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Woe for stores as shoppers look online for clothes

NEW YORK (AP) — Erica Dao used to shop at malls once a month, looking in stores and seeing what the mannequins displayed. Now, she mainly looks for inspiration on social media.

"I discover brands through Instagram," said Dao, 33, of St. Paul, Minnesota.

Scientists plan April 22 protest march

CHAMPAIGN — Scientists locally and across the country say they've had enough of the Trump Administration not supporting science in the way they feel it should be.

So on April 22 — in Champaign, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere — they're planning "March for Science" events to raise awareness to some of the crippling cuts that have been proposed in areas of science.

My Sunday: Beth Maynard

MY SUNDAY: Beth Maynard, Rector, Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church of Champaign

The alarm goes off at 6:10 a.m.

And then the fun starts, Mother Beth writes:

My Sunday: Maggie Falenschek

MY SUNDAY: Maggie Falenschek, Pastor, St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Urbana

The Rev. Maggie Falenschek's working weekend starts Saturday with a long run, a little polishing of her sermon and a 5 p.m. service.

Sunday is a marathon for the avid runner, who shared her schedule with us:

— 5:30 a.m. My alarm goes off but rarely do I pop right up ready for the day!

Clergy corner, March 24, 2017

Top of the Morning, March 24, 2017

The McCoys wants to thank the NCAA women's tournament selection committee for where it sent their favorite team, Ohio State.

Ohio State is the college home of former St. Thomas More star Tori McCoy. She is toward the end of a successful first season.

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing reacts to Carle ruling, reflects on term

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing reacts to Carle ruling, reflects on term: Play now!

Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing joins the News Hour to share her reaction to today's Illinois Supreme Court ruling about Carle Foundation Hospital, and she looks back on her 12 years on office.

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03-23-17 Penny for Your Thoughts

03-23-17 Penny for Your Thoughts: Play now!

03-23-17 Penny for Your Thoughts.  Jim Turpin with a two hour Penny open line.

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'Hair,' Holdsclaw among headliners of Ebertfest 19

CHAMPAIGN — The 19th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival will open April 19 with the 1979 musical “Hair” directed by Milos Forman, with a 35mm new print on loan from Michael Moore and the UCLA Film Archive.

Forman, now 85, won’t be coming but his assistant director for “Hair” will be here as part of the post-screening discussion on the Virginia Theatre stage.

Study: Wide health disparities in Chicago's neighborhoods

CHICAGO (AP) — A hospital system's study of Chicago neighborhoods finds wide health disparities, including with post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Sinai Urban Health Institute released a survey Thursday drawing upon responses from roughly 2,000 residents in nine Chicago neighborhoods.