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Rauner stops in Champaign

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would "make sure" that the Mahomet Aquifer was protected from hazardous substances if he wins the Nov. 4 election. But when asked where the PCBs that were supposed to go to the Clinton landfill would go now, Rauner was unsure.

Rauner stops in Champaign
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Celebrating Coach McClain

Celebrating Coach McClain

Here is one place for all our coverage from the celebration of the life of Wayne McClain.

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Going gray for homecoming at UI

Going gray for homecoming at UI

Uniforms will salute the 'gray ghost' 90 years after Red Grange's dominant performance.

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Countdown to Nov. 4

Countdown to Nov. 4

Less than two weeks remain before Election Day.

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Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:37pm

Old jail ruled out as future detention site

After a lengthy debate, Champaign County Board members voted Thursday night to end further consideration of using the 35-year-old downtown Urbana jail as a correctional facility.


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:54pm

Today's solar eclipse

Today's solar eclipse

"A lot of oohs and aahs but we were fighting clouds all day."


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:25pm

Alma Mater vandalism can be repaired

Alma Mater vandalism can be repaired

"It's just sad. Why some knucklehead would do that I just don't know."


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 3:53pm

Accident at Rantoul plant results in man's death

Rantoul police Sgt. Justin Bouse said police were called to BRG Sports, formerly known as Easton-Bell Sports, 1001 Innovation Road, at 9:37 p.m. because a man had fallen and was unresponsive.


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:00am

Making his comeback

Making his comeback

Wounded UI graduate says he's thinking of return to school.


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:00am

Taken by surprise: School honors its Social Worker of the Year

Taken by surprise: School honors its Social Worker of the Year

"I have to say, I don't really handle compliments, recognitions, anything like that super well."


Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:00am

Urbana police may start Taser training in December

Urbana police may start Taser training in December

Draft policy planned for council approval by next month


 

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Strict oversight on state hiring

A federal judge this week made an obviously correct decision to put a monitor in place to oversee hiring at the scandal-ridden Illinois Department of Transportation.

 

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