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Preview: Illinois at Ohio State, 6 p.m., Today

Illinois at Ohio State

6 p.m. today


Illinois (9-15, 5-8 Big Ten)


P Name Yr. Ht. PPG Hometown

G Trent Frazier So. 6-1 14.7 Wellington, Fla.

G Ayo Dosunmu Fr. 6-5 14.1 Chicago

G Da'Monte Williams So. 6-3 3.8 Peoria

Entertainment listings, Feb. 14-21, 2019


This weekend


What: Honoring the cultures of Indigenous Americans and the wisdom and practices they share with others. This year's events inclue a talk on powwows, an educator workshop, and a family concert of storytelling and traditional teachings.

When:4 p.m. Feb. 14; 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 16.

Area history, Feb. 14, 2019

Today is Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, H.A. Walk, formerly of Champaign, was sworn in as the new postmaster of Rantoul.

Prep wrestling state: Feb. 13, 2019

Class 1A

(*State qualifiers)

106 pounds

Name, School W L Pts

*Wagner, St. Joseph-Ogden 43 7 211

*Hosley, Unity 42 6 194

*B. Tay, Ridgeview/Lexin. 36 2 178

Travis, Prairie Central 28 16 86

Palmberg, STM 27 16 81

Dykes, GCMS/Fisher 12 2 60

Bailey, Monticello 14 9 25

Area history, Feb. 13, 2019

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Area history, Feb. 12, 2019

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, girls from the domestic science department at Urbana High School served a bean supper to their fellow students. While the students ate their beans, they listened to a speech by University of Illinois track athlete Dick Thompson.

Editorial | Confirmation fights drag on

What goes around comes around.

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted last week to confirm prominent lawyer William Barr's nomination as this country's newest attorney general. A vote by the full Senate will come soon.

Given his broad experience and excellent reputation, Barr should have received a unanimous committee recommendation.

Area history, Feb. 11, 2019

Today is Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Pet Talk | UI Vet Med personnel help quell big cats for dental work

UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Think your cat is uncooperative during a veterinary examination? Image if your cat weighed more than 400 pounds and had 3-inch-long teeth and claws.

Unsurprisingly, lions, tigers and other wild cats must be anesthetized before they can be examined closely by a veterinarian.

Business listings, Feb. 10, 2019

This application for assumed business name was filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

Glow Esthetics, 105 N. Mattis Ave., Suite 22, C, Jaidi Gossett, 1505 Carroll Ave., U.