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Today is Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, a record 11 Tuscola residents were enrolled to attend classes at the University of Illinois.

In 1969, a new 128-space municipal parking lot was under construction north of Burnham City Hospital in Champaign.

In 2004, the University of Illinois announced a proposal to form an Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Development on campus.