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Shopping Spree!

Carly Rocco bagged over $1000 worth of merchandise during a 90 second shopping she won at County Market in Champaign on Wednesday April 16, 2014.

John Dixon

Seth Dickey Homecoming

Lt. Seth Dickey, of Gibson City, came home on leave from his U.S. Army deployment in Afghanistan on Monday April 14, 2014.

John Dixon

Spring Game recap

Beat writer Matt Daniels' postgame thoughts on the Blue team's victory in Saturday's Spring Game.

Bob Asmussen

Boneyard Arts: Laura Wennstrom

Boneyard Arts Festival signature artist Laura Wennstrom talks about her art making process

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Alma Mater Returns Home

The Alma Mater returned to her base in front of Altgeld Hall in Urbana on Wednesday April 9, 2015.

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Alma Mater moved onto base

The Alma Mater statue returned from a 1 1/2-year hiatus to its base in front of Altgeld Hall in Urbana on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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MJ's minute April 9

College basketball writer Marcus Jackson discusses next year's national rankings and how the Big Ten and the illini stack up against the rest of the country.

Marcus Jackson

Urban Farming Wolske

Martin and Angie Wolske enjoy the world of urban farming in their own yard as they get to know their six-week-old chicks at their home in Champaign on Friday, April 4, 2014. 

Heather Coit

WWII Veteran Paul Cain

On the bloody volcanic rock of Corregidor, Paul Cain earned his Silver Star for holding his position and stopping repeated Japanese banzai counter-attacks.That was 69 years ago, and the former Army lieutenant turned 99 Saturday. Calmly sitting in his Urbana home, he tells the World War II story clearly and concisely.

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Illini softball coach Terri Sullivan talks about a Saturday split with 20th-ranked Nebraska and the pitching of freshman reliever Jade Vecvanags at Eichelberger Field.

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