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LIVE! Illini season opener

The white helmets have made their way onto the Memorial Stadium turf. Fans are slowly starting to filter in. And Jalen Brunson will probably stop by the press box in the next hour or so. Kickoff is an hour away. 

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Police seek missing teen

Police seek missing teen

Champaign police have asked for help in finding a missing teen who walked away from a group outing almost three weeks ago.

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Learning some street smarts

Learning some street smarts

Urbana, Champaign and University of Illinois police have all recently been on details, especially in the campus area, to drive home the point that bicyclists have to follow almost all the same rules as motorists. 

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Younger children advised to skip needle

Younger children advised to skip needle

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending healthy kids ages 2-8 get the nasal form of the flu vaccine because it may protect them better than flu shots.

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Fri., Aug 29

High school football scoreboard, Aug. 29, 2014

The second year of the Nate Albaugh Era started with a 26-14 win for Central against Marion at Tommy Stewart Field. How did your team do tonight?


Sat., Aug 30

'We're not the no-smoking police'

A reminder to football fans who smoke: Lighting up at Illini tailgates is no longer allowed. Technically.

 


Sat., Aug 30

Researchers hope to give condiments a health boost

Spices and condiments may be capable of doing more than beefing up the flavor of foods.


Sat., Aug 30

Many benefit from woman's bequests

Betty Kaufmann lived in a modest Champaign home with her cat, and before she died last year, she made arrangements to leave a church in Buckley and six local service agencies a windfall.


Fri., Aug 29

Tom's Mailbag Aug. 30, 2014

The big topic is railroads, the industry that arrived in Champaign-Urbana in 1854, just 22 months after the first newspaper opened here. We’ll also get into politics, Ameren’s transmission line, the Champaign school district and Steven Salaita.


Sat., Aug 30

No MTD routes on Monday

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District buses will not operate on Monday in observance of Labor Day.


 

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What others are saying about ... the Ice Bucket Challenge

From basketball star LeBron James to country singer Miranda Lambert to former President George W. Bush, participants have helped raise nearly $90 million so far.

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