Illinois Ancestors: Veterans to be remembered

Veterans Day is a day to remember ALL veterans who fought in America's wars. Originally called Armistice Day, Nov. 11 commemorates the day that the armistice was signed by the Allies and Germany at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 marking the end of World War I.

UI trustees want more information on potential med school at Urbana

URBANA — Two competing proposals to bridge engineering and medicine at the University of Illinois were reviewed by a committee of UI trustees Tuesday, and one thing was clear: they want more information.

Disney shares anti-bullying song from Mahomet brothers

MAHOMET — Mahomet brothers Kyle and Kade Kinnamon found instant musical stardom last week — but it took a while to sink in.

Who lives here? Nov. 1, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Rich Warren: Cable providers could soon move to a la carte model

Technology and entertainment package more "gotchas" than the average automobile dealership. Apparent bargains turn into illusions. Or sometimes, try as you might, you just can't find a deal.

Paper + glue = shoes

URBANA — At 6-foot-4, University of Illinois sophomore Charlie Prescott felt a bit thrown off as he modeled a pair of high heels Wednesday.

"I definitely have sympathy for girls who wear high heels," the industrial design major from Oak Park said.

UI paper shoes design testing

University of Illlinois industrial design students walk "the runway" to test thier shoes made of paper and glue at Link Gallery at Krannert Art Museum Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014.

Illinois Ancestors: Witches, ghosts relevant to genealogical research

It has been over 300 years since 20 innocent men and women were put to death because they were convicted of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts.

Hundreds of others were accused of witchcraft and many languished in prisons awaiting trials.

UI Labs sets first board of directors

CHICAGO — UI Labs, the public-private research and development organization involving the University of Illinois, established its board of directors this week in Chicago.