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FBI has made search for missing UI scholar a top priority

Jon Holloway, assistant special agent in charge at the Springfield office, said more agents are working on the case than would normally be in the entire region, and regular updates are being sent to the office of the acting director in Washington, D.C.

FBI has made search for missing UI scholar a top priority
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Club listings, June 22-29, 2017

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

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Frank's Faves: Movies with bad endings

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It may be said that a good movie gone wrong is like love. As Jeff Beck said, 'it gets us all in the end.'

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Gaming Bits: LawBreakers, retro releases and more

Gaming Bits: LawBreakers, retro releases and more

Playing Critic columnist Joel Leizer shares a few of the latest gaming announcements to hit his inbox.

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Notes-Worthy: Matt Poss

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C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with the leader of the Matt Poss Band.

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Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:11pm

'A lot of people care about Yingying a lot': Chinese student group giving its all

'A lot of people care about Yingying a lot': Chinese student group giving its all

Yifan Ping, president of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, said group members have been spreading the word on social media, joined search efforts and worked closely with UI police and the Chinese consulate in Chicago.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 1:28pm

'Give my daughter back'

'Give my daughter back'

In a Thursday morning interview at The News-Gazette, the father of missing UI scholar Yingying Zhang said he's not returning to China without her. 'Ying, be strong, Dad is waiting for you here.' 

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:00am

Davis campaign apes design of sticker seeking his ouster

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'I think it's pathetic but also kind of funny,' Champaign's Ellen Leyerle said of the knock-off that is based on an anti-Davis sticker she designed earlier this year with her 16-year-old daughter, Addie.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:00am

Danville district's updated dress code still bans jeans, most hoodies

On Wednesday, the school board voted 6-1 to approve changes to the 'uniform standard of dress,' with a couple of last-minute modifications recommended by building principals and other administrators.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:00am

Marcus Jackson/About Town: It's been a lifelong UI thing

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Former Illini pitcher Lee Zerrusen, recently announced as head of the Varsity I program aimed at engaging former student-athletes, 'always just wanted to be an Illini.'

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:00am

Teens put 'give back' in C-U Public Health District's Give Back Garden

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The garden, planted in front of the health district's environmental health offices along Kenyon Road, has been a summer project for Catholic Heart Workcamp this week.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 7:00am

Five friends seek new heights for Lifeline-connect

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The men, who will start their climb to the top of the 14,505-foot Mount Whitney today in the Sierra Nevada, have pledged to donate all funds they raise toward a new dormitory for the Urbana treatment center.


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