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The Journal-Standard
Finke, Jordan spark Illinois past NC Central 86-73By Terry ToweryThe Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — Michael Finke scored 22 points
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 minutes ago
By Terry ToweryThe Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — Michael Finke scored 22 points and teammate Aaron Jordan added 16 to lead Illinois over North Carolina Central 86-73 Friday at State Farm Center. Reggie Gardner Jr. scored 18 points for N.C. Central,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Finke, Jordan spark Illinois past NC Central 86-73CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Michael Finke scored 22 points and teammate Aaron Jordan
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Michael Finke scored 22 points and teammate Aaron Jordan added 16 to lead Illinois over North Carolina Central 86-73 Friday at State Farm Center. Reggie Gardner Jr. scored 18 points for N.C. Central, and Zacarry Douglas and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Finke, Jordan spark Illinois past North Carolina CentralTerry Towery of The Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — Michael Finke scored 22 point
Peoria Journal Star / Posted an hour ago
Terry Towery of The Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — Michael Finke scored 22 points and teammate Aaron Jordan added 16 to lead Illinois over North Carolina Central 86-73 Friday at State Farm Center. Reggie Gardner Jr. scored 18 points for N.C. Central,... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
No. 23 Northwestern rolls downstate to face rival IllinoisBy James BoydThe Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — No. 23 Northwestern is on a six-
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
By James BoydThe Associated Press CHAMPAIGN — No. 23 Northwestern is on a six-game winning streak for the first time since 1996 and running back Justin Jackson is in rare territory as only the second Big Ten to player to rush for 1,000 yards in four... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Downtown Urbana to host weekend of holiday eventsrecently hosted a holiday-themed window decorating contest, said Marcia Bailey,
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
recently hosted a holiday-themed window decorating contest, said Marcia Bailey, economic development coordinator for the Champaign Economic Partnership. Kaleidoscope, an antique store, took first place while Martin Insurance took second. Brecount... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Nov. 24, 2017First, baseball fans and Cubs fans in particular are invited to join the Champa
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
First, baseball fans and Cubs fans in particular are invited to join the Champaign-Urbana Baseball Stalwarts in the Parade of Lights that starts at 6 p.m. Saturday. We're No. 43 in the parade order (Santa Claus, who is No. 56, apparently wanted us to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man headed for trial in '85 slaying of 15-old Kristy Wesselman could face life sentenceIf a Champaign man is convicted of a decades-old slaying of a DuPage County tee
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
If a Champaign man is convicted of a decades-old slaying of a DuPage County teen, prosecutors will seek to have him sentenced to natural life in prison. With a January trial date looming for Michael R. Jones, DuPage County prosecutors filed their... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Ceremony closes yearlong tribute to fallen Champaign police officerCHAMPAIGN — The public is invited to join in a Champaign Police Department trib
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
CHAMPAIGN — The public is invited to join in a Champaign Police Department tribute Saturday to an officer killed in the line of duty 50 years ago. Officer Robert Tatman, shot with his own service weapon, died on Nov. 25, 1967, in west... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb to host 2017 Illinois Farm Economics SummitHotel Casino • Dec. 20 – Springfield, Crowne Plaza • Dec. 21 – Carlyle, Bretz
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
Hotel Casino • Dec. 20 – Springfield, Crowne Plaza • Dec. 21 – Carlyle, Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery • Dec. 22 – Champaign, iHotel and Conference Center Registration and coffee will begin at 7:45 a.m. Sessions will begin at 8:15 a.m. and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Let the games beginnorthern Illinois, and so are their fans. It’s a shorter drive to NIU for most
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
northern Illinois, and so are their fans. It’s a shorter drive to NIU for most of them than the even-year destination in Champaign. In 2015, despite some less-than-perfect weather, more than 22,000 tickets were sold for the eight state final... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Outlook for Illinois vs. N.C. Central, set for Friday at State Farm CenterMatt Gertsmeier of GateHouse Media Illinois Illinois vs. North Carolina Centra
