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Top of the Morning, Sept. 1, 2014: From the archives

For 120 years, Labor Day has been a recognized national holiday. I asked some workers to relate what union membership meant to them.

Top of the Morning, Sept. 1, 2014: From the archives
Living

The graveyard shift: It's not for everybody, but those who work it embrace it

The graveyard shift: It's not for everybody, but those who work it embrace it

"I'm 180 degrees from everybody else. Your breakfast is my dinner. It's the same day, but I can get my errands done during the days when things are open and people are at work."

Living

Life with a third-shifter: Cherish time spent together

Life with a third-shifter: Cherish time spent together

Time together is precious. We never run out of anything to talk about.

Columns

Dan Corkery: Stained-glass image pays tribute to WWI heroes

Dan Corkery: Stained-glass image pays tribute to WWI heroes

Not all local connections to World War I are big buildings. At least one is thin — a pane of glass — and its image prompts many to reflect on the meaning of sacrifice.

Top News

Sun., Aug 31

Salaita backlash putting UI in bad light

The University of Illinois faculty recruiting season kicks off at a time of strife for the campus due to the case of Steven Salaita. 


Sat., Aug 30

No MTD routes on Monday

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District buses will not operate on Monday in observance of Labor Day.


Sun., Aug 31

District taking 'conservative' debt approach

"It was my recommendation to the board to not go for that full amount that we could possibly go for because it certainly limits and ties the hand of future boards." - Judy Wiegand


Sun., Aug 31

Bassist Krauss returning to familiar territory

"If I could do everything I do here in Nashville, I would live in Champaign. It's such a manageable city."


Sun., Aug 31

Tom Kacich: Siding with Sierra Club a bad thing?

If you were making a list of groups and organizations that have a bad reputation, it's unlikely the Sierra Club, a respected environmental group, would be included.

 


Sun., Aug 31

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Aug. 31, 2014

We asked our panel: What were you up to during your 15 minutes of childhood fame?


Sat., Aug 30

Win a relief for Illinois

Close call ends well for Illini in season opener.


 

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Opinion

Ardor lacking on fracking

For a state that is in desperate need of high-paying jobs and the tax revenues they generate, Illinois is remarkably indifferent when it comes to creating an atmosphere that encourages them.

 

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Business

Quick Read: Area firms make Inc. 5000 list

Inc. magazine recently released its 2014 Inc. 5000 list, a compilation of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately owned U.S.-based firms based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2013.

 

Entertainment

Studio Visit: Rebecca Rego

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local musician. Here, a chat with Rebecca Rego, singer-songwriter and leader of Rebecca Rego and the Trainmen.