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Updated: pickup truck hits building after collision with bus in Champaign

Police say the truck driver hit the gas pedal instead of the brake prior to crashing into the building.

Updated: pickup truck hits building after collision with bus in Champaign
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Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 28, 2015

Tom's Mailbag, Aug. 28, 2015

Suspended roadwork on Illinois 130, a new playground at Glenn Park, the quality of pizza in Champaign schools, Planned Parenthood services, a long-vacant storefront in downtown Champaign, a delayed apartment project in Champaign ...

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Country Fair: No concrete plans

Country Fair: No concrete plans

With 70,000 square feet of available space for lease, Champaign shopping center's future not looking so bright.

Local

Donation lets Bailey Academy class go big

Donation lets Bailey Academy class go big

"We've had so many orders, I'm running out of disk space on my computer."

A & E

Frank's Faves: Woulda, shoulda, coulda — or not

Frank's Faves: Woulda, shoulda, coulda — or not

True or false? If you don't watch a show right from the start, fuhgeddaboutit!

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Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:00pm

Where Am I? Aug. 31, 2015

Where Am I? Aug. 31, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:00am

Parking problems persist for Fluid Event Center

Parking problems persist for Fluid Event Center

Limited number of spaces has been an ongoing issue.



Mon, 08/31/2015 - 9:00am

Monday morning pop quiz: Aug. 31, 2015

Monday morning pop quiz: Aug. 31, 2015

10 questions about news that broke— from a big act coming to the Virginia Theatre to another big name leaving the UI — in last week's News-Gazette and news-gazette.com.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:00am

WWII: 'You just weren't meant to leave this world'

WWII: 'You just weren't meant to leave this world'

A salute to those who served: Savoy man was shot just 48 hours into his first combat mission


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:00am

Gale attorneys to file new motion in Piatt County

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Attorneys for a Champaign police officer accused of sex crimes have asked a judge to reconsider an order that he be evaluated under the Sexually Dangerous Persons Act.


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:00am

Message sign installations to affect interstate traffic

Road closures are scheduled for this week


Mon, 08/31/2015 - 7:00am

Extended deadline in Danville boosts applicant numbers

By today, the city of Danville may have more than 100 applicants ready for testing to be a police officer or firefighter.


 

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    Getting Personal: Matthew Duco

    Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 34-year-old Champaign attorney Matthew Duco, an up-and-coming Democrat, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood.

     

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    Studio Visit: Kemal Nance

    Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, Kemal Nance, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Illinois in African-American studies and a lecturer for Dance at Illinois.