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Flying Machine, Pizza M both leaving downtown Urbana building

The coffee shop will close March 28, though its Avionics location in midtown Champaign will remain open, while the pizza place will move a block north into the 25 O'Clock Brewery building on Griggs Street.

Flying Machine, Pizza M both leaving downtown Urbana building
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Athletes of the Week: Cassie Russo & Alex Shilts

Athletes of the Week: Cassie Russo & Alex Shilts

This school year, we’re giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates

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The Health Reporter Is In: Jan. 18, 2018

The Health Reporter Is In: Jan. 18, 2018

How safe is it to get a spray tan?

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Frank's Faves: Movie house cats

Frank's Faves: Movie house cats

This week's column is in honor of newest houseguest Layla, who, though she hasn't been an inhabitant for a full year, has managed to keep the mice at bay and warms laps nicely during a frigid winter.

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Nightlife listings, Jan. 18-25, 2018

Nightlife listings, Jan. 18-25, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here’s your guide to a night on the town.

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Thu, 01/18/2018 - 3:43pm

'Day of reckoning' as Champaign man pleads guilty in '85 murder case

'Day of reckoning' as Champaign man pleads guilty in '85 murder case

Modern science pointed a finger at Michael R. Jones, 64, in 2015


Thu, 01/18/2018 - 9:48pm

County selling 2 lots acquired through public-nuisance ordinance

County selling 2 lots acquired through public-nuisance ordinance

The first, at 1101 Carroll Ave., U, is a narrow, deep lot in a mostly residential neighborhood, while the second, at 2603 Campbell Drive, C, is a corner lot in the Dobbins Downs neighborhood.



Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:34pm

Champaign man gets 30 years for molesting care facility resident

Champaign man gets 30 years for molesting care facility resident

Dontrell Netter, 24, was convicted in December of aggravated criminal sexual assault, attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault and conspiracy to commit aggravated criminal sexual assault.


Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:56pm

Niece hopes 90-year-old victim did not remember assault

"But I do believe that even if she did not remember the events, she remembered the fear," the niece wrote in a statement to the judge sentencing Dontrell Netter.


Thu, 01/18/2018 - 5:29pm

Former Gilman clerk facing theft charge

Former Gilman clerk facing theft charge

Sheriff: she's accused of stealing thousands of city dollars over several years.


Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:07pm

UI trustees approve tuition freeze

UI Board of Trustees

Board Chairman Tim Koritz said he hopes the tuition freeze is “a step in the right direction” to reverse a continued exodus of Illinois students to Iowa, Indiana and other nearby states for college


Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:00am

Judge refuses to bar expert testimony at accused kidnapper's trial

Judge refuses to bar expert testimony at accused kidnapper's trial

In a 13-page order Wednesday, Judge Colin Bruce knocked down the argument from Brendt Christensen's attorneys that prosecutors failed to provide them with analyses of forensic evidence by the Dec. 15 deadline.


Thu, 01/18/2018 - 7:00am

Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring

Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring

The Brass Tap will be in the One Main development, just south of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum. Franchise owner Samir Naik hopes to begin construction in the next three to four weeks.


 
 

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