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PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 13th Congressional District Democrats

PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 13th Congressional District Democrats

Candidates in local races answer questions from 40-year political writer Tom Kacich ahead of the March 20 primary. TODAY: Jon Ebel, David Gill, Erik Jones, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan and Angel Sides, vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, in November.

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PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 15th Congressional District Democrats

PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 15th Congressional District Democrats

Candidates in local races answer questions from 40-year political writer Tom Kacich ahead of the March 20 primary. TODAY: Kevin Gaither and Carl Spoerer, vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, in November.

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Getting Personal: Andrew Hall

Getting Personal: Andrew Hall

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Urbana resident who serves as visiting project coordinator for Roger Ebert's Film Festival and is a multi-sport athlete.

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Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:52am

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Tue, 02/20/2018 - 6:10pm

Urbana police investigating shooting that left one injured

Urbana police investigating shooting that left one injured

They said the shooting, which appears to have taken place in a vehicle in the 1000 block of North Cunningham Avenue, is an isolated incident. The victim drove himself to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:23pm

UPDATE: Flash-flood, winter-weather advisories in play

UPDATE: Flash-flood, winter-weather advisories in play

The forecast calls for rain turning to freezing rain and sleet Tuesday night.



Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:02pm

2 legends, Krauss and Nelson, coming back

2 legends, Krauss and Nelson, coming back

May 22 at State Farm Center


Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:00am

Shimkus, Davis lead Illinois politicians in NRA funding

Shimkus, Davis lead Illinois politicians in NRA funding

Shimkus is 69th out of 535 voting members of Congress, getting $44,500 in direct support and $14,804 in independent support during his 22-year tenure, while Davis ranks 89th, with $15,900 in direct contributions and $29,369 in independent support.


Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:34pm

Tip leads to 'suspicious object' in Ford County

Federal and local authorities spent several hours searching a property in Clarence for homemade explosives, and they detonated a few suspicious objects found there.


Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign, Urbana officials say streets holding up during heavy rains

Champaign, Urbana officials say streets holding up during heavy rains

Employees with both cities said they have crews out clearing storm drains and have seen only 'localized, temporary street flooding.'


Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana council gives pedal pubs the green light

Urbana council gives pedal pubs the green light

The city Council voted unanimously Monday to allow the pedal-powered bars on wheels, which came to Champaign in spring 2016, on certain city streets, mostly near downtown and the UI campus.


Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:00am

Ammons joins state Dems' panel on harassment, discrimination

Ammons joins state Dems' panel on harassment, discrimination

The Urbana representative said she was asked Saturday by the chairman of the state's Democratic Party, House Speaker Michael Madigan, to be one of the three leaders of the discussion.


 
 

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