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J.J. Lockwood pays tribute to more than his favorite team on this Memorial Day.

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Memorial Day 2017: List of area ceremonies and services

Memorial Day 2017: List of area ceremonies and services

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A & E

Getting Personal: Leonard Rumery

Getting Personal: Leonard Rumery

Staff writer Melissa Merli chats with the Monticello retired attorney and former Piatt County state's attorney who's also a musician and theater director.

Living

The Reluctant Townie: Be glad you're not a lowly fish

When you feel locked into a collision course with unavoidable calamity, you may find it helpful to locate something whose fate is similarly dim, but worse by a matter of degrees, and take pity on it — often.

Business

Wired In: Rishabh Anand

Wired In: Rishabh Anand

Staff writer PAUL WOOD chats with the 18-year-old UI electrical engineering major who is making inroads with the Internet of Things — the inter-networking of devices embedded in everyday objects.

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Mon, 05/29/2017 - 8:19pm

Cvijanovic: UI paid me $250,000 for football injuries, medical expenses

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Simon Cvijanovic took to Twitter Monday night to post the news of the settlement. 


Mon, 05/29/2017 - 7:00am

Life remembered: Urbana icon 'an all-around good guy'

Life remembered: Urbana icon 'an all-around good guy'

Longtime Urbana High School teacher, Urbana city council member and community icon Michael Pollock died Sunday following a long battle with Merkel cell carcinoma. He was 67.



Mon, 05/29/2017 - 7:00am

'Emotional' Memorial Day ceremonies slated today

'Emotional' Memorial Day ceremonies slated today

Today, Urbana American Legion Post 71 will perform a Memorial Day ceremony in Urbana at 11 a.m. at Eastlawn Cemetery, and then will be at another ceremony just before noon at Lincoln Memorial Gardens.


Mon, 05/29/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: Korean language put man in OSS

Those Who Served: Korean language put man in OSS

On Memorial Day, Lt. Richard Underwood remembers family, as well as two friends, who died in Korea.


Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00am

Today's Special: Food truck opening a home base

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Caribbean Grill owner and executive chef Mike Harden said his new restaurant at 2135 S. Neil St., C, in the Shoppes of Knollwood complex, will serve its first customers Tuesday.


Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00am

The greatest divide?

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The country is split, and many older Americans say it's the worst in their lifetimes


Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, May 28, 2017

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, May 28, 2017

We asked some of those who know Brad Underwood best to tell us their single favorite story about the 53-year-old father of three.


Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00am

On the jobs in Champaign County

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No surprise who leads off the list of Champaign County's top employers — the University of Illinois could lose 7,000 workers and still rank No. 1, its spot for as long as the local Economic Development Corporation has been keeping track.


 

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