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UI police spokesman Patrick Wade said longtime Chief opponent Jay Rosenstein, arrested for allegedly videotaping former and current Chief portrayers at State Farm Center, 'indicated to us that he felt a journalistic responsibility to record what was happening at the time.'

UPDATE: UI professor says he was acting as journalist while recording in bathroom
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Report card is in for 2016 Illinois Science Assessment

Report card is in for 2016 Illinois Science Assessment

Results of how well fifth- and eighth-graders and high-schoolers mastered the state's learning standards show that while close to 60 percent of grade school students were proficient, only 39 percent of high school students were.

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Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 19, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Jan. 19, 2018

In brief the north Champaign Goodwill will reopen soon, Carle will be out of Lincoln Square by summer, U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis and John Shimkus each have one African-American on their staffs, you can park on C-U streets for no more than 72 hours without risk of being towed, a vehicle underpass at Main Street in downtown Champaign would be a bad idea and swear words generally won't get in a newspaper unless you're the POTUS.

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Getting Personal: Christine Herman

Getting Personal: Christine Herman

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Champaign 32-year-old who is a chemist turned reporter and mom who flies on a trapeze.

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Wired In: Amy LaViers

Wired In: Amy LaViers

Staff writer Paul Wood talks with the University of Illinois professor and dancer who also runs a start-up, AE Machines. She directs the UI's Robotics, Automation and Dance Lab.

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Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:07pm

UPDATE: 'Thank God it didn't completely go up'

UPDATE: 'Thank God it didn't completely go up'

Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church survived a two-alarm fire that broke out Tuesday in the attic of the rectory at the downtown Champaign facility. No one was hurt; the rector said it's too early to tell if services will be affected.


Tue, 01/23/2018 - 5:00pm

UPDATE: Crash cash came from video-gambling terminals

UPDATE: Crash cash came from video-gambling terminals

Interstate 74 near Mahomet was closed for about an hour Tuesday after the two-vehicle wreck. A third driver was hospitalized after swerving to avoid the accident and hitting a guardrail.



Tue, 01/23/2018 - 1:54pm

Rantoul man charged with murder in fatal stabbing

Rantoul man charged with murder in fatal stabbing

Jarvis Garrett, 26, faces four counts of murder in the Jan. 18 death of Fate Young, 21.


Tue, 01/23/2018 - 9:30am

Fired township employees to collect vacation, sick leave pay

Kim Hooper, a former deputy assessor, will be paid $20,318.59, and Jamie Willard, the former deputy assessor, will be paid $12,049.72.


Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:00am

Julie Wurth: 'Be the most successful person you can be'

Julie Wurth: 'Be the most successful person you can be'

UI math whiz Marquise Linnear from Chicago's West Side has beaten the odds with support from the Bottom Line program, which helps first-generation students from low-income backgrounds get into and graduate from college.


Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:00am

Developer adjusts proposal for sports facility near UI campus

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Peter Fox now proposes adding on to the I Hotel Conference Center and building a smaller, two-sheet ice rink for community use, with a possible third sheet for a Division 1 hockey team added later in the future.


Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:00am

Fluctuating temperatures have potholes sprouting up like weeds

Fluctuating temperatures have potholes sprouting up like weeds

Cities, armed with some new tools, are rushing to patch them, but 'public works can't fix a pothole before it becomes a pothole.'


Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:00am

Presence suspends 2 Danville employees after release on donations

Dr. Krishnarao Tangella, chairman of Covenant's foundation board, said he believes they were removed  from their jobs because they were being associated with whistle-blowing.


 
 

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