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UPDATE: Photos released in southwest Champaign bank robbery

Police were called to Busey Bank at 3002 W. Windsor Road shortly after 11 a.m. 

UPDATE: Photos released in southwest Champaign bank robbery
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As usual, 26th Great Cover Up is full of surprises (w/video)

As usual, 26th Great Cover Up is full of surprises (w/video)

The 35 local bands participating in this year's edition of the annual charity event are keeping with tradition in staying mum about which famous act they'll be impersonating until they play their first note.


Just 1 Question: MLK's dream at Danville High


In the wake of the national holiday celebrating the civil-rights leader, staff writer NOELLE McGEE dropped by the school to ask some students: What are you doing to live out Dr. King's dream?

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Notes-Worthy: Ian Shepherd

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C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with the current Sun Stereo drummer and founder of The Brat Pack.

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Frank's Faves: Children's movies that left scars

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This week: Why don't they do what they say, say what they mean; one thing leads to another ...

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 5:18pm

Two more get jail time in Campustown beating

Two more get jail time in Campustown beating

Wayne Colson, 21, and Taivionte Gatson, 19, both of Champaign, were each sentenced to 30 months in prison for their role in the Sept. 25 attack that precipitated a fatal shooting.

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 9:39am

LIVE! UI Board of Trustees

LIVE! UI Board of Trustees

Board approves tuition freeze, elects Rockford physician Tim Koritz as its new chairman

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:00am

Skaggs heading to inauguration before playing C-U

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After shows out of town, the 14-time Grammy winner will be able to be in D.C. in the afternoon, because he and Kentucky Thunder are playing shows Friday and Saturday in nearby Alexandria, Va.

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:00am

Health Alliance Medical Plans are all full up

The Carle-owned insurer said it set a 25,000-person maximum for how many new enrollees it would accept for 2017 individual health plans, and it has reached the limit.

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:00am

11 job offers pulled in first year of UI background checks

Only one of those was for a potential faculty member; the rest were civil service or other positions, the UI says.

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:00am

8-year-old Danville student saw a need, filled it

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Lydia Perkins of Tilton didn't like seeing peers without proper footwear, so she raised funds by selling homemade ornaments and donated $125 worth of socks and underwear to her K-4 school last week.

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Band brings fresh free-speech case to high court

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The Slants appeared Wednesday before the The Supremes, the latest permutation of a battle whose arenas include street protests and the trademark office. But it's usually about one thing — efforts by some to silence others.


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