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Friday on the Farm, July 28, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Chris Hausman, 2015 Farm Leader of the Year

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#TheMJs, July 28, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson provides a glance at the best Twitter has to offer.

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On tap: Local brewery's bottled beer

On tap: Local brewery's bottled beer

'We were testing it out this very morning. We expect to start bottling beer within the next few days.'

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Club listings, July 27-Aug. 3, 2017

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

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Frank's Faves: O.J. Simpson movies

Frank's Faves: O.J. Simpson movies

"Nobody does it better. Makes me feel sad for the rest." — Carly Simon

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Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:57am

Mid-August opening for Panda Express

Mid-August opening for Panda Express

General manager Nicole Tobon played softball at Illinois


Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00am

Man involved in Christmas bar brawl arrested in July 9 beating at same Buckley bar

Man involved in Christmas bar brawl arrested in July 9 beating at same Buckley bar

Shayne A. Weber, 24, of rural Loda was arrested Wednesday on an Iroquois County bench warrant charging him with battery in the attack on Mike Hilligoss.



Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00am

Kilgore wins national grant for research on criminal-justice reform

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The controversial UI employee was awarded the Open Society Foundation Soros Justice Fellowship for 2017-18. The amount wasn't disclosed, but awards can range from $40,000 to $110,000 for projects lasting 12 to 18 months.


Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00am

Turnberry Ridge berm pulled off county's auction block

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But Fountainhead Drainage District attorney James Cottrell said it could go up again next year. The deed is now unowned, and county Treasurer Dan Welch said Ramshaw Real Estate decided not to take it back.


Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00am

Country star's show calls for amended procedures at fair

And with more than 6,000 fans expected to come see Chris Young featuring Drew Baldridge, some parking and traffic changes have been put into place to ensure a smooth operation for concertgoers and workers.


Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00am

UI calendar quirk means students get extra week of summer

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But that also means that finals will go a week longer for the upcoming fall semester, which will end Dec. 21.


Fri, 07/28/2017 - 7:00am

Edison Middle School spruces up fences with new logos

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Assistant Principal Jeron Blood was one of the four employees who put up the designs this week outside the 1914 building.


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 7:04pm

Pathologist: Only 1 of 5 shots that hit Champaign man killed him

Pathologist: Only 1 of 5 shots that hit Champaign man killed him

Dr. Shiping Bao testified during Joshu'ah Young's murder trial that the mortal wound to 22-year-old Rakim Vineyard entered his lower right back and hit his aorta as it traveled upward and forward through his stomach.


 

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    Drought putting stress on U.S. corn, soybeans, wheat, livestock

    Nearly 11 percent of the continental U.S. is in moderate drought or worse, said Richard Heim, a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in this week's summary.

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    Chuck Koplinski: 'Ghost Story' uniquely captivating

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