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LONDON (AP) — Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public, creating the first listed human spaceflight firm. Virgin Galactic said Tuesday it is merging with Social Capital Hedosophia, whose CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, will become chairman of the combined…

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LONDON (AP) — Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public, creating the first listed human spaceflight firm. Virgin Galactic said Tuesday it is merging with Social Capital Hedosophia, whose CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, will become chairman of the combined…

News-Gazette intern Ethan Simmons chats with the Uni High grad and rising freshman at the UI who is a research assistant at both Carle's Mills Breast Cancer Institute and the UI's Laboratory of Integrated Biomedical Micro/Nanotechnology and Applications.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Ph.D. candidate in the UI Department of Materials Science and Engineering who has been named the Illinois Innovation Prize winner for 2019.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.

Monday, Jan. 12Career and Employee Services Workshop. 2 to 5 p.m.,Danville Area Community College Higher Learning Center — Hoopeston, 847 E. Orange St., Hoopeston. Free. Call 283-4170 to make an appointment.Tuesday, Jan. 13