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Updated: Driver's facility to reopen Tuesday, with limits; property management disputes state claim

The secretary of state's driver services facility in Champaign will remain closed until next Tuesday and after that time the number of people allowed in the building will be restricted.

Updated: Driver's facility to reopen Tuesday, with limits; property management disputes state claim
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Recovering from Phases

I finally feel like I've gotten over the weekend.

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Dave Benton hoping to make the most of the time he has left

Dave Benton hoping to make the most of the time he has left

"I thought, the treatments aren't that easy to deal with, and I would make the most of the days I had."

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Meg Makes: Carnitas great as main or leftovers

Meg Makes: Carnitas great as main or leftovers

Our Champaign neighbor, Caleb Curtiss, is always grilling or smoking something amazing in his backyard.

Are We There Yet?

Old cars and teen angst

A little parental embarrassment can keep kids honest. And maybe they won't worry so much about who's cool and who's not.

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Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:38pm

UI professor: MacArthur award 'completely blindsided me'

UI professor: MacArthur award 'completely blindsided me'

Professor Tami Bond's phone rang. The voice at the other end said, "Can you have a confidential conversation?"


Wed, 09/17/2014 - 1:54pm

Police: Driver knocks motorcyclist off, drags cycle till truck catches fire

Police: Driver knocks motorcyclist off, drags cycle till truck catches fire

A Mahomet man who allegedly knocked a motorcyclist off his cycle, then dragged the cycle under his pickup truck for almost a mile before the truck went up in flames Tuesday evening is in police custody.


Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:27am

UI professor wins 'genius grant'

UI professor wins 'genius grant'

A University of Illinois environmental engineer who is measuring the effects of soot on global climate and human health has won a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant." 


Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Lincoln Square turns 50

Tom Kacich: Lincoln Square turns 50

"It was as big a day as Urbana's had since ... I don't know when."


Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Sept. 17, 2014

Top of the Morning, Sept. 17, 2014

From Farm Aid '15 to Steven Salaita and more, here are followups to some of our stories.


Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00am

Charity funding prompts discussion in Urbana

Charity funding prompts discussion in Urbana

Urbana officials this year plan to give as much as $300,000 — nearly all of it local tax money — to charitable causes.


Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00am

St. Thomas More a finalist for National Blue Ribbon

St. Thomas More a finalist for National Blue Ribbon

The High School of St. Thomas More is a finalist for what the U.S. Department of Education considers its highest honor.


 

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High-tech body cameras may soon become standard gear in police departments across Illinois and the rest of the country.

 

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    USDA: Rain, cold hampering Illinois corn harvest

    Wet, cool conditions across much of Illinois have put farmers behind schedule in bringing their corn in from the fields, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

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    Illinois Ancestors: E-magazine features Illinois research

    The most recent issue of the free e-magazine, "Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy Magazine" features resources for tracing Irish ancestors in Illinois. Such information can be helpful for any nationality's research in Illinois.