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News-Gazette Videos

Cubbie Conversation, July 16, 2018

An excited J.J. Lockwood reminds that "the cream rises to the top" as the Cubs hit the All-Star break in first place with a 2.5-game lead on the Brewers. Sit back, relax and enjoy this week's All-Star festivities featuring a host of Cubs. Then gear up for Thursday when the North Siders return for a five — yes, 5! — game series against the Cardinals, aka Team Turmoil.

Crime Stoppers: Champaign armed robbery

Champaign County Crime Stoppers are seeking assistance regarding an armed robbery at the Walgreens located at 1713 W. Springfield Ave. in Champaign.

Tipsters are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS, 373tips.com, or through the P3 Tips mobile app.

Those Who Served: Frances Schneider

Frances Schneider, 100, talks about befriending Champaign native Tech Sgt. John C. O'Donnell during  her time as a civilian instructor teaching Morse Code to enlisted men at Scott Field in Belleville during World War II.

Getting Personal: Jamar Brown

Jamar Brown talks about his current activities at Newmark Civil Engineering lab in Urbana on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Wired In: Mark Van den Avont

Mark Van den Avont has developed a composite foam that is lighter and less expensive than foam that is currently available to be used in impact applications like for gymnastics.

Friday on the Farm with Frank Pagel

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's going on in the farming community. This week, he spoke with Frank Pagel, co-owner of Helicopter Services of Illinois, about crop dusting.