Solve the WCIA versus DirecTV/AT&T dispute in fewer than “60 minutes.” It’s so “Elementary,” you don’t need Holmes and Watson. You needn’t suffer the “Bull” from DirecTV. Buy an antenna. In case you’ve forgotten, broadcast TV is free.

About two months ago, I wrote about our weekly papers getting first crack at new website-publishing software, with news-gazette.com set to switch soon.

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.

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Solve the WCIA versus DirecTV/AT&T dispute in fewer than “60 minutes.” It’s so “Elementary,” you don’t need Holmes and Watson. You needn’t suffer the “Bull” from DirecTV. Buy an antenna. In case you’ve forgotten, broadcast TV is free.

About two months ago, I wrote about our weekly papers getting first crack at new website-publishing software, with news-gazette.com set to switch soon.

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.

URBANA — A $100 million investment in a quantum engineering project designed to make Illinois a world leader in that emerging technology is among $3 billion in higher education allocations in the new Rebuild Illinois infrastructure plan.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 42-year-old comedian and former Champaign County Humane Society staffer who loves animals.

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.

My new sunglasses sound terrific. Literally. Bose managed to fit a full-fidelity speaker system into the temple-ear pieces of sunglasses. Nothing inserts in your ear. There are no ear buds to fall out and nothing on the ear to block warning sounds and increase perspiration. These wireless so…

ROCKFORD (AP) — An appellate court has tossed a central Illinois man's gun conviction, ruling a lower court shouldn't have allowed a Facebook photograph of him standing near guns to be entered as evidence.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the iVenture Accelerator fellow and undergraduate at the University of Illinois whose new venture, Verge Pets, is developing an Automatic Reptile Feeder.

NEW YORK (AP) — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late next year.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the U.S. with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis in France and Japan.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows.

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of work messaging platform Slack are expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "WORK."The San Francisco company is set to start trading Thursday in what's known as a direct listing.

6SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too.The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms.

CHICAGO (AP) — A new research facility has opened at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.A ribbon-cutting is scheduled Monday afternoon for the 12-story Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center.

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive clinical trial results earlier this spring.