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Knee-high by the 4th of July … and then some

 "It has been way beyond knee-high by the Fourth of July for decades."

Knee-high by the 4th of July … and then some
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Going Fourth: Holiday event schedule

Going Fourth: Holiday event schedule

Your schedule of events in the area.

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Tom's Mailbag July 3, 2015

Tom's Mailbag July 3, 2015

Holy cow, you people are making me work. Historic and unusual homes in Champaign, the “state streets” of Urbana, the abundant rainfall’s effect on the Mahomet Aquifer, the inside workings of the U.S. Supreme Court, the CUBS in the parade ... I could go on and on.

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Got Instagram? Post your #CUfireworks

Got Instagram? Post your #CUfireworks

Just in time for 4th of July, The News-Gazette is holding its first Instagram contest. 

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City would like to save Van Dyke childhood home

City would like to save Van Dyke childhood home

House where star spent childhood has been condemned.

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Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:00am

Willard exec search next step for task force

Willard exec search next step for task force

The hope is to advertise the job within the next couple of weeks. The salary could be in the $150,000 range.


Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:00am

Landmark status sought for new Papa Del's location

Landmark status sought for new Papa Del's location

Possible landmark status won't affect renovations.



Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:00am

UI credit union makes plans for helping state workers

The University of Illinois Employees Credit Union is extending help to members who face payroll interruption as a result of state budget negotiations.


Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:00am

Extra police patrols for holiday

Extra police patrols for holiday

State troopers are on the lookout for speeders, drunken drivers, people who aren't wearing seat belts and distracted drivers.


Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:00am

Weekend planner: Mahomet fest on the 5th

Weekend planner: Mahomet fest on the 5th

Most area 4th of July fireworks fizzle out tonight but other kinds of sparks will be struck Sunday in Mahomet, with the Mahomet Auto Fest taking over downtown. 


Sat, 07/04/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the morning, July 4, 2015

Top of the morning, July 4, 2015

"The worst problem you can have is some group falling behind. That makes for big gaps, and we can't have that."


Sat, 07/04/2015 - 7:00am

UI, Carle researchers test new brain imaging process

Researchers at the Carle health system and the University of Illinois have begun testing a new brain imaging technology on local patients.


 

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