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Ready or not … UI homecoming is here

Who invited Wisconsin's big, bad Badgers over for Illinois' homecoming?

Ready or not  … UI homecoming is here

Dangers of lead: Who tests?

Dangers of lead: Who tests?

The water you sip in your local hospital has likely been tested for infection control purposes, but maybe not for lead.


Wired In: Becky Fuller

Wired In: Becky Fuller

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the associate professor in the UI's Department of Animal Biology who created BassVisionTM, an app that shows anglers how a bass sees their various lures.


Getting Personal: Rachel Schechter

Getting Personal: Rachel Schechter

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Illinois Chess Association Youth Committee who is chess instructor at the Montessori School of Champaign-Urbana and former instructor at Carrie Busey and Dr. Howard elementary schools.

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Mon, 10/23/2017 - 8:17am

Search on for missing Urbana boy

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: 'They treated us worse than dogs'


Wounded six times in battle, Major Bon Bui spent 13 years starving in a prison and being "re-educated" in communist correctness — but never surrendered his love of America.

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 1:11pm

Danville man arrested in shooting death on city's south side

Danville man arrested in shooting death on city's south side

Marcus Carter, 26, was arrested around noon Sunday in the death of Lucas W. Stark, 35, of Danville. The shooting was first reported about 3 a.m.

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 7:00am

Diversity the talk of UI campus


Former college president to be paid $115,000.

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 7:00am

Residents afraid rezoning will alter their 'quiet' area


For more than three decades, Bill and Mary Beth Bogner have enjoyed the serenity of a farmland view across the road from their old Victorian-style farmhouse in Savoy.

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 7:00am

Scientist works hand in hand with nature

Evolutionary biologist Frances Arnold said there's no point in fighting with nature while she creates new biofuels and alternatives to pesticides.

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Shimkus' war chest dwarfs rivals' funds

If you think the fundraising numbers are cockeyed among the candidates in the 13th Congressional District ($1.13 million for Rep. Rodney Davis versus $549,875 for his four Democratic challengers combined), the 15th Congressional District numbers are positively lopsided.

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Oct. 22, 2017

Top of the Morning, Oct. 22, 2017

I asked News-Gazette graphic artist Lyncoln Delporte for a photo to run with this story. Silly me.


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    Today's Special: Miga adds sushi bar, 28-year chef to run it

    The restaurant, which celebrated its third birthday over the Labor Day weekend, hired James Kim, who has worked for the past year at a restaurant in Prague.


    Richard J. Leskosky: A full buffet of Hitchcock

    This year's News-Gazette Film Series event, which runs Monday through Friday, presents a smorgasbord of humor, suspense, creepiness and outright horror. All films screen at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Theatre.



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