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Club needs fixes before Lil Wayne show

More security also needed, authorities say.

Club needs fixes before Lil Wayne show
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Area's Memorial Day events

Area's Memorial Day events

Here is a list of Memorial Day observances in East Central Illinois.

A & E

Weekend planner: Get outdoors for sweet summer sounds

Weekend planner: Get outdoors for sweet summer sounds

Music seems to sound even better outside on a nice summer evening.

Living

Q&A: Page Johnson Parkhill

Q&A: Page Johnson Parkhill

The first recipient of the Jen Smith Living Legendary Award from the Junior League of Champaign County talks about ALS, the Beatles and more.

Local

Landfill-waste measure on its way to governor

Landfill-waste measure on its way to governor

With little debate and no votes in opposition, the Illinois Senate has sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner a bill that prohibits the disposal of manufactured-gas-plant wastes at most landfills in Illinois.

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Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:00am

Life Remembered: Central senior's death hits students, faculty hard

Life Remembered: Central senior's death hits students, faculty hard

"I never had a brother, but he made me feel like his brother."


Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:00am

Ceremonies will feature traditional salutes, taps

Ceremonies will feature traditional salutes, taps

 "We're trying to get some younger veterans to pay respect to the guys who came before us."


Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:00am

Costly administrator posts a factor in spiraling tuitions

Costly administrator posts a factor in spiraling tuitions

Public colleges and universities are rapidly ramping up the amount of money they spend on upper-level administrators, says a state Senate Democratic Caucus report.


Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:00am

Preservation efforts continue to pay off

Preservation efforts continue to pay off

On the grounds at Allerton Park, there is a staff working to protect threatened animal species, remove invasive species and control deer populations, among many other things. 


Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:00am

Farm Bureau reaching out

Farm Bureau reaching out

 With less than 2 percent of Champaign's population involved in production agriculture, the Champaign County Farm Bureau has made it part of its mission to educate the community about the work being done by the local agriculture industry.


Fri, 05/22/2015 - 2:00pm

Tom's Mailbag May 22, 2015

Tom's Mailbag May 22, 2015

This week folks wanted to know about Bruce Rauner’s oddly timed campaign contributions to Republican lawmakers, an old house across from West Side Park, Champaign’s portion of Windsor Road, a former local TV anchor, a tree waiting to be planted and a board that seldom meets.


Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the morning, May 23, 2015

Top of the morning, May 23, 2015

"I haven't had the need for a car yet."


 

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    Sandra Mason: Build a moon garden with plants that work the night shift

     How delightful are the first warm nights of spring. A clear moon casting shadows on the bellowing frogs seeking their perfect mate while we enjoy the gentle breeze of rain-washed air.