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Aerial tour of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium, which opened in 1923 and is dedicated to University of Illinois students who perished in World War I, is the home of the Illini football team. 

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Oct. 19, 2014

Rietz for Big 10

We interrupt the wave of vicious attack ads to bring you something cheerier. We asked 10 elected officials to think back to their first campaign and share the one tale from the trail that’s guaranteed to make us grin.

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Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

A comprehensive look at the life of the legendary coach, who died Wednesday. 

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Tyke Peacock: Long road back

Tyke Peacock

“I got on my knees in the cell and the first thing I asked God was to take the craving for those drugs away from me,” the former Urbana high jumping star said.

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning: From the archives

Top of the Morning: From the archives

A look back at Memorial Stadium to go with a newly posted video.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am

Teens taking part in election process

Teens taking part in election process

Dozens of area high school students will be hands-on this Election Day — even though many of them aren't yet old enough to vote.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am

Summer jobs program lacks males

A joint city and school district program that finds summer jobs for Champaign students is having trouble attracting boys — particularly black males.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:00am

4th school resource officer proposed in Danville

The school board will vote Wednesday on whether to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the city for a fourth officer.


Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:00am

How will election impact UI Board of Trustees?

How will election impact UI Board of Trustees?

On Nov. 4, Illinois voters will elect a governor for the next four years. And whoever is elected will decide whether the three leaders of the UI board of trustees, including Chairman Chris Kennedy, will continue in the seats they’ve held since 2009. 


Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:00am

Election '14: Behind-the-scenes at a debate

Election '14: Behind-the-scenes at a debate

In a long political campaign of speeches, fundraising phone calls, meetings with interest groups, marching in parades, interviews with editorial boards, producing television commercials and everything else leading to Election Day, there’s probably nothing as potentially perilous as a live debate, especially one on television.


Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:00am

Dan Corkery: Beetle, Hagar, Hi and Lois: It's all in the family

Dan Corkery: Beetle, Hagar, Hi and Lois: It's all in the family

I'll say one thing about Hiram and Lois Flagston: They've aged well. So have their kids. So well, after 60 years, they're still kids.


 

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