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High school football scoreboard: Sept. 21-22, 2018

St. Joseph-Ogden, Fisher, GCMS among area unbeaten teams vying for playoff eligibility tonight

High school football scoreboard: Sept. 21-22, 2018
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Clergy Corner, Sept. 21, 2018

Clergy Corner, Sept. 21, 2018

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders and institutions, staff writer Deb Pressey looks at the campaign to raise about $600,000 for repairs for McKinley Memorial Presbyterian Church in Campustown.

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Nightlife listings, Sept. 20-27, 2018

Nightlife listings, Sept. 20-27, 2018

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

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Frank's Faves: Closing lines

Frank's Faves: Closing lines

Just like people's last words, movie's last lines are not to be taken lightly. You never know how long they may endure, enshrined forever in the hearts and minds of film fans.

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Teacher of the Week: Melissa Ward

Teacher of the Week: Melissa Ward

The kindergarten/first-grade teacher at Ruth M. Schneider Elementary School in Farmer City is known for being 'silly' with her students.

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Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 21, 2018

Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 21, 2018

We have a record-breaking 22 items in the 'Bag this week, everything from more information on Big Elmer the fish to a longtime vacant lot in Champaign that may be vacant no more and a sculpture in Urbana that has gone into storage.


Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:00am

UI fundraising record: Almost $500 million in one year

UI fundraising record: Almost $500 million in one year

The $415.2 million raised by the Urbana campus, announced at the UI Foundation annual meeting, surpasses the previous record of $345.3 million in 2013



Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:35am

More scrutiny, public comment coming for Middle Fork River bank stabilization

More scrutiny, public comment coming for Middle Fork River bank stabilization

Texas-based Vistra Energy, which recently bought up Dynegy, has applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to put more rocks on the river bank.


Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:00am

UI grad student to be honored for efforts to support fellow immigrants

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Carmen Hernandez, who is studying social work at the UI, will receive the C-U Immigration Forum's Student Leadership Award — one of five the group plans to hand out in its annual ceremony Saturday.


Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:00am

Parents have one word for Urbana's French dual-language program: Enchanté

Parents have one word for Urbana's French dual-language program: Enchanté

Prompted by growing interest, the district launched the version at Yankee Ridge this year, to the delight of French-speaking Congolese families in the area as well as monolingual English speakers.


Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign's new custom-designed firetruck ready for its first call

Champaign's new custom-designed firetruck ready for its first call

Ahead of the jack-of-all-trades ladder truck's 'push-in' ceremony, set for noon Saturday at Station 4 on John Street, Chief Gary Ludwig and Lt. Brian Ball provided a quick look at what firefighters have at their disposal.


Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:00am

Hiring process for Rantoul administrator still in negotiation phase

'The (finalist for the post) and I have met. We have set certain criteria for the job, and the individual is pondering that decision and how that would affect his life and this position,' Mayor Chuck Smith said Thursday.


Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Sept. 21, 2018

Top of the Morning, Sept. 21, 2018

Champaign's Pat and Cindy Schilling are longtime Illinois fans. But they now have another orange-and-blue team to cheer for: Syracuse, after their son-in-law became offensive coordinator.


 
 

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    The Screening Room | Grand performances drive 'The Wife'

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