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The latest in the Steven Salaita saga

Nearly three weeks after the University of Illinois Board of Trustees rejected his appointment to the faculty, Steven Salaita and his lawyers appear closer to taking legal action against the UI.

The latest in the Steven Salaita saga
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Buddy Walk raises awareness, funds for those with Down syndrome

Buddy Walk raises awareness, funds for those with Down syndrome

 "All the kids with Down syndrome, it's their day."

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Pink icing or blue?

Baby 'gender reveals' take on a life of their own

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What's cool in school: Technology in the gym at Urbana High School

What's cool in school: Technology in the gym at Urbana High School

Welcome to high school Phys Ed, 21st century style: with iPads.

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Dan Corkery: War memorial, which remains in storage, in need of new home

Dan Corkery: War memorial, which remains in storage, in need of new home

This story needs an ending, preferably a happy one. The happy ending would be a new home.

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Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:00pm

Urbana father charged with battery to baby

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A 2-month-old child is expected to recover from internal injuries that authorities believe may have been inflicted by her father over the weekend.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:24am

Two killed in Ford County crash

Two people were killed when two pickup trucks collided head-on in rural Ford County on Tuesday.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

Neighbors still concerned about housing development

Neighbors still concerned about housing development

As construction begins, some residents near an affordable housing complex in southwest Champaign remain concerned about what it means for the future of their neighborhood.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

State halts insurance deduction from pension checks; refund timing uncertain

Thousands of retirees from the University of Illinois and other state agencies should notice a slightly larger annuity check this month.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Big money not in local contests

Tom Kacich: Big money not in local contests

The big bucks that were supposed to go into races for the 13th Congressional District and the 103rd Illinois House race appear to be going elsewhere.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

Court date this week for accused murderer

Court date this week for accused murderer

The Rockford man accused of brutally murdering a Monticello mother, and killing his high school classmate, is due back in court Thursday. 


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

GOP urging action on Eagle Creek

GOP urging action on Eagle Creek

Republican legislators are putting the heat on state officials to get moving on the redevelopment of the long-vacant Eagle Creek Resort on Lake Shelbyville.


 

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Move on fracking

Supporters of "fracking" greeted recent news that the state had completed the rule-making process for this new means of energy exploration with a combination of dismay and relief.

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    Cabo's gift certificates valid at other CMT restaurants

    People holding Cabo's Cantina and Grill gift certificates will be able to use them at other restaurants owned by CMT Ventures, the company announced Tuesday.