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Pet Talk | The importance of keeping cats active

By DR. KELLY BALLANTYNE
UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Wired In: Eddy Mejia

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood talks with a different tech entrepreneur. This week, meet EDDY MEJIA, a University of Illinois MBA student, computer engineer and veteran who founded DisplayOne, which sells display solutions for people to showcase and protect their prized possessions.

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, June 17, 2018

With so much recent buzz about historic buildings — Burnham Mansion, Bresee Tower, PNC's downtown home — we asked area architects: What's the one local structure you didn't have a hand in creating but can't get enough of?

Garden Walk to feature the beauties and the beastly

URBANA — Gardens are often places of beauty — but in some, poisonous dangers lurk.

Most of today’s Champaign County Master Gardeners Garden Walk — from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at nine locations in Champaign, Urbana and St. Joseph — is dedicated to the former, but for those interested in the latter, there’s a special stop available.

UI not yet joining growing list of schools dropping ACT/SAT requirements

URBANA — Get enough tutoring and local test-prep companies all but promise to improve ACT and SAT scores.

All that's required is $495 for 16 sessions at Better Prep Success, $675 for 18 hours of instruction with Kaplan, or $1,100 for 12 hours of one-on-one prep at Illini Tutoring.

UI football players referred to second-chance program in statue theft

URBANA — Two University of Illinois football players who admitted they took a steel sculpture from a Champaign park in late April have been given a chance to avoid a conviction on their records.

James Marchese, 21, and Drew Murtaugh, 20, both of the 500 block of South Second Street, were referred Thursday to the county's felony second-chance program.

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Rauner calls for independent probe into sexual harassment at Capitol

Gov. Bruce Rauner wants private citizens, not lawmakers, to investigate claims of sexual harassment under the Capitol dome, as well as allegations of fraud and conflict of interest.

John Frayne | BACH's season-ender provides quite a contrast

Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana concluded its 2017-18 season with a highly successful concert on June 10 at St. John's Catholic Chapel.