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I'll remember 2014 because ...

All that snow in January? All that controversy on campus? The Great Impasta closing?  

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Dec. 21, 2014

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Does your heart need a little warming? This ought to do it: What's the kindest, most selfless act you witnessed in 2014? 

Local

Bowl breakdown: Is it worth the trip?

Bowl breakdown: Is it worth the trip?

Of the Illini’s recent bowl games, the most tickets were sold to the Rose (25,098), but the university was committed to 26,272. That left the UI to absorb $158,490 total for unsold tickets. The total cost of tickets absorbed for the Kraft bowl reached $107,020.

A & E

A star is reborn

A star is reborn

Owner breathes new life into old theater.

Local

Kacich: Selling of Christmas a longstanding tradition

Stores in Champaign-Urbana were open every night leading up to Christmas and some, like the Jos. C. Bowman Jewelry Shop in downtown Champaign and the Lowenstern-Mies Department Store in Urbana, were even open Christmas Eve night.

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Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:00am

Body cams: A new view

Body cams: A new view

“It’s nice to have an extra set of eyes. It’s protection for our officers as well as the citizens,” said Rantoul Chief Paul Farber, whose department took more than a year to train officers and test the technology.


Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:00am

'I'll take "Dream Come True" for $1,000, Alex'

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Applebee teaches at Champaign's Novak Academy, an alternative high school, where the students and staff are eagerly awaiting her appearance on Tuesday's airing of "Jeopardy."


Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Dec. 22, 2014: From the archives

Top of the Morning, Dec. 22, 2014: From the archives

A look at the most-viewed photo galleries of 2014 at news-gazette.com.


Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:00am

12 Stories of Christmas: Danville woman keeps her 'kids' well fed

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This time of year, Rose Gates always packs extras in her kids' lunches, like candy canes and chocolates, and doubles up on some main items. She has more than 180 kids.


Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:00am

Schools report: Educating you on the happenings in area districts

By day's end, voters will know whose names will appear on the April 7 ballot for area school board seats.


Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:00am

CU-CitizensAccess: 'Low priority' STDs beat state average

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Champaign County residents see the spread of sexually transmitted diseases as among the lowest-priority health concerns in the community, but the county's rate is higher than the state average.


Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:00am

Lacys putting barbecue business under a roof

Lacys putting barbecue business under a roof

Marvin Lacy and Beverly Jackson-Lacy hope to open Lacy's Famous Kansas City-Style BBQ in downtown Urbana by early next year.


 

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