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UPDATE: Revised Landmark Hotel offer 'never went anywhere'

Alderman Dennis Roberts: "We really expected Crimson Rock to prepare a counter offer. ... They were sticking to their guns.”

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For cops, 'the motivation is the family'


Unsolved cases take toll on officers as well as relatives


Part 34: A hockey brawler, NBA executive and 2 Emmy winners

Part 34: A hockey brawler, NBA executive and 2 Emmy winners

In Part 34 of our yearlong series commemorating the UI's 150th birthday, we asked 10 grads who've gone on to big things to tell us about the places and spaces that made the most indelible impressions on them during their time in C-U.


Getting Personal: Wayne Pitard

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Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the 66-year-old retired professor of religion at the University of Illinois and former director of the Spurlock Museum on campus.


Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, June 23, 2017

It only seems like everyone has left East Central Illinois. The mailbag continues to get questions and find people aren't out of town (or out of the country) to answer those questions.

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:50am

Motorcyclist injured in accident on Old Church

Park Forest man traveled around another motorcyclist, then lost control of his own motorcycle at the intersection at Philo Road and crashed.

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:00am

'Imagine if that guy had started firing into the crowd instead of the air'

'Imagine if that guy had started firing into the crowd instead of the air'

At least one downtown business owner says he's repeatedly asked Champaign police to increase their presence but has gotten no response.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: Vietnam vet kept mum about service

Those Who Served: Vietnam vet kept mum about service

Now he's the commander of the Philo American Legion and a member of the Marine Corps League.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 26, 2017

Top of the Morning, June 26, 2017

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:00am

Teaming up vs. violence

Urbana to vote on multi-group, anti-crime push.

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:00am

Impending eclipse a bright spot for Carbondale


Southern Illinois hoping to cash in on Aug. 21 event

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: County executive's salary remains up in air

Democrats, who hold a majority on the county board and have the ability to set the salary for the position, are indicating that the executive here, who will be elected in November 2018, won't get a big salary.


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    Food or fuel: UI prof's study stirs debate on corn use

    Praveen Kumar quantified the social and environmental impact of corn in dollar terms and found that corn grown for food is worth $1,492 per hectare, whereas corn grown for biofuels has roughly a neutral impact, costing $10 per hectare.



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