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Jones: Mascot issue not a priority right now

'This is an important issue, but in the overall scheme of things that I have to contend with to ensure the future excellence and vitality of this university, it's lower on my list,' he said.

Jones: Mascot issue not a priority right now

Weekend Planner: Getting ready for an icy surprise

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After a spate of unseasonably warm weather, Mother Nature might cooperate with much lower temperatures today for the Special Olympics Illinois Polar Plunge at Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve in Mahomet.


Clergy Corner, Feb. 24, 2017

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Managing Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders. This week: Campus houses of worship dealing with 'Unofficial St. Patrick's Day.'


#TheMJs, Feb. 24, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) will provide a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

Illini Sports

Illinois will induct 28 into Hall of Fame

Illinois will induct 28 into Hall of Fame

Former Illini greats from Butkus to Buford-Bailey to Brown part of first class

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Sat, 02/25/2017 - 1:27pm

Coroner: Fire victim was a female


Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Saturday it may be early next week before he has a positive identification of a body removed from a fire-damaged house at 908 W. Clark St., C.

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:00am

A Life Remembered: 'He means a lot to our community'

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Friends and family of Eddie Carter, Rantoul's first black police officer, remember him as a loving family man.

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 6:00am

31st Citizens Police Academy begins April 20

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Feb. 25, 2017

Top of the Morning, Feb. 25, 2017

Malcolm Hill is apparently as proficient with a toothbrush as he is a basketball.

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:15pm

Accused drunk driver fails to appear

Accused drunk driver fails to appear

Esteban J. Tomas was a no-show at his Friday court hearing for allegedly driving drunk the wrong way in a crash that killed LaDonna "Jeannie" Brady on New Year's Day.

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 24, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 24, 2017

This week's questions were from all directions — politics, history, abandoned homes, street signs, recycling, businesses, even about the wealth of the Kennedy family.

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:20am

UPDATE: Person dies in Champaign house fire

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Just west of Prospect Avenue and a block south of University Avenue.

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 3:30pm

Pair charged for allegedly stealing from youth sports organizations

Those impacted: Bismarck Little League and Vermilion Valley Youth Football Conference.


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