'Someone in Australia has the piece of paper with that play on it.'
When firefighters arrived, “we had ... heavy smoke around the roof area and eaves of the home with fire mainly in the back side of the house,” Marcott said. “We had the fire pretty much knocked down in five-10 minutes” using hand lines.
100 years ago, a downtown project took shape that would change Champaign for the better
The tributes continue to pour into The News-Gazette for Gene Hackman, the Danville product who last week celebrated his 93rd birthday. Checking in Sunday night: author John Grisham, who’s written 28 consecutive No. 1 fiction best-sellers, three of which were made into movies starring Hackman.
In honor of Gene Hackman's 93rd birthday, we asked his co-stars over the years to share their most unforgettable memory or movie role involving the Fischer Theatre usher-turned-two-time Oscar winner.
Elizabeth Bartell's professional role model? "Anyone who owns or runs a business. I find there is so much valuable information to be gained by listening to their challenges and successes, not only in their careers but their everyday lives as well."
“Young people often have information about things going on in their school or neighborhood but are hesitant to provide information or don’t know how to anonymously,” said Josh Henson of the Crime Stoppers board.
Silence is golden. At least you assume that with the proliferation of noise-cancelling headphones, especially considering the prices of the best models. Bose silenced the first shot of a revolution about 30 years ago with its first QuietComfort consumer headphones. Since then, any company wo…
Katie Snyder writes: The Museum of the Grand Prairie is honored to collaborate with Community Coalition/Walk as One to record oral histories of the local Champaign County Black community in a project called “Revisiting Your Legacy.”
“I often say to community leaders that students are the heart of our community. So, if you want to make a difference, you have to start with students.”
Today is Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Wilson admitted he had been looking in the teen’s window for a few weeks.
Iowa loss not the only ding the Illini's résumé took last week
Another 1-1 week sees Illinois stay out of beat writer's rankings
'I just always want to beat Minnesota.'
Elizabeth Bartell's professional role model? "Anyone who owns or runs a business. I find the…
The Humble Hog on South Market Street will close Feb. 17.
The expansion would more than double the company’s land ownership at the Gibson City site. O…
"We're trying to tell the stories of people around town that you don't normally hear about"
The play concerns itself with the ways in which traditional urban communities gentrify, causing ethnic groups to uproot and create a diaspora, severed from intergenerational histories.
When I hear people — teenagers mostly — start to pick apart a film, I do my best to remind t…
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“Come unto me, all ye that are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart:…
How is maintenance imposed, how long does it last, and what are the tax consequences for the payer or receiver of maintenance?
The latest chapter in the Ammonses’ war of words is certain to deepen the party’s political divide revealed by Sen. Bennett’s Dec. 9 death.
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When I was a kid growing up in Bellair, a very small village less than 100 miles south and a little east of Urbana-Champaign, the general stor…