A "substantive research interest in Holocaust-Era Assets began in 1996 with various issues related to Swiss dormant bank accounts and gold looted by Nazi Germany.
URBANA — A group of lawyers suing one of the world's largest agriculture businesses is coming to Urbana in hope of getting local farmers on their side.
The attorneys behind the organization Midwest Corn Lawsuit will host an informational meeting on Wednesday to discuss the case.
The case is a multi-district litigation against Syngenta, a Swiss agriculture company.
CHAMPAIGN — Citing increased accountability and transparency, the Champaign City Council unanimously approved the purchase of body cameras for all 125 sworn Champaign police officers on Tuesday night.
URBANA — Interim Provost Edward Feser said he's hopeful a new dean for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine can be announced by the end of the summer.
UI and Carle officials are finishing up reference checks and "will be negotiating with our top finalists very shortly," he said Monday.
CHAMPAIGN — A request for 125 new body cameras — one for every sworn police officer — has the support of Champaign's mayor and the head of the local NAACP chapter.
MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers
TALI ARBEL, AP Technology Writers
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," "Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."
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