Tim Mitchell

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Tim Mitchell is a reporter at The News-Gazette. His email is tmitchel@news-gazette.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@mitchell6).

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In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell chats with the Rev. Kyle Lucas, a former University of Illinois student who is the new assistant chaplain at St. John's Catholic Newman Center on campus.

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Many in attendance let the Republican U.S. congressman and state Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Shelbyville, know what they thought about their answers, which covered topics ranging from immigration to prescription drug prices to whether President Donald Trump was to blame for the behavior of white nationalists.

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On Monday afternoon, Democrat Tanisha King-Taylor sent a note to county board Chairman Giraldo Rosales announcing her formal resignation from her seat in District 10, which covers southeast Urbana.

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Uncanny Magazine, which is produced in Urbana, was named the winner of the Hugo for best semiprozine, in other words the best semi-professional magazine. For Uncanny magazine co-editor and University of Illinois graduate Lynne M. Thomas, this marked her eighth Hugo. For her husband, Parkland College graduate and other co-editor, Michael Damian Thomas, this marked his fifth Hugo win.

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In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell chats with the Rev. Larry Lewis, pastor of Champaign's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, who is set to retire at the end of the month.

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