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Drug-court grad running straight after clearing hurdle of addiction

After being caught selling more than once, and being punished more than once, David Nash, 37, expressed the universal lament of drug addicts: "I'm tired of doing this. I prayed about this and said, 'I'm done.'"

Drug-court grad running straight after clearing hurdle of addiction
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1985 Cold Case: Barbara Bremer

1985 Cold Case: Barbara Bremer

Her death remains a mystery — and still haunts family and investigators — all these years later.

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The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, May 20, 2018

In installment No. 2 of our three-part Sunday series, we asked members of the high school Class of 2018: What are the top three items on your 10-year bucket list?

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'You don't forget something like that'

'You don't forget something like that'

20 years later: An oral history of the Vermilion County church bombings

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Traffic alert: Summer projects on I-74, I-57, U.S. 45

Traffic alert: Summer projects on I-74, I-57, U.S. 45

Crashes in construction zones prompt safety warning.

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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:00am

Key to success for Urbana Middle's student-support group: Just get 'em talking

Key to success for Urbana Middle's student-support group: Just get 'em talking

Nothing was too large or small for the 10 members of Sigma Gamma Beta — all seventh-graders whom teachers said needed extra social support — to discuss, which guidance counselor Terri Medwed said was the point.


Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:00am

Area drivers wince as gas prices climb to edge of $3 a gallon

Area drivers wince as gas prices climb to edge of $3 a gallon

'This is really the trend across the country, but Illinois and Michigan have been hit a little harder than the rest of the Midwest states' said a spokewoman for AAA Chicago.



Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:00am

Urbana council members voice support for mayor's proposed budget

Diane Marlin's proposal has cuts that are slated to save the city about $600,000. A public hearing on it is set for June 4; the council will vote on it June 18.


Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:00am

Jim Dey | Not a pretty picture as legislative rancor spills into court

Hell has no fury like the requested photo of a group of Girl Scouts scorned.


Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign library's budget proposal calls for extra hour on Saturdays

Director Donna Pittman said trustees approved opening at 9 a.m. instead of 10 a.m. on Saturdays starting June 2; the plan goes before the city council tonight.


Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, May 22, 2018

Top of the Morning, May 22, 2018

Lou Henson has his outfit picked out for the Hall of Fame Gala on June 15 in Chicago, where he'll be honored as part of the school's second Hall of Fame class.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 5:43pm

Champaign woman who hit pedestrian with car gets probation, home detention

Champaign woman who hit pedestrian with car gets probation, home detention

Madison Walk, 25, pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated driving under the influence in the July 14, 2017, incident. A second count of possession of controlled substances related to pills found in her car was dismissed.


Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:12pm

Unit 4 promotes Jefferson Middle principal to newly created position

Unit 4 promotes Jefferson Middle principal to newly created position

Angi Franklin will become the Champaign school district's director of teaching, learning and student engagement as of July 1.


 
 

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