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Mattoon man charged with reckless homicide

June 8 crash claimed the life of Caitlin Conner, 10.

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2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 16

2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 16

This week's report from our hard-working student correspondents

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Heartbreak City

Heartbreak City

In his 51 years on the beat, Loren Tate has seen plenty of shots like Nebraska's buzzer-beating three-pointer that sank Brad Underwood's Illini late Monday night. In today's podcast, he walks us down Memory Lane.

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Where the money went: A town-by-town look at 2017 government spending

Where the money went: A town-by-town look at 2017 government spending

The News-Gazette sent open-records requests to 61 area towns, asking for every purchase of $5,000 or more. Here's what we found.

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Judge 'quashed' thousands of warrants

Judge 'quashed' thousands of warrants

City legal staffs say they're unsure now how to proceed on outstanding ordinance violations after Judge Tom Difanis set aside 2,547 outstanding warrants, some issued as long ago as 2001.

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Champaign council approves new video-gambling regulations

Champaign council approves new video-gambling regulations

Among them: A cap on so-called cafes/lounges at 23 and a new license they must operate under; a rider for other establishments that will be added to their liquor license, and an annual $250-per-terminal fee.


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

Four from Champaign headed to D.C. to advocate for Dreamers

Four from Champaign headed to D.C. to advocate for Dreamers

They are part of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, which is set to take part in the civil-disobedience protest, determined to occupy the Russell Office Building on Capitol Hill until legislators approve the Dream Act.



Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Fired Cunningham Township workers say they're owed money

Ex-deputy assessor Kim Hooper said Tuesday that she and Jamie Willard are in a dispute with new Assessor Wayne Williams 'over benefits paid for vacation and sick time and for the last week that we were employed by the township.'


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

Vacancy on UI Board of Trustees still unfilled after a year

'Our administration is still in the process of considering candidates for this vacancy,' said Rachel Bold, spokeswoman for Gov. Bruce Rauner, who is charged with appointing them.


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

Champaign County sues drugmakers, 3 doctors over opioid risks

The suit was filed last week in Champaign County Circuit Court by Ryan Bradley of the Champaign law firm Koester & Bradley, along with New York firm Simmons Hanly Conroy and St. Charles, Ill., firm Meyers & Flowers.


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

Marlin to Urbana residents: Let's hear your ideas for Lincoln Square

Marlin to Urbana residents: Let's hear your ideas for Lincoln Square

The public will have a chance to brainstorm their ideas and give their views on the site's future by way of social media, the internet and in person through at tleast May.


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Kennedy's hot rhetoric, not policies, drawing attention

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The Democratic candidate's actions in accusing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel of scheming to drive out black residents and storming out of a discussion about gun violence are overshadowing his recently released 26-page treatise on the economy.


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Jan. 17, 2018

Top of the Morning, Jan. 17, 2018

How best to judge the impact of Bismarck-Henning Elementary Principal Laura Girton?


 
 

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