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Earth Day Big 10: Experts offer planet prognosis

We'd wish you a happy Earth Day but as you'll see below, not everyone is in a merry mood about the future of our planet. We asked the experts: On a scale of 1 to 10 — with 1 being 'no worries' and 10 being 'utterly terrified' — how concerned are you about what's to come?

Earth Day Big 10: Experts offer planet prognosis
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Getting Personal: Elizabeth Singer

Getting Personal: Elizabeth Singer

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University Laboratory High School senior who is involved in everything from the safety of students to robotics.

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Just Askin' | Change of fortune for Gordmans

Just Askin' | Change of fortune for Gordmans

Did the Champaign retailer ever close?

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Wired In: Ujjval Patel

Wired In: Ujjval Patel

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the vice president at credit-card firm Synchrony who is working with UI interns at its Emerging Technology Center at the Research Park on things such as cashless shopping.

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Sun, 04/22/2018 - 3:40pm

4 dead: Police search for Illinois suspect in Waffle House shooting

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A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the assailant's weapon away.


Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:00am

Data show harassment reporting on the rise at UI

#MeToo movement could have spurred increase



Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:00am

Ebertfest Day 4 | 'Twenty more years!'

Ebertfest Day 4 | 'Twenty more years!'

Female directors dominated the last full day of 20th annual festival.


Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich | Nursing home decisions weigh heavily on board

It showed in public Thursday night when the board's 10 Republican members banded together to block renewing the contract of the company managing the nursing home, a strategic mistake they acknowledged hours later.


Sat, 04/21/2018 - 10:28am

Early morning accident claims Newman man

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Clayton P. Garwood, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at the intersection of Illinois 49 and County Road 200 N about two miles east of Broadlands.


Sun, 04/22/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, April 22, 2018

Top of the Morning, April 22, 2018

She's a real work of art


Sat, 04/21/2018 - 7:00am

Ebertfest Day 3 | Chaz Ebert looking to go from award presenter to recipient

Ebertfest Day 3 | Chaz Ebert looking to go from award presenter to recipient

There could more such accolades in her future now that she is following up on something she feels has always been in her: making movies.


Sat, 04/21/2018 - 1:19pm

Youth hospitalized from fight outside Centennial High School

"It was a fight, the motive for which was unclear. There were multiple people involved but one appeared to be seriously injured and remains hospitalized. We are in contact with his family," Deputy Champaign Police Chief Dave Shaffer said.


 
 

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