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Accused murderer beaten in jail

The state’s attorney’s office Friday charged Mario N. Jones, 27, and Turhan Sims, 27, with aggravated battery for allegedly striking Brandon Collier, 21, while at the satellite jail on Lierman Avenue.

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Family's 95-year tradition drawing to a close

Family's 95-year tradition drawing to a close

Every first Sunday in August, Mara Roughton knew where she was going to be: at Hessel Park, eating, laughing and making memories with her relatives at the annual Neal family reunion.

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Frank's Faves: Best action franchise? (Hint: Not Bond)

Frank's Faves: Best action franchise? (Hint: Not Bond)

Let's limit ourselves to the best action series starring the same lead actor throughout.

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UI student wins inaugural award named for Dave Benton

UI student wins inaugural award named for Dave Benton

When Michael Hao came to the University of Illinois to study computer engineering in the fall of 2013, he wanted a part-time job to help with expenses but wasn't interested in bagging fast food.

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Taking shore leave

Taking shore leave

Best place close to C-U to stretch out in the sand? Here are five options

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Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:22am

#SundaySneak: Doughnut truck today, store tomorrow?

#SundaySneak: Doughnut truck today, store tomorrow?

“We’re waiting for the right place and the right time,” Pandamonium Doughnuts owner James Kyung said. “We don’t want to rush into anything.”


Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:24am

VG superintendent: 'It's time to move on'

VG superintendent: 'It's time to move on'

Norman Tracy, who has worked as a superintendent for 15 years at the Oakland and Chrisman school districts (and an interim at the latter for several years after he retired in 2010), is set to start his gig running the district just three weeks before school begins Aug. 18.



Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:00am

Think revenue freeze is a shock? Don't bet on it

Think revenue freeze is a shock? Don't bet on it

 "Every year, cities deal with tough decisions, and every year, we find ways to balance our books, while providing high-quality services that impact our residents every day."


Fri, 07/31/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the morning, July 31, 2015

Top of the morning, July 31, 2015

"I hope to keep bringing more of my teammates out with me."


Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:00am

The triumphant return of Chase Rice

The triumphant return of Chase Rice

County fair performer has rocketed up the charts since first show here two years ago.


Fri, 07/31/2015 - 7:00am

Task force tally

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Two months ago Sunday, four local law enforcement agencies combined efforts to combat gun violence.


Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:24pm

Carle seeks $28.5 million expansion of Curtis Road facility

Carle seeks $28.5 million expansion of Curtis Road facility

Carle's physician clinic at 1701 Curtis Road could be headed for a $28.5 million expansion, if state regulators approve.


 

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    Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

    Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.