of one or more healthy cows.' That would be a change for the agency, which has not gone after plant-based drinks labeled as 'milk.'

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    The Screening Room | 'Unfriended' sequel a thrilling look at tech's hold on us

    The way in which writer-director Stephen Susco uses a group of international mercenaries who do unspeakable acts as a metaphor for the insidious way social media has infiltrated our lives couldn't be more timely.

     

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