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Matt Gertsmeier of GateHouse Media Illinois Illinois vs. North Carolina Central 6:30 p.m., State Farm Center, Champaign TV: None. Radio: WZPN FM-96.5 ILLINOIS (5-0) PPG RPG F Leron Black Jr. 6-7 15.4 5.0 F Michael Finke Jr. 6-10 13.2 6.0 G... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Ruth A. WolfRahn; two sisters, Linda Folkers of Milledgeville and Debra Meyers of Rock Fall
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
Rahn; two sisters, Linda Folkers of Milledgeville and Debra Meyers of Rock Falls; three brothers, John (Connie) Strehlow of Champaign, Mike (Kaye) Strehlow of Milledgeville, and Chester (Kristy) Strehlow of Forreston. She was preceded in death by... Read more
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The Telegraph
COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Finke’s double-double helps Illini beat D-III Augustanamoves past Augustana’s Chrishawn Orange during the first half of Wednesday nigh
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
moves past Augustana’s Chrishawn Orange during the first half of Wednesday night’s game at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Smith scored 13 points and was one of five Illini in double figures. CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Michael Finke had his... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
No 'cupcake' law? No sales of homemade goodiesto every year is being stripped away from them. What next is government going t
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
to every year is being stripped away from them. What next is government going to strip away?" Hoopeston can relate Champaign County officials considered enacting a cupcake law but decided against pursuing it in the end, said Jim Roberts,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Austin's Place, a shelter for women, needs volunteersCHAMPAIGN — Austin's Place, a cold-weather overnight shelter for homeless women
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
CHAMPAIGN — Austin's Place, a cold-weather overnight shelter for homeless women based at First United Methodist Church, Champaign, needs help. The shelter, which will operate for the season from Dec. 15 through March 15, 2018, is staffed exclusively... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
From tour guide to bird counter, Beth Chato keeps busy at 85of your time to volunteering? I worked as a lab technician to put my husband t
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
of your time to volunteering? I worked as a lab technician to put my husband through school. I worked here for (former Champaign Mayor) Dan McCollum's father for two years in the vegetable crops department. They had greenhouses. It was a good... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign County home sales down, but satisfactoryCHAMPAIGN — After a record-breaking 2016 for home sales, local Realtors are ple
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
CHAMPAIGN — After a record-breaking 2016 for home sales, local Realtors are pleased this year — even if numbers are down slightly. "We're down a little bit from where we'd like to be, but if you look at year-to-date, we're tracking really nicely,"... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Booth Library Harry Potter Trivia Night raises money for HOPEThe trivia contest was presented by members of the Harry Potter Alliance from t
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted yesterday
The trivia contest was presented by members of the Harry Potter Alliance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Twelve teams competed in the trivia contest and several also came dressed in their favorite Harry Potter character to compete... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Coles County Barbershop Chorus to present Christmas Benefit ConcertsThe one-hour concert is free. The 25-man chorus is made up of singers from many
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted yesterday
The one-hour concert is free. The 25-man chorus is made up of singers from many area communities: Arthur, Brocton, Champaign, Charleston, Decatur, Hindsboro, Neoga, Newman, Newton, Oakland, Paris, Sullivan, Stewardson and Tuscola, and they will be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Five Illini score in double digits in 96-62 win over AugustanaCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Michael Finke had his second career double-double and fo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Michael Finke had his second career double-double and four more Illinois players scored in double figures to help the Illini beat Division III Augustana, 96-62 on Wednesday night. Illinois is 5-0 for the first time since... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday Notebook: Apartment sales, Armada store and Wawa openingspaid $2 million for a new 5,209-square-foot home at 5281 Bentpine Cove Road in
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
paid $2 million for a new 5,209-square-foot home at 5281 Bentpine Cove Road in Pablo Creek Reserve. S&K Investments of Champaign Inc. of Boca Raton paid $1.8 million for 61,955-square-foot manufacturing building 10 Van Dyck Road. George... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
