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The country is split, and many older Americans say it's the worst in their lifetimes

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A & E

Getting Personal: Leonard Rumery

Getting Personal: Leonard Rumery

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the Monticello retired attorney and former Piatt County state's attorney who's also a musician and theater director.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: Be glad you're not a lowly fish

When you feel locked into a collision course with unavoidable calamity, you may find it helpful to locate something whose fate is similarly dim, but worse by a matter of degrees, and take pity on it — often.

Business

Wired In: Rishabh Anand

Wired In: Rishabh Anand

Staff writer PAUL WOOD chats with the 18-year-old UI electrical engineering major who is making inroads with the Internet of Things — the inter-networking of devices embedded in everyday objects.

A & E

Playing Critic: Latest 'Cooking Mama' missing some key ingredients

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The whimsy has worn thin. The presentation may still be adorable and the desserts deliciously rendered, but too many of the 160 minigames are devoid of even a smattering of creative gameplay.

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Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, May 28, 2017

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, May 28, 2017

We asked some of those who know Brad Underwood best to tell us their single favorite story about the 53-year-old father of three.


Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00am

On the jobs in Champaign County

Champaign County jobs 2016 vs 2017

No surprise who leads off the list of Champaign County's top employers — the University of Illinois could lose 7,000 workers and still rank No. 1, its spot for as long as the local Economic Development Corporation has been keeping track.



Sun, 05/28/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, May 28, 2017

Top of the Morning, May 28, 2017

'It's just something we believe in'


Sat, 05/27/2017 - 9:55pm

Central's Jackson emerges from shadows, wins state crown

Central's Jackson emerges from shadows, wins state crown

Nicholas Jackson cleared 6-8 and a new personal best of 6-9 each on his first attempt Saturday en route to winning a Class 2A high jump title at the boys' state track and field meet.


Fri, 05/26/2017 - 7:00am

Memorial Day 2017: List of area ceremonies and services

Memorial Day 2017: List of area ceremonies and services

Please email any updates to news@news-gazette.com.


Fri, 05/26/2017 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, May 26, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, May 26, 2017

In a packed mailbag this week: property assessments, a mysterious hilltop table at Orchard Downs, summer shows at the State Farm Center, Priceless Books, court fines and oh, so much more.


Sat, 05/27/2017 - 7:00am

Retiring Danville bus driver gets surprise from family at each stop

Retiring Danville bus driver gets surprise from family at each stop

'It was just tears of joy,' said the 65-year-old Randle, describing his reaction when he turned the corner, saw a group of people holding balloons at the next stop and began to recognize their faces.


Sat, 05/27/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, May 27, 2017 (w/video)

Top of the Morning, May 27, 2017 (w/video)

The next time she trains to walk 300 miles, Lindsey Yoder is going to order a customized T-shirt first.


 

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