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Delays, cancellations plague Willard


Taking an expensive taxi from Willard Airport in Savoy to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago may not make much sense, but taxi driver Stephen Love knows that two to three times a week his company gets passengers who do just that.

Road to recovery

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CHAMPAIGN — A visitor's first glimpse of Campustown from the west is not exactly postcard material.

UI videos take aim at sexual assault on campus

CHAMPAIGN — It's on us.

The slogan you may have heard on television commercials urging viewers to speak out against sexual assault is gaining traction at the University of Illinois, with Illini athletes and campus leaders joining the cause.

AbbVie opens site at UI Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — A global biopharmaceutical company opened a research facility on the University of Illinois campus Tuesday.

Updated: Solar farm construction to start in spring at UI

CHAMPAIGN — This time next year, students at the University of Illinois could be studying under lights powered by energy from the sun — at least in part.

A long-awaited "solar farm" considered a key step in the UI's transition to renewable energy is moving into the design phase, with construction expected to start in the spring.

Jim Dey: UI received hundreds of letters about rehiring Kilgore

Hear more from Dey Wednesday at 10 on WDWS.

With the start of the new semester underway, it won't be long before the Peck's Bad Boy of the University of Illinois faculty is back in the classroom shaping young minds.

'Open source' textbooks provide many benefits

When Professor Jonathan Tomkin went looking for a textbook to use in his introductory Earth Systems class, nothing was quite right.

He couldn't find a book that he felt was worth the high price tag for students. So he put one together with a few colleagues — for free.

Dave Downey: Ahead of his time

Here's a telling story about Dave Downey:

When the Illini basketball legend married his high school sweetheart in Canton, Ill., he asked a good friend and teammate, Bill Burwell, to be a groomsman.

Allerton Park officials ready 'to dream big'

MONTICELLO — Allerton Park and Retreat Center officials are ready to start planning park improvements now that University of Illinois trustees have OK'd a three-phase master plan for the Monticello-area facility.

UI board: Salaita decision final

Let us know your take here.  Hear from UI board chairman Ed McMillan Friday at 9 on