$3M ‘dream’ Champaign County animal shelter now open nearly 1 monthThe Champaign County Animal Welfare League, a $3 million shelter created from a
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The Champaign County Animal Welfare League, a $3 million shelter created from a donation left by a patron in his will, is nearing its one-month anniversary. The shelter opened at 3858 Ohio 56 outside Mechanicsburg on Oct. 28 on the site of a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit scheduled at 5 sitesDec. 20 – Springfield, Crowne Plaza • Thursday, Dec. 21 – Carlyle, Bretz Wildl
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Dec. 20 – Springfield, Crowne Plaza • Thursday, Dec. 21 – Carlyle, Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery • Friday, Dec. 22 – Champaign, iHotel and Conference Center Registration and coffee will begin at 7:45 a.m. Sessions will begin at 8:15 a.m. and... Read more
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The Mercury News
What not to talk about on ThanksgivingSome Native people commemorate a Day of Mourning instead. Tomorrow we’ll take o
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Some Native people commemorate a Day of Mourning instead. Tomorrow we’ll take on the darker side of #Thanksgiving The champaign environmentalists’ elephant in the room has always been massive overpopulation, especially in the 3rd world.... Read more
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Northwest Herald
2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit scheduled at 5 sitesDec. 20 – Springfield, Crowne Plaza • Thursday, Dec. 21 – Carlyle, Bretz Wildl
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Dec. 20 – Springfield, Crowne Plaza • Thursday, Dec. 21 – Carlyle, Bretz Wildlife Lodge and Winery • Friday, Dec. 22 – Champaign, iHotel and Conference Center Registration and coffee will begin at 7:45 a.m. Sessions will begin at 8:15 a.m. and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago area adds jobs as local unemployment rate falls below 5% for first time in 10 yearsLake/Kenosha (up 1.3 percent). The biggest job losses were in Danville (down 1
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Lake/Kenosha (up 1.3 percent). The biggest job losses were in Danville (down 1 percent), Springfield (down 0.9 percent) and Champaign (down 0.5 percent), according to the report. Industry sectors adding jobs in the majority of metropolitan areas... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
High school boys and girls basketball holiday tournament scores— Second-place pool teams, 4 p.m. Title — First-place pool teams, 5:30 p.m. A
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
— Second-place pool teams, 4 p.m. Title — First-place pool teams, 5:30 p.m. AT LINCOLN Wednesday games Danville at Champaign Centennial, 7:30 p.m. Limestone vs. Mahomet-Seymour, 6 p.m. Lincoln vs. Cahokia, 7:30 p.m. Friday games Cahokia... Read more
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Daily Mail
Re-cloning of Snuppy, the first cloned canine revealedteam of researchers with Seoul National University, Michigan State University a
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
team of researchers with Seoul National University, Michigan State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign re-cloned Snuppy. Since 2005, when researchers at Seoul National University had cloned the first dog, hundreds of... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Black Friday deals early: special edition of the News-Sun on salecontain all the advertising inserts that will also be in the Thanksgiving Day e
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
contain all the advertising inserts that will also be in the Thanksgiving Day edition on Thursday. Dozens of Clark and Champaign county stores and advertisers are offering deals seeking to get off to a fast start for the holiday shopping... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Davis hoping conference committee keeps tuition-waiver exemptionbut a Senate bill still being debated continues it. Davis, a Taylorville Repub
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
but a Senate bill still being debated continues it. Davis, a Taylorville Republican whose congressional district includes Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois, said he had received assurances that House members on the conference... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Over 50 years, Turkey Trot has evolved into massive eventscholarships for summer camp and other opportunities for children. Economic in
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
scholarships for summer camp and other opportunities for children. Economic interest statements John Bambenek, a former Champaign school board member and onetime candidate for the Illinois Senate, earlier this week issued a press release... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
County board avoids cuts by funding nursing home for only 6 monthsURBANA — Champaign County Democrats were unable Tuesday night to pass a county
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
