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The latest: Official says at least 6 dead in Amtrak crash

The official also says preliminary signs indicate the train may have struck something on the track before going off the track outside Seattle.

The latest: Official says at least 6 dead in Amtrak crash
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Getting Personal: Danielle Bender

Getting Personal: Danielle Bender

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 31-year-old Champaign resident who won this year's edition of "Dancing with the C-U Stars," raises funds for the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club and once worked at the Miami Seaquarium.

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Wired In: Trudy Kriven

Wired In: Trudy Kriven

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI professor who's also CEO of KeaneTech LLC, which is working to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions and waste by creating ceramic products at room temperature instead of in high-heat furnaces.

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Tom's #Mailbag, Dec. 15, 2017

Tom's #Mailbag, Dec. 15, 2017

The Mailbag turns 4 years old on Thursday. I recently looked back at the first edition and marveled how there wasn't a single question about chain restaurants. Sigh.

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The Reluctant Townie: A Roy Moore review of 'The Last Jedi'

The Reluctant Townie: A Roy Moore review of 'The Last Jedi'

As you may have heard, my run for the Alabama Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't go exactly as the Lord intended, so my agent hooked me up with a gig reviewing movies on something called the internet.

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One night in the cold has the power to change view of homelessness

One night in the cold has the power to change view of homelessness

Don't just think of One Winter Night as a shivering downtown sleep-out. It's an experience that could change your life, says the new executive director of C-U at Home, Rob Dalhaus III.


Mon, 12/18/2017 - 7:00am

Teddy Eddleman, wife of Illini legend, was a legend herself

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Teddy Eddleman liked to stay involved. As much as possible. "She was a super volunteer," Champaign's Charlie Finn said.



Mon, 12/18/2017 - 7:00am

Firefighters seek life-saving CPR devices

As firefighters spend more time answering medical calls, fire departments around the county are chipping in to buy automatic chest compression devices.


Sun, 12/17/2017 - 3:20pm

Illini's biggest fan (photo)

Former Illinois basketball  coach Lou Henson smiles at the sight of his wife, Mary, on the television as he watches Saturday's game between Illinois and New Mexico State at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana with his daughter, Leigh Edison, and other family members. The winningest coach at both schools, Henson was scheduled to be honored prior to and during Saturday's game at the United Center in Chicago, but a stint in the hospital prevented him from making the trip.

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Sun, 12/17/2017 - 7:00am

He's got a real sweet gig at Fannie May

He's got a real sweet gig at Fannie May

Candyman Brad Blair may be blind, but he's still a whiz behind the counter


Sun, 12/17/2017 - 7:00am

Volunteers place wreaths on service members' graves

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This year, nearly 6,000 were laid at Danville National Cemetery


Sun, 12/17/2017 - 7:00am

End of net neutrality has dangerous potential, experts say

In the future, consumers' access to websites, information may depend on who, how much they pay for service


Sun, 12/17/2017 - 10:41pm

Traffic stop yields two felony arrests

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A traffic stop in Urbana late Saturday night yielded two arrests for the Urbana Police Department.


 
 

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