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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Feb. 26, 2017

With the UI's 150th anniversary just two days away, our year-long series continues here, with 10 female grads who went on to greatness telling us about the places and spaces that made the most indelible impressions on them.

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Feb. 26, 2017

Getting Personal: Carol Ammons

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Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, the Urbana Democrat representing the 103rd House District in Illinois chats with staff writer Melissa Merli.


Wired In: Neelan Veloo

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Staff writer Paul Wood talks with the UI sophomore who founded AVA, a startup that helps create cross-platform software to solve common problems.

A & E

Playing Critic: Price for 'Onion Knights' a little too steep

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When what was a cellphone game is ported to a console, in this case the PlayStation 4, a reviewer such as myself has a few basic questions to consider.

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Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am

So what is it, Urbana?

So what is it, Urbana?

A hotbed for politcal activism: perception or reality? 

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am

On-air pair keeping it lively


While the debates can sometimes become heated, judges Steigmann and McCuskey enjoy each other's company -- even away from the mic.

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Finding Rodney Davis

No one seems to know where the Taylorville Republican was much of last week.

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Feb. 26, 2017

Top of the Morning, Feb. 26, 2017

Villa Grove is where you go to wait for trains. Even social media has caught on.

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:00am

Jones: Mascot issue not a priority right now

Jones: Mascot issue not a priority right now

'This is an important issue, but in the overall scheme of things that I have to contend with to ensure the future excellence and vitality of this university, it's lower on my list,' he said.

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:27pm

Coroner: Fire victim was a female


Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Saturday it may be early next week before he has a positive identification of a body removed from a fire-damaged house at 908 W. Clark St., C.

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:00am

A Life Remembered: 'He means a lot to our community'

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Friends and family of Eddie Carter, Rantoul's first black police officer, remember him as a loving family man.

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:00am

New Regional Planning Commission exec to start in June

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Malawi native Dalitso Sulamoyo is now president and CEO of the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies in Springfield. He is expected to begin work at the RPC on June 1.


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