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Area candidate to Madigan: Step down as party chair

But Jen McMillin of Decatur, the only Democratic candidate in the 101st House District, said she isn't calling for Madigan to step down as Speaker of the House "at this time."

Area candidate to Madigan: Step down as party chair
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2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 21

2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 21

This week's report from our 36 student correspondents.

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Teacher of the Week: Chris Antonsen

Teacher of the Week: Chris Antonsen

The language-arts teacher at Champaign's Countryside School has been many things — college professor, web developer, scout leader, dad, grant writer — but the title he gets questions about is folklorist.

Are We There Yet?

When is enough enough?

Another school shooting, and it’s past time for change — we’ve failed too many victims

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PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 13th Congressional District Democrats

PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 13th Congressional District Democrats

Candidates in local races answer questions from 40-year political writer Tom Kacich ahead of the March 20 primary. TODAY: Jon Ebel, David Gill, Erik Jones, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan and Angel Sides, vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, in November.

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Opponents asking authorities to stop 'Paint the Hall Chief'

Opponents asking authorities to stop 'Paint the Hall Chief'

A letter signed by 16 people — activists, several Native Americans and professors, among others — said the event planned for Thursday's men's basketball game violates state and federal anti-discrimination statutes.


Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:00am

A Life Remembered: Urbana civil engineer, state rep 'was definitely a doer'

A Life Remembered: Urbana civil engineer, state rep 'was definitely a doer'

Civility defined the life of the fun-loving, kind Tom Berns, who dedicated it to the service of his clients and his community, including in the Illinois House and on several local organizations' boards.



Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign council gives initial OK to integration of fire, ambulance units

Fire Chief Gary Ludwig proposed the changes as part of modifications to the city's 1988 ambulance ordinance, last updated in 2002.


Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | Illinois Supreme Court's motorcycle ruling full of negatives

The case involved forfeiture law, and this specific dispute concerns a motorcycle that belonged — emphasis on "belonged" — to Petra Henderson. If the ruling stands, the Robinson Police Department will sell it and pocket the proceeds.


Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana High principal tells board of effort to improve learning, behavior

Academically, the school has set a goal to improve performance across all demographic groups and erase racial gaps, while behaviorally, it has adopted a focus emphasizing restorative practices over traditional discipline.


Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:00am

Go figure, Feb. 21, 2018

A numerical look at local headlines.


Wed, 02/21/2018 - 7:00am

DACC board weighing $5-per-credit-hour tuition increase

Trustees on Thursday will discuss whether to approve the tuition hike for the upcoming year. The proposal will be voted on in March.


Wed, 02/21/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Feb. 21, 2018

Top of the Morning, Feb. 21, 2018

What's more remarkable than twins celebrating their 90th birthday? How about the fact that June Fulton Moll and Joyce Fulton Guymon have gone all this time without getting sideways with each other. Ever.


 
 

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