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On call? No, Presence ER doc's en route

Pro Ambulance is the latest to put a physician response vehicle on the road in an effort to bring more medical expertise where it's needed in the Champaign-Urbana and Danville communities.

On call? No, Presence ER doc's en route
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The dog days ...

I’m not sure it’s puppy love yet, but our Christmas gift is starting to go — er, grow — on me


UI at 150: 'Who did he think he was?'

With the University of Illinois about to turn the big 1-5-0, we asked A-list alumni about the Campustown spot that made the biggest impression on them. On Tuesdays throughout 2017, we'll share their memories.


Getting Personal: Nancy Greenwalt

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The 49-year-old Champaign resident who serves as executive director of Promise Healthcare chats with staff writer Paul Wood. Greenwalt says she's a fan of collies and canaries.


Weekend Planner: His dream lives on

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The Rev. Claude Shelby of Salem Baptist Church in Champaign considers the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service of Celebration one of the best things that's ever happened here

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:00am

Biomass boiler to keep UI greenhouse warm, clean

Biomass boiler to keep UI greenhouse warm, clean

At a facility where sugar cane thrives in the middle of January, a locally grown energy source will soon be providing environmentally friendly heat.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:00am

UI researcher added to Forbes' 30 Under 30 list

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Lydia Kisley, 28, a big Cleveland sports fan who was honored in the health care category, now has something in common with one of her favorite players, Cavaliers star guard Kyrie Irving.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: To strike or not? State workers to weigh in

The pot won't start to boil for at least another month, but AFSCME employees are escalating their campaign to win a favorable contract by scheduling a strike=authorization vote.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:00am

County board to vote on MTD board appointee Thursday

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Jim Faron said he's tried to get appointed to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District board for years. Ironically, It might happen at the same time he's a candidate for the Parkland College board.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 6:00am

Champaign County home sales hit 10-year high

Champaign County home sales hit 10-year high

2016's 8.23 percent rise over 2015 has the total number sold above 3,000 for the first time since 2006.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:00am

Champaign Telephone rebrands as Consolidated Communications

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The latter company, based in Mattoon, bought the Neil Street business last year.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:00am

Head of Illinois Board of Higher Education stepping down

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James Applegate, who has a doctorate and a master's degree in communications from the UI, said he is leaving the agency 'to pursue other opportunities to serve American higher education.'


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    International Monetary Fund's economic forecast murky

    It raised its outlook for the U.S. economy based on President-elect Donald Trump's policies but warned that his trade proposals could set off a trade war that could hurt the global economy.



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