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Buggy crash claims horse's life

“Somehow the truck swerves, hits the Jeep and one of them hits the buggy,” said Buckley, who helped direct traffic after the collision. “The buggy is totally flipped over, the wheels smashed and the horse mortally wounded. A vet had to come and kill the horse.”

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Making dreams come true

Making dreams come true

Champaign woman's life of service began right out of college.

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How will election impact UI Board of Trustees?

How will election impact UI Board of Trustees?

On Nov. 4, Illinois voters will elect a governor for the next four years. And whoever is elected will decide whether the three leaders of the UI board of trustees, including Chairman Chris Kennedy, will continue in the seats they’ve held since 2009. 

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Oct. 19, 2014

Rietz for Big 10

We interrupt the wave of vicious attack ads to bring you something cheerier. We asked 10 elected officials to think back to their first campaign and share the one tale from the trail that’s guaranteed to make us grin.

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Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

A comprehensive look at the life of the legendary coach, who died Wednesday. 

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Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:40pm

Callis, Davis agree Obama's proposed coal rules too restrictive

Incumbent Republican Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Ann Callis met Tuesday in the second of three scheduled debates.


Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:59am

Elijah Thomas picks Texas A&M

Elijah Thomas picks Texas A&M

The Texas big man headed to College Station to play for Aggies


Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:38pm

Crimestoppers alert leads to charge

Boykins

Sammy Boykins, 46, of the 1200 block of Dorrie Miller Drive, was criminally charged Tuesday with theft with a prior theft conviction in connection with the theft of a backpack on Sept. 29.


Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:00am

'It's cool to be a hacker'

'It's cool to be a hacker'

PayPal entrepreneur encourages women to stick with careers in technology field 


Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:00am

Resolution blasting Wise email rejected

Resolution blasting Wise email rejected

In a split vote, the senate turned down a resolution that slammed Wise's Aug. 22 mass email, in which she explained her decision to withdraw a job offer to Salaita because of his controversial tweets about Israel, as an attack on academic freedom.


Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:00am

Body cameras become the norm for police

Body cameras become the norm for police

Authorities throughout area either buying them or already wearing them. 


Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:00am

Loose definition of assault skews statistics

The problem with crime statistics is that they rarely tell the whole story.


 

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