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Top of the Morning, June 25, 2019

By all accounts, last weekend's concert scene in C-U was as vibrant as ever.

Top of the Morning, June 25, 2019
Illini Sports

Transfer talk: Utah's Donnie Tillman

Transfer talk: Utah's Donnie Tillman

The 6-foot-7, 225-pound forward will make a visit to Champaign on Wednesday after visiting Rutgers this past weekend.

Business

Just Askin' | From medicine to real estate

Just Askin' | From medicine to real estate

Now that longtime Christie Clinic ear, nose and throat Dr. William Youngerman is retiring, is he making more plans for his downtown Champaign properties?

Living

Getting Personal: Brian Moline

Getting Personal: Brian Moline

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with 43-year-old Savoy resident who is the managing editor at WILL and host of 'Morning Edition' and was formerly an on-air personality at WDWS/WHMS/WKIO radio.

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Tom's #Mailbag, June 21, 2019

Tom's #Mailbag, June 21, 2019

This week's lineup: weeds, wrecked bikes, the new Farren's, Costco, Chick-fil-A, prohibitions at the DMV, the Urbana Civic Center, hazardous waste collections, a large natural area under construction in Urbana and an ancient tree that has seen better days.

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Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:04pm

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Mon, 06/24/2019 - 3:42pm

LIVE: The trial of Brendt Christensen, Day 9

LIVE: The trial of Brendt Christensen, Day 9

NEW: After the verdict was read, Yingying Zhang’s family gave a statement to the dozens of reporters waiting outside the courthouse.


Mon, 06/24/2019 - 3:13pm

Slain UI scholar's family: 'Emotional distress has been ... unbearable'

Slain UI scholar's family: 'Emotional distress has been ... unbearable'

Yingying Zhang’s family issued the following statement on Monday afternoon, shortly after Brendt Christensen was found guilty of kidnapping and killing the visiting UI scholar:



Mon, 06/24/2019 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, June 24, 2019

Top of the Morning, June 24, 2019

With the first day of men's basketball practice still about three months away, fans are already craving news about Brad Underwood's third Illini team. That was the impetus for Illini beat writer Scott Richey's latest project — "Good Morning, Illini Nation."


Mon, 06/24/2019 - 7:00am

Those Who Served | 'It's a good thing I wasn't claustrophobic'

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Join the Navy and see the world. That was no exaggeration for Dale Smutz, 90. Smutz grew up in Danville and ran track. He continued to run every day he could — a lifelong habit.


Mon, 06/24/2019 - 7:00am

Christian event AudioFeed Music Festival returns to Urbana

The seventh annual AudioFeed Music Festival will run July 4-6 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds.


Mon, 06/24/2019 - 9:30am

Crime Stoppers | Police probe string of storage unit break-ins

Champaign County Crime Stoppers needs help finding the people breaking into storage units in Ogden and St. Joseph in the past six weeks.


Sun, 06/23/2019 - 7:00am

Small Towns, Big Deals | Residents stick together in Foosland

Small Towns, Big Deals | Residents stick together in Foosland

If you're not a "Foos" from Foosland, or related to one, then you've likely never been through the smallest incorporated town in Champaign County.


 
 

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    New Parkland ag program focuses on knowledge of applying

    This fall, the community college will offer the first degree program in the U.S. for custom applicators — those who spraypesticides and fertilizers on fields — driven by industry feedback and involvement.

     

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