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EXCLUSIVE: Champaign County elected officials urge board to sell nursing home

The unusual statement written Thursday by the bipartisan, nine-member group urges the sale 'as soon as practicable' in order to avoid further cuts to county staff and services.

EXCLUSIVE: Champaign County elected officials urge board to sell nursing home
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Club listings, July 27-Aug. 3, 2017

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Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here’s your guide to a night on the town.

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Frank's Faves: O.J. Simpson movies

Frank's Faves: O.J. Simpson movies

"Nobody does it better. Makes me feel sad for the rest." — Carly Simon

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Notes-Worthy: Aaron Curtis Graham

Notes-Worthy: Aaron Curtis Graham

C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with the office manager at Curtis Orchard.

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Ron Zook and 'Dumb Loren'

Ron Zook and 'Dumb Loren'

When Loren Tate's cellphone rang during a Ron Zook press conference, the coach didn't react well. 'Dumb Loren didn't turn his phone off before the event and he got on me pretty good. It threw him off for a second.'

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Thu, 07/27/2017 - 7:04pm

Pathologist: Only 1 of 5 shots that hit Champaign man killed him

Pathologist: Only 1 of 5 shots that hit Champaign man killed him

Dr. Shiping Bao testified during Joshu'ah Young's murder trial that the mortal wound to 22-year-old Rakim Vineyard entered his lower right back and hit his aorta as it traveled upward and forward through his stomach.


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 5:45pm

Tolono man gets 8 years in beating that broke father's ribs

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Judge Tom Difanis imposed the sentence on James D. Milton Jr., 38, for aggravated battery. Milton pleaded guilty in June to punching, choking and kicking his 58-year-old father on Aug. 5, 2016.



Thu, 07/27/2017 - 6:01pm

Probation for Danville man who admitted having 4 pounds of pot

Myketez Forman, 25, was also ordered to pay a street-value fine of $14,107 when he pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver cannabis, admitting he had the pot in a car in Rantoul last year.


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 2:31pm

On tap: Local brewery's bottled beer

On tap: Local brewery's bottled beer

'We were testing it out this very morning. We expect to start bottling beer within the next few days.'


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 12:51pm

Georgia man admits role in fatal shooting of Champaign woman

Georgia man admits role in fatal shooting of Champaign woman

Takario Greene, 19, of East Macon pleaded guilty to aggravated battery with a firearm in the 2016 death of Ericka Cox-Bailey, 30.


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 7:00am

Downtown Champaign development awaits UI decision

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Its direction will vary depending on if the university's athletics division wants to participate.


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 7:00am

Trump-related tumult triggering surge of Democratic candidates

Trump-related tumult triggering surge of Democratic candidates

A third Democrat has filed to run in the Democratic primary in the 15th Congressional District held by longtime Congressman John Shimkus, and four Democrats have filed for the 13th Congressional District seat currently held by Rodney Davis.


Thu, 07/27/2017 - 3:01pm

Beckett: UI athletics anti-violence proposal has flaws

Beckett: UI athletics anti-violence proposal has flaws

Area attorney called the policy a good public relations decision.


 

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