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Burnham Mansion: Asbestos, water damage issues ...

Inside, the historic building is full of contrasts — part old charmer, part just plain old and showing it.

Burnham Mansion: Asbestos, water damage issues ...
Living

Getting Personal: Christine Herman

Getting Personal: Christine Herman

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Champaign 32-year-old who is a chemist turned reporter and mom who flies on a trapeze.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: Tips for surviving Stormy details

The Reluctant Townie: Tips for surviving Stormy details

Things to consider before reading In Touch's magazine's 2011 interview with adult-film star Stormy Daniels about her 2006 affair with Donald Trump.

Business

Wired In: Amy LaViers

Wired In: Amy LaViers

Staff writer Paul Wood talks with the University of Illinois professor and dancer who also runs a start-up, AE Machines. She directs the UI's Robotics, Automation and Dance Lab.

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Weekend Planner: Prognosis: Cuddly

Weekend Planner: Prognosis: Cuddly

Boys and girls can bring their favorite stuffed animals to the Champaign Public Library today to get a checkup, courtesy of a bunch of University of Illinois veterinary students.

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Sun, 01/21/2018 - 7:00am

Burnham Mansion: ... but there's a buyer trying to save it

A private group has formed a not-for-profit corporation to pitch an offer of $389,618 to the building's current owner, the Champaign school district, to buy the house at 603 W. Church St.


Sun, 01/21/2018 - 7:00am

UI's capital plan will focus on facilities

Borrowing power will be vital for funding projects



Sun, 01/21/2018 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Jan. 21, 2018

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Jan. 21, 2018

January being Big Speech Month — State of the Union on Jan. 30, State of the State a day later — we asked this week's panel: Who's the most impressive or inspiring speaker you've ever heard?


Sun, 01/21/2018 - 7:00am

Top of the Morning, Jan. 21, 2018

Top of the Morning, Jan. 21, 2018

The chance to participate in the inaugural Roomful of Pianos concert has Champaign's Jo Ellen DeVilbiss excited for two reasons.


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:49pm

Davis: Democrats 'are the ones who shut down the government'

Davis: Democrats 'are the ones who shut down the government'

'I don’t think they were bargaining in good faith yesterday,' said the Republican congressman from Taylorville, adding it was 'more about messaging than government.'


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:18am

Chicago teen gets probation in holdup at Rantoul nail salon

Chicago teen gets probation in holdup at Rantoul nail salon

'This is an extraordinary opportunity — not one I’ve given to many people,' said Champaign County Judge Heidi Ladd in sentencing the 17-year-old to three years probation and 100 hours of public service.


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:10pm

1 dead, 5 injured in alcohol-related rollover on I-74 near Ogden

1 dead, 5 injured in alcohol-related rollover on I-74 near Ogden

Illinois State Police at Pesotum said troopers found alcohol at the scene of the crash near milepost 198 that killed a 27-year-old Danville man and injured five others. No names have been released.


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00am

Villa Grove teacher saves choking sixth-grader with Heimlich

Villa Grove teacher saves choking sixth-grader with Heimlich

Eagle Scout Ryan Brown, who teaches junior high and high school English, was on lunch duty when he used his training for the first time in a real-life situation.


 
 

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