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UPDATE: One injured in shooting near Champaign convenience store

Police said a 19-year-old man received a serious gunshot wound after getting into an argument with someone in a car that approached him. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was still undergoing treatment.

UPDATE: One injured in shooting near Champaign convenience store
Living

Getting Personal: Robert Murphy

Getting Personal: Robert Murphy

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 47-year-old mayor of Tolono, a University of Illinois police officer and father of five.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: Taking a bite out of my wallet

The Reluctant Townie: Taking a bite out of my wallet

What is this business about the Tooth Fairy paying $5 for baby teeth? Who do you think we are, the Baldwin brothers?

Business

Wired In: Ryan Nolan

Wired In: Ryan Nolan

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the co-founder of and director of clinical development at PhotoniCare. Its inexpensive handheld device can see the middle ear without surgery.

Local

Weekend Planner: Lighting the way

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One of the brightest holiday-decorating efforts in the area gets underway tonight with the opening of Urbana's dazzling Candlestick Lane.

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Mon, 12/11/2017 - 7:51am

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Mon, 12/11/2017 - 4:18pm

'She was one of the best ladies around'

'She was one of the best ladies around'

Long-distance truck driver Ron White was in Muskegon, Mich., when he learned that his wife of nearly 42 years, Wanda Jean, had died in an early-morning fire at their home in Batestown, just west of Danville. 


Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:02pm

New menorah on UI campus to be dedicated Wednesday

New menorah on UI campus to be dedicated Wednesday

Crews on Monday morning put up the rectangular steel structure at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life at 509 South Fourth Street. 



Mon, 12/11/2017 - 7:00am

Retiring superintendent transformed treatment of juvenile offenders

Retiring superintendent transformed treatment of juvenile offenders

At a recent ceremony recognizing Champaign County employees for their years of service, many were excitedly talking about retirements plans.


Mon, 12/11/2017 - 7:00am

Urbana to vote today on new sexual harassment policy

The entire state is hitting refresh on sexual harassment policies for local government employees.


Mon, 12/11/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: He wore a cloak of secrecy

Staff Sgt. Matthew Peek was an eye — and ear — in the sky. For 11 years in the Air Force, he flew in intelligence-seeking planes gathering data from Saudi Arabia to Panama City.


Mon, 12/11/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Dec. 11, 2017

Top of the Morning, Dec. 11, 2017

With 2017 coming to a close, it's time to look back at the things you looked at the most at our website, as measured by the inexact science of pageviews. First up: Videos.


Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:00am

Helping students with the healing process

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When a tragedy occurs, districts do their best — from counselors to puppies — to help their students grieve


Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:00am

Police to step up Central presence as precaution

Police to step up Central presence as precaution

But they say they have no information to suggest there is a further threat to the school.


 
 

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    Oberweis brothers investing in C-U

    Joe is bringing the family's namesake ice cream business to South Neil Street, while Jim's asset-management group recently bought a mutual fund from Cozad Asset Management and opened an office here.

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    Not-so-small fish testing new waters

    Mega-talented Lexi Atkins' latest project — she's already an accomplished actress — is a 'very autobiographical' 10-song album that highlights her move from Champaign to L.A.

     

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