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High school football scoreboard, Aug. 26-27, 2016

Weather caused the Ford County rivalry game between Paxton-Buckley-Loda and Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley to be postponed until Saturday night, but the rest of our area's Week 1 games were played.

High school football scoreboard, Aug. 26-27, 2016
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Restaurant lined up to replace Escobar's

Restaurant lined up to replace Escobar's

Downtown Champaign building owner confirmed it will not be a chain establishment but stopped short of saying whether the restaurateurs are local.

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Frank's Faves: Election campaign comedies

Frank's Faves: Election campaign comedies

Last week featured campaign dramas. Now for the lighter side.

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C-U's rockin' again

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After a lengthy hiatus, big-name, chart-topping music acts are back to booking gigs in C-U, making what's left of 2016 worth a listen, no matter your genre.

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Champaign Paralympian says Rio Games may be her last

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She and the other members of the women's sitting volleyball team will be trying for their first gold after silvers in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012.

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Fri, 08/26/2016 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016

Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016

Any week at Mailbag Headquarters is a successful week when we don’t get a question about when Golden Corral is coming to town. Such was this week.


Fri, 08/26/2016 - 7:00am

Clergy corner, Aug. 26, 2016

Clergy corner, Aug. 26, 2016

A new weekly feature from Managing Editor JEFF D'ALESSIO spotlighting area religious leaders — both in the pulpit and out of it.



Fri, 08/26/2016 - 7:00am

UI-Carle med school dean decision likely by October

PricewaterhouseCoopers hired to help with accreditation process


Fri, 08/26/2016 - 7:00am

Minister on quest to better police, community relations

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He's holding a training session for Danville police and Vermilion County sheriff's deputies today.


Fri, 08/26/2016 - 7:00am

What's In A Name? Farmer City

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Had it not been for confusion with the United States Postal Service, it might be known today as Mount Pleasant. 


Thu, 08/25/2016 - 6:55pm

Beckman, Tar Heels part ways

Beckman, Tar Heels part ways

Coach left his post as a volunteer assistant with the Tar Heels on Thursday evening.


 

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