People often mistake basketball for a pretty boy sport and not a physical game, which really grinds my gears, because those people obviously have never played against Michigan State.

Economists are forecasting a recovery this year and next that should reduce unemployment and help industries that were devastated by COVID-19. That should be good news for the service-heavy sectors in Champaign-Urbana.

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Most public courses in East Central Illinois reported similar gaudy increases, a reversal of a recent trend that had resulted in the closure of golf shops and golf courses like Railside in Gibson City, Blue Needles near Fairmount and Scovill in Decatur.

Here is a buffet of unrelated delicacies of law going into effect in the new year, some related to the pandemic we have previously discussed.

We were excited to be headed to Disneyland; few people we knew had been there. Dad gassed up the two-toned 1964 Dodge Dart at the corner Sinclair Station. The attendant filled the tank for 30 cents a gallon, checked the oil and tire pressure and washed the windows. Since it was Sunday, we al…