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UPDATED: Injuries, entrapment in cement truck rollover

Getting Personal: Adelaide Aime

Getting Personal: Adelaide Aime

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the 60-year-old social worker and executive director of Rape Advocacy, Counseling and Education Services in Urbana.


Wired In: Ty Newell

Wired In: Ty Newell

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois professor emeritus who has founded three high-tech companies that all involve improving the environment.


The Reluctant Townie: Deep thoughts about eggs, legs and dregs

Everything seems a little more achievable in the spring. The sunshine and warm breeze are such confidence boosters.

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Playing Critic: 'Sexy Brutale' is charming but not challenging

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At its heart, this is a simple puzzle-adventure game, with uncomplicated mechanics and deft storytelling.

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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 4:00pm

Courage Connection 'in crisis mode'

Champaign agency that helps victims of domestic violence and the homeless says it's on the brink of closing.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:00pm

Cubbie Conversation, April 24, 2017

As he mentioned a week ago, there's no reason to panic. Why? Because the Cubs are back where they belong — in first place — says our resident expert, J.J. Lockwood.

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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 3:11pm

Charges dropped in November Champaign shooting

Key witness recanted statement about what she saw

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:00am

19th Ebertfest receives a lovely sendoff

19th Ebertfest receives a lovely sendoff

The five-day event ended Sunday with a heartfelt standing ovation for Jimmy Demers and his pianist brother, Donnie, after they performed Cole Porter's "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," along with two other songs.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: Bretz keeping father's memories fresh


A century ago, an Indiana farm boy didn't know he'd be seeing the world from the trenches, in the muddy battlefields of France, Luxembourg and Germany.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning: April 24, 2017

Top of the Morning: April 24, 2017

Something to get you going today, courtesy photographer Robin Scholz.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00am

The many faces of all those races

The many faces of all those races

Plenty of folks from near and far competed in Saturday's events, and ex-N-G sports writer Fred Kroner was on the scene to hear their stories.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 2:10pm

Police investigate shooting of teenager in Danville

According to a police report, officers were called to a report of shots fired in the 100 block of South State Street at 11:39 p.m. Saturday.


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