Illinois Ancestors: Some newspapers indexed and online

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library's Newspaper Collection has over 5,000 newspaper titles on almost 100,000 reels of microfilm. An index compiled by James N.

Med school proposal to be revealed

URBANA — After a year of study, a proposal for a new engineering-focused medical school in Urbana could get a green light from top university administrators today.

Districts to decide how to handle PARCC refusals

About this series

Questions abound

About this series

Today, The News-Gazette begins a three-part series exploring the many issues surrounding this week's statewide debut of PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) testing:

City opens portal to police, finance data

Editor's note: CU-CitizenAccess operates under the Department of Journal

Illinois Ancestors: Genealogical conferences benefit researchers

Where can genealogical researchers go to attend any one of 150 genealogical seminars/workshops to be taught by more than 80 experts in their field?

Answer: This year the location is St. Louis, Mo., and May 13-16 are the dates for the National Genealogical Society's (NGS) annual conference, "Crossroads of America."

Individuals, organizations honored for innovation

URBANA — Cathy Singer's emphasis on both work and family was brought home at the annual Innovation Celebration event Tuesday.

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead


Library events, March 1-8, 2015

Champaign Public Library

Main Library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

Rich Warren: Cutting through operating systems quite a procedure

Decide not merely between Apples and oranges, but Apple and everyone else.

Choose the iPhone and iPad with their iOS operating system or Google's Android universe of scores of brands. They're competitive in overall functionality, yet there remains a world of difference even though the Google Play store now offers about the same number of apps as the iTunes store.