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VIDEO: Take a tour of Champaign Central before renovations

The 17.5 gallon bucket that sits in the dark, dank room below Combes Gym at Champaign Central contains instructions from the Department of Defense and the Office of Civil Defense in case of an emergency, presumably a nuclear bomb, to fill with drinking water, dispense, and reuse as a commode.

Bob's Top 50 College Football rankings: No. 39 Memphis

AP voter Bob Asmussen thinks Memphis may have what it takes to repeat last year's 10-win season.

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 39 Chase McLaughlin

At No. 39, beat writer Scott Richey named the Illini's leading scorer from a season ago.

Cubbie Conversation, June 25, 2018

While it was not acceptable to get swept by the lowly Reds, J.J. Lockwood remains optimistic that the Cubs will get things turned around. And he's even got some kind words to say about the Cardinals — who took 2 of 3 from the Brewers, allowing the Cubs to keep it close in the standings. It's not early anymore, though, and the Cubs need to pick it up soon, J.J. says.

Crime Stoppers: Savoy car burglaries

Champaign County Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance regarding a spate of burglaries from motor vehicles in Savoy in June. 

Top 50 Most Important Illini Football Players: No. 40 Coran Taylor

Former Peoria star Coran Taylor will enter the thicket of Illini quarterbacks, putting the freshman at No. 40 on Scott Richey's list.

Those Who Served: Fredrick Holhubner

Fredrick Holhubner talks about his time in the United States Army during an interview at his home Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Urbana.

Bob's Top 50 College Football rankings: No. 40 Iowa

AP voter Bob Asmussen thinks the Hawkeyes have what it takes to deliver Kirk Ferentz his 16th bowl game in 18 seasons.

Wired In: Bianca Chan

Bianca Chan talks about Octane, an app for car enthusiasts, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.

Getting Personal: Kris Koester

Kris Koester, Administrative Services Manager & Public Information Officer for the Champaign Public Works Department Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the facility in Champaign.