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Ballot question aims to preserve Douglas County Museum

In an effort to provide a steady flow of income to keep Douglas County Museum's doors open, the  board and county residents have placed a question on the April 4 ballot to make Douglas County a historical museum district.

Ballot question aims to preserve Douglas County Museum
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Sunday Conversation: Steve Kelly

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Steve Kelly has become a local media mainstay for almost four decades. The veteran sportscaster, though, is nearing his final days working in Champaign-Urbana as he approaches retirement.

Prep Sports

Danville's Moore a home-grown talent

Danville's Moore a home-grown talent

Danville is where Kendle Moore, The News-Gazette Player of the Year, struggled through two difficult seasons of varsity basketball before a deep group of juniors and a sophomore brought home the Vikings' first regional title in 16 years earlier this month.

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Chuck Koplinski: 'Beast' is beautiful but a bummer

Chuck Koplinski: 'Beast' is beautiful but a bummer

Disney's live-action remake of their classic animated feature is a combination of touching moments and garish excess.

A & E

Frank's Faves: Television sitcoms

Frank's Faves: Television sitcoms

Sometimes you want a show "where everybody knows your name."

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Mon, 03/27/2017 - 7:00am

Those Who Served: 'Wouldn't wish it on anyone'

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Curtis Heck was in Vietnam in the Army's 101st Airborne, and he saw Vietnam as a place of booby traps and unexploded shells, ever-present dangers.


Mon, 03/27/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning: March 27, 2017

Top of the Morning: March 27, 2017

On Mondays, our award-winning photographers tell their stories. This week: Heather Coit.



Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:00am

What's in a name?

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Honoring individuals can be a tricky situation


Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Ballot questions focus on nursing home

And here's what you should know about them.


Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 26, 2017

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 26, 2017

This week, we ask 10 Pulitzer winners honored for giving their opinions: What's the one column, commentary or cartoon you came up with that drew the harshest reaction?


Sun, 03/26/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, March 26, 2017

Top of the Morning, March 26, 2017

Next Sunday kicks off the "Light It Up Blue" campaign designed to raise awareness for autism.


Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:03am

Portillo's plans late May opening

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The new restaurant is taking shape in the former HomeTown Buffet location at 2306 N. Prospect Ave.


Sun, 03/26/2017 - 7:00am

Wired In: Thomas Satrom

Wired In: Thomas Satrom

Paul Wood chats with a high-tech difference-maker Thomas Satrom, founder and CEO of Satrom Music.


 

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