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'We have to stop these shootings'

Eight police officers from the Champaign, Urbana, UI and Rantoul police departments and the Sheriff’s Office will devote their full-time concentration to intelligence-led policing that targets problem individuals and areas for gun violence.

'We have to stop these shootings'
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Hop on, there's plenty of bike paths in central Illinois

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Spotlight on Service, June 2, 2015

Spotlight on Service, June 2, 2015

This week: Prairie Group of the Sierra Club

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Student radio project receives grant

Student radio project receives grant

The littlest LeRoy learners got a big surprise during their last week of school.

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Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:00am

Family reflects on loss of Tonya Bargman

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"I'm learning how to cope with a new life of emptiness."


Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:00am

'He was super brave'

'He was super brave'

Wednesday will mark the first anniversary of Ian Wagner's unexpected death, and it will also be the first annual Superhero Day at the veterinary teaching hospital.


Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:00am

Police agencies join forces to fight gun violence

Police agencies join forces to fight gun violence

In response to eight fatal shootings — and frequent reports of shots fired — over the past year, local law enforcement officials today will unveil details of a new interagency unit designed to combat gun violence.


Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:00am

Jim Nowlan: World doesn't view downstate favorably

Jim Nowlan: World doesn't view downstate favorably

"There are vast differences in perception between Chicago and downstate. While the former has plenty of positives, the latter is not seen to be competitive with Indiana, Wisconsin and even Iowa."


Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: 'Like the best place on Earth'

Jim Dey: 'Like the best place on Earth'

After Israel, life here is relatively stress-free 


Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:00am

New faces, new places

A breakdown of changes at the top in the elementary schools in Unit 4.


Tue, 06/02/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the morning, June 2, 2015

Top of the morning, June 2, 2015

A little follow-up from the Homer Soda Festival, plus what you read and watched online.


 

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