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Growing up Frerichs: Rise to treasurer a long time coming

There was a time when Illinois' new treasurer-elect, Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs, could have just as easily become a Republican.

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Tom Kacich: Hays' band to open Rauner's inauguration

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Isn't it enough for state Rep. Chad Hays, R-Catlin, to be one of just 118 members of the Illinois House of Representatives?

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After the tornado: New home, new traditions

First Christmas in their new house is emotional for Gifford’s Mulvaney family

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Best of 2014 in pictures

Best of 2014 in pictures

From snowstorms to floods, from campus unrest to high school celebrations ... The News-Gazette photo staff was on the scene in 2014. Here is a collection of their best photographs.

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Bowl breakdown: Is it worth the trip?

Bowl breakdown: Is it worth the trip?

Of the Illini’s recent bowl games, the most tickets were sold to the Rose (25,098), but the university was committed to 26,272. That left the UI to absorb $158,490 total for unsold tickets. The total cost of tickets absorbed for the Kraft bowl reached $107,020.

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Sun, 12/28/2014 - 2:54am

Top of the morning, Dec. 28, 2014

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During a recent stop at Mack's Twin City Recycling in Urbana, Larry Roderick saw something that led to a double-take.


Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Dec. 28, 2014

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We asked 10 experts to dust off their crystal balls and tell us what's in store for 2015.


Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:00am

C-U's George Will reflects on his career, what's in store for future

C-U's George Will reflects on his career, what's in store for future

With 100 columns to write every year and as many TV appearances, George Will doesn't hurt for work. But he's now embarking on a large project: an analysis of conservative politics.


Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:00am

2 men face weapons charges after call of shots fired

Police were patrolling near the Mattis North Apartments, 2000 N. Mattis Ave., when they saw a car fail to signal a turn at 3:15 a.m. Saturday and stopped it.


Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:00am

C-U puts full-court press on its bid for boys' basketball tourney

C-U puts full-court press on its bid for boys' basketball tourney

But will the effort be enough to unseat Peoria?


Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:00am

Resident escapes house fire in north Champaign

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Acting Champaign Deputy Fire Chief Dave Ferber said investigators remained at the scene for several hours trying to figure out the cause and exact origin.


Sat, 12/27/2014 - 6:30pm

LIVE! Kennesaw State

LIVE! Kennesaw State

Illini win 93-45 behind 21 points from Rayvonte Rice


 

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