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Indoor trampoline park coming to former YMCA in west Champaign

Arizona-based Elevate Trampoline Park, which opened a location in July in Peoria, will open another at 707 N. Country Fair Drive, where the Y's former Family & Fitness Center was located.

Indoor trampoline park coming to former YMCA in west Champaign
 
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After a century of printing, there's no press at 48 Main St.

After a century of printing, there's no press at 48 Main St.

Last week, crews removed about 300 tons of steel from an addition east the building, taking out pieces of the giant Goss Cosmo press that was the last connection between the site and its newspaper history.

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Today's Special: Pandamonium Doughnuts settles down

Today's Special: Pandamonium Doughnuts settles down

Savoy husband-and-wife team James and Marci Kyung, who started out making doughnuts in their kitchen four years ago, have opened a store at 1105 Windsor Road, C, in the same strip mall as Sun Singer Wine and Spirits.

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Getting Personal: Stanley Ikenberry

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Staff writer Marcus Jackson spoke with the man who led the UI from 1979 to 1995 and again in 2010 ahead of his return to campus this week for UI Foundation weekend.

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Wired In: Ramakrishnan Narayanan

Wired In: Ramakrishnan Narayanan

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI grad student in industrial and enterprise systems engineering who's working on a project to help cars connect with their surroundings, sharing information to make them safer.

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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 5:24pm

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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 4:38pm

Champaign man accused of home invasion, kidnapping at ex's house

Champaign man accused of home invasion, kidnapping at ex's house

Authorities said Curtis D. Morris, 22, who is on probation for failure to register as a sex offender, entered the home without permission, threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend, then forced her and her two toddlers out at knifepoint.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

Efforts to poach top UI faculty spiked during state budget crisis

Efforts to poach top UI faculty spiked during state budget crisis

Campus officials are still massaging the numbers, but outside recruiting was up 50 percent in each of the past two years over previous years, according to interim Provost John Wilkin.



Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

Law firm outlines threats of tainted water in Mahomet natural-gas leak

Law firm outlines threats of tainted water in Mahomet natural-gas leak

About 120 people packed Newcomb Town Hall for the meetings; state Sen. Chapin Rose said the Department of Natural Resources referred the case to the Illinois Attorney General's Office last week.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

UI official: Meningitis infection limited to single student

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Authorities have contacted friends and others living in close contact with the student at the Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls to see if others might be at risk, and additional cases weren't found, said campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

Urbana council approves redevelopment of former sorority house

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University of Illinois professor Pierre Moulin, who owns the French Normandy-style structure, said the new 18-unit apartment building he's creating in the space will be called Chateau Normand.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

UI professor on cosmic collision: 'This is remarkable'

UI professor on cosmic collision: 'This is remarkable'

The Aug. 17 discovery involving two neutron stars was particularly meaningful for Stuart Shapiro and his colleagues, who have spent decades modeling these events to confirm Albert Einstein's theory of relativity.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Madigan attempting a nasty-to-nice makeover

The Illinois House speaker's image shift from power-patronage-perk-mad pol to lovable lug comes just in time to rebut Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's latest cash contribution to his longstanding truth-slinging campaign against him.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 7:00am

Champaign County Democratic Party officer chosen to fill board seat

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Chris Stohr, the county party's secretary and a founding member of the East Urbana Neighborhood Association, was appointed Monday night to complete the term of Chris Alix, another Urbana Democrat.


 

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    Weakness discovered in Wi-Fi security

    A report published Monday said any possible breach could only happen if an attacker is within range of the potential victim, but the vulnerability could affect anyone using a Wi-Fi network.

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    Frank's Weekend Faves, Oct. 15, 2017

    Thus far, I have confined the favorites I've shared to movies, television and music. But there's a lot more, and I'll be offering up those that can be found in East Central Illinois in this space on Sundays — starting with Kansas at the Virginia Theatre.

     

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