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Commencement ceremonies at the University of Illinois, the reopening of a local restaurant, a new solar technology being applied at the Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building at the UI, renewable energy sources at the university and Kofi Cockburn's slam dunks.


Details on a nearly 100-year-old commercial spot near Urbana High School, status of Baxter's, a hazardous household waste collection day is on the calendar, The Venue in downtown Champaign, a damaged bridge on I-74 in Mahomet, hunting for crow, plans for South Mattis Avenue in Champaign.

Like many wedding spaces, renovated Venue CU waiting for COVID-19 restrictions to loose before opening its doors all the way.

A sign on the door says, “Sorry, we’re closed permanently. O’Charley’s thanks you for your patronage and we hope to see you soon!”