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The Locker Room With ... St. Joseph-Ogden Baseball

Preps coordinator Colin Likas returns with The Locker Room, breaking down the baseball season thus far with St. Joseph-Ogden coach Josh Haley and senior athletes Tyler Slagley and Jake Schlueter.

Office Hours with Aldo: Jesse Ribot

Staff writer Aldo Toledo's series looking at the offices of local professors continues with Jesse Ribot, professor of Geography and Geographic Information Science, at his office in the Natural History Building.

Virginia Theatre tour on Ebertfest's opening day

Mitch Marlow took The News-Gazette on a tour of Virginia Theatre before Wednesday's opening night of Ebertfest.

Ebertfest: 'The Fugitive' and 'Belle' directors on 'Penny'

'The Fugitive' director and University of Illinois graduate Andy Davis joined Brian Barnhart on 'Penny For Your Thoughts' on Wednesday morning ahead of his movie's 7 p.m. screening at Ebertfest. 'Belle' director Amma Asante also joined, as did Festival Director Nate Kohn.

Danville At Urbana Girls' Soccer Highlights

Video highlights from a girls' soccer match between Danville and Urbana on Tuesday, April 17, with postgame reaction from Tigers senior Kailey McQueen and coach David Dunlap.

Music on Main: Singer-songwriter Jon Lecouris performs some originals

Jon Lecouris sang two original songs as he strummed his guitar in the News-Gazette's lobby. Lecouris will perform Thursday at the C-U Bands and Fans Original Artists Night at Boomerang's in Urbana. Interested in playing our lobby? Email Jim Rossow at

Colin's Best Of The Bunch: April 16, 2018

Preps coordinator Colin Likas offers his latest Best of the Bunch, which includes shoutouts to athletes from Hoopeston Area, LeRoy, Salt Fork, Tuscola, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond, Villa Grove, Champaign Central, Mahomet-Seymour, Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin and Urbana.

Uni High's Summitt named to All-State Academic team

Uni High's Arielle Summitt, the two-time reigning Class 1A 800-meter state champion, was named to the All-State Academic Team. Before she was honored at Monday's banquet in Bloomington, the two-time News-Gazette Cross-Country Runner of the Year and 2017 Track Athlete of the Year gave her thoughts on the award and looked back at her proudest academic and athletic achievements thus far.

Cubbie Conversation, April 16, 2018

The weather is cold and so are the Cubs. But our J.J. Lockwood says Saturday's big come-from-behind win — and this week's big series against the rival Cardinals, starting today — should help heat up the North Siders.

Crime Stoppers: Walmart robbery

Champaign County Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance finding a man who threatened a Walmart security guard after he was stopped for concealing merchandise under his clothing. The alleged crime took place at the Walmart at at 2610 N. Prospect Ave. in Champaign April 6, 2018 at approximately 4:28 p.m.