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Michael Finke's radio gig

On Wednesday, Michael Finke visited our studios at WDWS 1400-AM on South Neil Street in Champaign to talk shop with hosts Scott Beatty and Marcus Jackson (listen here). Our Hannah Auten was there for an inside look.

Versatility key for Illini under Underwood

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down the importance of versatility on his roster, including the need for everybody to be a capable ball handler and not just the lead guards.

Gill: Golf outing longevity testament to Cunningham staff

Former Flyin' Illini guard Kendall Gill was back in Champaign on Monday for the 28th annual Kendall Gill Golf Outing. The outing has raised more than $825,000 for Cunningham Children's Home in Urbana to provide for the 300 children and adolescents and their families served each year.

Cubbie Conversation, July 10, 2017

The All-Star break is here and JJ Lockwood is not happy with where his Cubs are sitting. "We've got to step up our game in the second half."

Getting Personal: Mike Namoff

Mike Namoff, owner of This is It Furniture, talks about his Human Mattress Dominoes charity while sharing his love of music in his office in Champaign on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

'They need us to help them out'

Charlie Li, president of the Chinese American Association of Central Illinois, and members Guirong Zhang and Guiping Lin spent a few minutes Friday, July 7, 2017, discussing the ways they and the community have provided support for the family of University of Illinois scholar Yingying Zhang since her June 9 abduction.

Budget impasse: Project stalled

It was quiet in Campustown on Thursday — thanks the Illinois General Assembly. Because of the Legislature’s inability to pass a state budget, the Multimodal Corridor Enhancement project — MCORE — has ground to a halt.

The search for Yingying Zhang: Day 26

Hear from supporters of missing UI scholar Yingying Zhang as well as defense attorneys for accused kidnapper Brendt Christensen from outside a federal courthouse in Urbana on July 5, 2017.

Outside Christensen Hearing

People line up to enter the courthouse before the first appearance of Brendt Christensen on the kidnapping of Yingying Zhang and US Attorney's Office Spokeswoman Sharon Paul speaks to the media at the Federal Courthouse in Urbana on Monday, July 3, 2017.

Cubbie Conversation, July 3, 2017

J.J. Lockwood isn't happy. But he's not throwing a tantrum, either. 'Relax,' our Cubs expert says. 'Theo will pick up some pitching.'