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The many faces of all those races

Plenty of folks from near and far competed in Saturday's events, and ex-N-G sports writer Fred Kroner was on the scene to hear their stories.

The many faces of all those races

Getting Personal: Adelaide Aime

Getting Personal: Adelaide Aime

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the 60-year-old social worker and executive director of Rape Advocacy, Counseling and Education Services in Urbana.


Wired In: Ty Newell

Wired In: Ty Newell

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois professor emeritus who has founded three high-tech companies that all involve improving the environment.


The Reluctant Townie: Deep thoughts about eggs, legs and dregs

Everything seems a little more achievable in the spring. The sunshine and warm breeze are such confidence boosters.

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Playing Critic: 'Sexy Brutale' is charming but not challenging

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At its heart, this is a simple puzzle-adventure game, with uncomplicated mechanics and deft storytelling.

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Sun, 04/23/2017 - 2:10pm

Police investigate shooting of teenager in Danville

According to a police report, officers were called to a report of shots fired in the 100 block of South State Street at 11:39 p.m. Saturday.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 2:42pm

Three people escape from house fire in Champaign

According to Champaign Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith, firefighters were called to a blaze at a home at 1002 W. Hill Street at 3:25 a.m. Sunday.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

Laurel Prussing 'gets the big picture'


As she prepares to leave office, the longtime mayor reflects on 12 years running Urbana.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

Ebertfest: Television titan Norman Lear wows audience

Ebertfest: Television titan Norman Lear wows audience

The subject of a documentary that was screened Saturday afternoon was lively as ever at 94, even taking a phone call from the film's co-director during the Q&A that followed.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

Put it in writing ...


Marcus Jackson all 'signed up' to participate in next year's Illinois Marathon

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 23, 2017

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 23, 2017

In this Ebertfest-inspired, entertainment-themed edition of our year-long series marking the UI's 150th birthday, we asked 10 grads who've gone on to greatness to tell us a story about their most vivid Campustown memories.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: County's budget projections don't look good

It's running in the red this year, and if projections are on target, it's going to get much worse.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

Bob Asmussen: Volunteers are the ones who make this event run


Putting on a marathon sounds easy, right? All you need are some traffic cones, a few water stations and a finish line. Oh, and people. Lots of people.


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