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UI: 150 years, 1,000 stories, 100 videos

Today, we invite you to head to our special new website — uofi150.news-gazette.com — to hear from former students, faculty and staff as they take a stroll down memory lane in celebration of the University of Illinois turning 150.

UI: 150 years, 1,000 stories, 100 videos
Business

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.

Business

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.

Living

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.

Business

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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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:50am

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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 3:50pm

Fire at Urbana house causes $60,000 in damage

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No one was injured, but a cat had to be rescued.


Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:16am

Davis' campaign fund grows in 3rd quarter

Davis' campaign fund grows in 3rd quarter

Taylorville Republican has more than $1 million in his campaign fund. The combined cash on hand of the four Democrats challenging him in the 13th District isn't half of what Davis has.



Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:00am

UI med school gets big bump for recruiting first class

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Donors' $200K fully funds tuition for prospective '18 students.


Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: Through IEDs and mortars, he kept his unit safe

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One of Jeffrey Beightler's many duties in his many years of service involved the detaining of suspected Iraqi insurgents.


Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:25pm

Man, 25, fatally shot in Danville

Victim died during surgery.


Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:31pm

Cubs lose Game 2 on Turner's walk-off homer

Cubs lose Game 2 on Turner's walk-off homer

Dodgers lead NLCS 2-0 as series heads to Chicago for Game 3.


Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Oct. 16, 2017

Top of the Morning, Oct. 16, 2017

The Champaign school district's ongoing effort to renovate and expand its schools has provided a wealth of opportunities for interactive elements to supplement our coverage. And as the story has evolved, so has the technology behind our maps.


Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:00am

Police seek info after card fraud

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Two men using cloned credit cards to steal.


 
 

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    Filling in the gaps in southwest Champaign

    After a holding pattern caused by the 2008 recession, spots near the Curtis Road-Interstate 57 interchange are filling up fast — much to the pleasure of those who have already moved to the area.

    Living

    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.

    Entertainment

    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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