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Rantoul man arrested in armed robbery at liquor store

Police Sgt. Justin Bouse said three people were involved in the incident, with one of them using what appeared to be pepper spray on the owner, another punching him while holding a gun, and the third taking a bank bag.

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The Health Reporter Is In: Oct. 18, 2017

The Health Reporter Is In: Oct. 18, 2017

Will the contract dispute between OSF Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield affect whether the two Presence hospitals will continue accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield?

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2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 5

2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 5

Several schools dressed in pink to raise awareness and funds in the fight against breast cancer. 

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Getting Personal: Stanley Ikenberry

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Staff writer Marcus Jackson spoke with the man who led the UI from 1979 to 1995 and again in 2010 ahead of his return to campus this week for UI Foundation weekend.

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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:06pm

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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 2:21pm

Governor, UI to launch public-private research institute in Chicago

Governor, UI to launch public-private research institute in Chicago

Groundbreaking for the Discovery Partners Institute is expected to occur in 2018, with full development expected by 2022, UI President Tim Killeen said Tuesday.


Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:17pm

Tolono caregiver charged after allegedly shaking infant

Tolono caregiver charged after allegedly shaking infant

State's Attorney Julia Rietz filed a single count of aggravated battery of a child — a Class X felony — against Michele Reed.



Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:00am

After 70 years, News-Gazette Media's radio stations back downtown

After 70 years, News-Gazette Media's radio stations back downtown

This week's handover to a state-of-the-art digital operation at 15 Main St., 2 miles away from the old studios, has WDWS-AM, WHMS-FM and WKIO-FM sharing a building with The News-Gazette.


Wed, 10/18/2017 - 1:20pm

Westfield surprised about selection to Parkland board

Westfield surprised about selection to Parkland board

Unsure if he will run in 2019


Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:00am

CU Fresh Start survey respondents worried about shootings, police relations

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The results of the survey of 717 people familiar with high-crime areas show that while two-thirds of them view local shootings as a problem, only about 40 percent think police try to act fairly.


Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:00am

Turf, new track on way for Champaign's Tommy Stewart Field

Turf, new track on way for Champaign's Tommy Stewart Field

The renovations, set for next summer, will be one of the first projects to be completed following last year's approval of the $183.4 million Unit 4 facilities referendum.


Wed, 10/18/2017 - 7:00am

Vermilion County panel won't let its half of Kickapoo Rail Trail languish

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'We just want to get a shovel in the ground,' said Julie Colby of Danville, a bicyclist, Master Naturalist and outdoor enthusiast who is serving as a co-chair of the revived committee, which has now met twice, with Bob Arnholt of Danville.


Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:49pm

Mad about Yu

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Stellar pitching into the seventh by the Dodgers' Darvish puts the Cubs' season on the ropes and Los Angeles one win away from its first World Series since 1988.


 

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