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Dick Van Dyke slept here

Two-bedroom Sleepy Creek Vineyards was the perfect spot for Hollywood star and his wife: "They wanted a place where they could get away, get a little downtime."

Dick Van Dyke slept here
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When is the right time for ballot issues?

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"It's not an iron rule, but if people are confronted by something and don't know the details, their inclination is to vote 'no.' "

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Spraying for mosquitoes bugging some

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"I don't have chemicals in my house. I sure don't want them sprayed on what I eat, or on the grass."

Business

Wired In: Bill Boulanger

Wired In: Bill Boulanger

Meet Bill Boulanger, the founder of Obiter Research.

Living

What's in a name? David B. Kramer Memorial trophy

What's in a name? David B. Kramer Memorial trophy

There's a shiny new piece of hardware taking up space in the newsroom at the LeRoy Farmer City Press.

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Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:00pm

Where Am I? June 27, 2016

Where Am I? June 27, 2016

Here's a drive in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.


Mon, 06/27/2016 - 7:00am

Who you gonna call?

Who you gonna call?

When animals are hurt in traffic accidents, Rantoul's Jan Allen knows how to respond.



Sun, 06/26/2016 - 11:34pm

Uni High's Rajic shooting for Olympic moment

Uni High's Rajic shooting for Olympic moment

Ema Rajic is spending her summer unlike other 16-year-olds in the area. And that doesn’t even include her swimming talents.


Mon, 06/27/2016 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: For Army sergeant about to go to Japan, 'Harry Truman is my best friend'

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Kenneth Roellig of Tolono had already spent time in North Africa and Italy and was on his way to be among those who invaded the Asian country when the two atomic bombs were dropped.


Mon, 06/27/2016 - 6:00am

Top of the morning, June 27, 2016

Top of the morning, June 27, 2016

The Wildlife Medical Clinic at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine has a new permanent resident -- and she needs a name.


Mon, 06/27/2016 - 7:00am

UI grad taking talents to Mexico as Fulbright scholar

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Regina Hinders is one of 10 UI students or recent alums to be award one of the program's prestigious grants.


Sun, 06/26/2016 - 7:00am

History on display at courthouse

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Flag — and the 8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment it represented — were at a number of major Civil War engagements. The unit also served as the honor guard for President Lincoln as his body lay in state.


 

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    Chipotle looks to recover with temporary loyalty program

    The Mexican food chain already has given away millions of burritos through coupons for entrees to try to fill up empty locations after an E. coli outbreak and norovirus cases last year sent sales plunging.