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C-U Memorial Day Services 2015

Members of the Champaign VFW Post 5520 hold a Memorial Day service, led by VFW Commander, Jason Staub, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana while American Legion Post 24 sponsor a service at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Champaign on Monday, May 25, 2015. 

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Future five, May 25, 2015: Entertainment for the week ahead

Future five, May 25, 2015: Entertainment for the week ahead

Staff writer Tim Mitchell's suggestions for the week.

Columns

Dan Corkery: The stories behind the names on the columns

Dan Corkery: The stories behind the names on the columns

As many people pay homage this weekend to those who have died, few will visit one of the state's grandest tributes to fallen warriors.

Top News

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 12:00pm

Where Am I? May 25, 2015

Where Am I? May 25, 2015

Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:00am

Those who served: It runs in the family

Those who served: It runs in the family

A decorated Champaign police officer left a legacy that has filtered down through three generations. 


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:00am

'It's more of a public service'

'It's more of a public service'

Public swimming pools rarely turn a profit. But that's not the point, managers say.


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:00am

How the state regulates pools

How the state regulates pools

Before you dipped your toe in that swimming pool — Crystal Lake or Garfield Park or Sholem or, heck, Freer Gym or Lincolnshire Fields or La Quinta — the state took a look.


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:00am

Area filmmaker wins award for war documentary

Area filmmaker wins award for war documentary

A Tuscola man has won a Marine Corps Heritage Foundation award for his documentary on veterans of Okinawa in World War II, "Rise of the Valiant."


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 7:00am

Pet Talk: Face the fat

Pet Talk: Face the fat

More than half of all cats and dogs in the United States are either overweight or obese.


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the morning, May 25, 2015

Top of the morning, May 25, 2015

Just 24 notes from start to finish. But to hear it across the plain of a graveyard is one of the most mournful sounds I can imagine. 


 

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    Business

    It's Your Business: ROK's food truck is putting a new spin on tacos

    There's a new food truck rolling around the streets of Champaign, and it features items you may never have had before — at least in this form.

    Living

    Getting Personal: Gina Hartleb

    Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, Gina Hartleb chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood. The teacher and parent is the wife of Illini baseball coach Dan Hartleb.

    Entertainment

    Studio Visit: Charlotte Petertil

    Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, Charlotte Petertil, a 2015 University of Illinois graduate with a bachelor's of fine arts degree in graphic design.