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Reason to march: 'There's too much at stake'

Organizers estimated that up to 5,000 people showed up for Saturday's rally at West Side Park.

Reason to march: 'There's too much at stake'
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Getting Personal: Mitch Marlow

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The 51-year-old Champaign resident who works as sales and public-relations manager at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign chatted with staff writer Melissa Merli.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: A father's plea to keep the ACA

If Congress kills the Affordable Care Act and its protection of pre-existing conditions (of which Type 1 diabetes is a major offender), my 5-month-old will be on the hook for $2,000 a month for the rest of her life.

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Wired In: Kevin Guo

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Each week, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference-maker. This week: The co-founder of Skydro, which uses self-guided (autonomous) drones to detect moisture content and help farmers.

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Weekend Planner: MLK, creatively expressed

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The 2017 university-and-community commemorations of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. come to an end today, with the Community Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon at Krannert Center.

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Sun, 01/22/2017 - 7:00am

Where did all Hirschfeld's money go?

Where did all Hirschfeld's money go?

25 months after their father's passing, John Hirschfeld's children are engaged in a heated legal tussle with the former media executive's second wife over his estate.


Sun, 01/22/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Jan. 22, 2017

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Jan. 22, 2017

This being inauguration weekend, we asked 10 high school seniors — who ran slightly less contentious campaigns than the ones you usually read about in these pages — to tell us about their paths to class presidency.



Sun, 01/22/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: A key week for the fiscal future of Illinois

The economy in Champaign-Urbana, largely immune from the deterioration in other parts of Illinois in recent years, is starting to show effects, according to a report on Illinois' economic forecast by Moody's Analytics.


Sun, 01/22/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Jan. 22, 2017

Top of the Morning, Jan. 22, 2017

Next weekend's Schweighart Shootout will honor the man many credit for making archery so popular in Champaign-Urbana.


Sun, 01/22/2017 - 10:43am

Schock case headed for Urbana federal court

U.S. District Court Chief Judge James Shadid assigned the case to Judge Colin Bruce.


Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:49am

Women's March: Champaign

Women's March: Champaign

Rallies taking place throughout the U.S., including West Side Park


Sat, 01/21/2017 - 1:00pm

UPDATE: Suspect in Champaign bank robbery arrested

UPDATE: Suspect in Champaign bank robbery arrested

Police apprehended 30-year-old Jeremy Larson on Saturday morning.


 

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    Broeren Russo Builders: A blueprint for success

    The company, celebrating its 40th year, has been involved with several large projects in the area, including several schools, hospitals, Green Street high-rises, State Farm Center and Memorial Stadium.

     

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