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No one injured in semi fire on I-74 exit ramp

Tilton Fire Chief Richard Austin said the fire started shortly after 11 a.m. at mile marker 215, the exit for Gilbert Street to the north and Georgetown Road to the south.

No one injured in semi fire on I-74 exit ramp
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Whatever happened to ... the worst Illini football team ever?

Whatever happened to ... the worst Illini football team ever?

No way to sugarcoat it: The 1997 Illinois football team was the worst in school history. The only one to finish 0-11. Outscored 368-119. No games decided by fewer than 10 points.

Business

Just Askin': Thefts at Wal-Mart?

Email your question to business writer Ben Zigterman, and he'll chase down an answer.

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Flordia Georgia Line opener returning to his roots

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Ryan Follese experimented with rock and pop before making his way back to country.

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John Foreman: I just don't understand

Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget address was anything but a surprise. Yet it prompted howls of shock throughout Madiganistan.

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Mon, 02/20/2017 - 4:17pm

Sizzling ... in February (photo)

Miriam Pregent, 10, part of troop 2216, sells Girls Scout Cookies near her home on Devonshire Drive in Champaign on Monday. Pregent was taking advantage of warm temperatures — the unofficial high at Willard Airport was 72 degrees, topping the official record high of 71 — and a day off school to do business.

 

Sizzling ... in February

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: Navy vet Bailey had adventures underwater, in air

Those Who Served: Navy vet Bailey had adventures underwater, in air

Floyd Bailey wondered for a couple days if he was crazy — or it was his doctor — before the Navy decided he was stable enough to join the submarine service.



Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:00am

10 questions with Deputy of the Year Bryan Malloch

10 questions with Deputy of the Year Bryan Malloch

Among the perks of Deputy Bryan Malloch’s job: Getting to see every nook and cranny of the county he calls home.


Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:00pm

N-G Top 10: Boys' Basketball Week 13

Since losing to Champaign Central, Mahomet-Seymour has won seven games in a row as well as a Corn Belt title. That's why the Bulldogs are back at No. 1 in our weekly boys' basketball rankings. Here's the rundown from sports editor Matt Daniels.

 

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Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:00am

Youngsters prep for 'Lion King Jr.' performance

Youngsters prep for 'Lion King Jr.' performance

Champaign Park District Youth Theatre Director Patty Zosky Dudley will direct a 60-strong cast in "Disney's Lion King Jr.," which opens Thursday evening at the Virginia Theatre.


Mon, 02/20/2017 - 7:00am

Top of the Morning: Feb. 20, 2017

Top of the Morning: Feb. 20, 2017

On Mondays, our award-winning photographers tell their stories. This week: Heather Coit


Sun, 02/19/2017 - 7:00am

Whatever happened to ... this modern marvel?

Whatever happened to ... this modern marvel?

The first computer on the University of Illinois campus was big, loud and couldn't hold a candle to today's smartphone. But at the time, the 5-ton, 10-foot tall ILLIAC was considered a breakthrough of astronomical proportions.


Sun, 02/19/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10: On Ebert's typewriters, 50 years of Chief Illiniweks, fish at The DeLuxe and more

The Big 10: On Ebert's typewriters, 50 years of Chief Illiniweks, fish at The DeLuxe and more

Whatever happened to ... radio personality Brant Hansen, mall arcades, the merge-Champaign-with-Urbana movement and the past 19 Chiefs? We've got the answers.


 

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    Today's Special: C-U comeback for Taco John's

    'Three decades ago, there was one on campus, and Taco John's definitely has a loyal following,' owner/franchisee Chris Saunders said. 'It was time we came back.'

     

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