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Behind C-U's bid for IHSA hoops

Documents show the bid to bring the boys' state high school basketball tournament back to Champaign-Urbana included a $750,000 financial commitment from area donors and communities, discounts on hotel rates and a new slogan: “Legends Play Here.”

Behind C-U's bid for IHSA hoops
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UPDATED: Taiwanese CEO gives $12 million to UI

UPDATED: Taiwanese CEO gives $12 million to UI

Gift will fund Sidney Lu Center for Learning and Innovation, part of a top-to-bottom renovation of the Mechanical Engineering Building on campus.

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Sunday Sneak Peek: Latitude aiming for July `16 opening

Sunday Sneak Peek: Latitude aiming for July `16 opening

Under the previous plan, the buildings would have had 217 apartments with 604 bedrooms. Now the company intends to change that to 324 units with 519 bedrooms.

A & E

Who lives here? April 18, 2015

Who lives here? April 18, 2015

We're heading to the water with some vessels where characters resided.

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Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:20pm

LIVE: 2015 Ebertfest Day 5

LIVE: 2015 Ebertfest Day 5

Our Melissa Merli is on the scene — a rainy one at that — for the last day of the annual film festival. 


Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:16pm

Fire destroys home in Rantoul

The single-story frame house at 1105 E. Champaign Ave. was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived about 3:20 a.m.


Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:00am

26 new restaurants in C-U over the last year

26 new restaurants in C-U over the last year

Seven restaurants with East Asian influence (Caffe Bene, Masijta Grill, Miga, Koto Ramen, Pho Cafe, Hot Pot Lab, Voice KTV).


Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 19, 2015

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 19, 2015

We asked 10 people in the home building and designing business: What’s the most unique request you’ve fielded from a client?


Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:00am

Kacich: Of Rauner, Sirois and mayoral spending

Rauner for Tom

Although Champaign Mayor Don Gerard portrayed Toby Sirois merely as a campaign volunteer, Gerard’s recent campaign disclosure report shows that Sirois was the only person to be paid by the Gerard campaign between Jan. 1 and March 31.


Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:00am

Lineup released for Ellnora Guitar Festival

Los Lobos, Luther Dickinson and Dan Zanes are among guitar acts that will return to Krannert Center in September for the sixth biennial Ellnora Guitar Festival.


Sun, 04/19/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, April 19, 2015

Top of the Morning, April 19, 2015

Centennial's Dance Marathon was an overwhelming success for everyone involved.


 

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