URBANA — Champaign County Democrats were unable Tuesday night to pass a county budget guaranteeing 12 months of operation for the county-owned nursing home. Instead, by a 13-8 margin, the county board approved a fiscal year 2018 budget that includes... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Champaign council OKs splitting vacant frat house's lot in twoCHAMPAIGN — The Champaign City Council voted Tuesday night for a lot modificati
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign City Council voted Tuesday night for a lot modification that paves the way for a new apartment complex and University of Illinois fraternity house. The council's unanimous vote splits the lot of the vacant Alpha Delta Phi... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 10High: Mayank Hirani Bismarck-Henning: Marissa Oxendine Blue Ridge: Kaitlyn St
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
High: Mayank Hirani Bismarck-Henning: Marissa Oxendine Blue Ridge: Kaitlyn Stephens Centennial: D’Iojanae Terry Champaign Central: Sarah Money Chrisman: Robbie Rollins Cissna Park: Olivia Stoller Hoopeston Area: Daniel Bass, Ariel... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Unsung Hero: Mechanicsburg man feeds neighbors, communityneighbor,” said Miller, who’s 80. “If everybody helps their neighbor, that spre
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
neighbor,” said Miller, who’s 80. “If everybody helps their neighbor, that spreads.” Miller serves as president of the Champaign County Community Foundation, an organization created to provide grants to entities who serve seniors. For his... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Ohio boy charged in woman's slaying to be tried as adultSpringfield News-Sun reports defense attorney Darrell Heckman says a juvenile c
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 2 days ago
Springfield News-Sun reports defense attorney Darrell Heckman says a juvenile court judge ordered the case transferred to Champaign County's adult court. The boy was 14 when Heidi Fay Taylor was killed in April. The teen told a 911 dispatcher an... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri schedules four-year series with Illinoisat a neutral site in St. Louis, this series will be played at each school's cam
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
at a neutral site in St. Louis, this series will be played at each school's campus. Illinois will host in 2026 and 2028 at Champaign, Ill., while Missouri will be the home team in 2027 and 2029 at Faurot Field. "We are pleased to announce a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio boy charged in woman's slaying to be tried as adultSpringfield News-Sun reports defense attorney Darrell Heckman says a juvenile c
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
Springfield News-Sun reports defense attorney Darrell Heckman says a juvenile court judge ordered the case transferred to Champaign County's adult court. The boy was 14 when Heidi Fay Taylor was killed in April. The teen told a 911 dispatcher an... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Western women win 77-67 at IllinoisCHAMPAIGN — Taylor Higginbotham had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Weste
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Taylor Higginbotham had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Western Illinois women's basketball team to a 77-67 victory at Illinois on Tuesday night. Taylor Hanneman scored 19 and Emily Clemens had 11 points and eight assists for the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Paul M. Banks discusses an exciting finish to the College Football season on Sports FeedNorthwestern and Northern Illinois are surging while Illinois' long rebuild has
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Northwestern and Northern Illinois are surging while Illinois' long rebuild has meant for a long 2017 season in Champaign. Paul M. Banks of TheSportsBank.net has watched it all unfold over the past few months and he appeared on Sports... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Prairie Ridge's Jeff Jenkins hopes to cap off 4-year varsity career with another titleJeff and Samson on game days wishing them luck. A year ago, Shane was on hand t
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Jeff and Samson on game days wishing them luck. A year ago, Shane was on hand to watch the Wolves win the championship in Champaign. This year the schedule doesn’t work out as well, Purdue plays Indiana at 11 a.m. Saturday. But the game day texts... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Man who broke in to Market Place Mall sentenced to 16.5 yearsURBANA — A Champaign man who admitted that breaking into Market Place Mall afte
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
URBANA — A Champaign man who admitted that breaking into Market Place Mall after closing in early 2016 to steal is headed to prison for 16½ years. Judge Tom Difanis agreed to recommend Terence Brown, 53, who last lived locally in the 1900 block of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Judge weighing new trial for man convicted in Campustown shootingURBANA — It will be a couple of weeks before a Champaign County judge decides i
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
URBANA — It will be a couple of weeks before a Champaign County judge decides if a police detective's interview with a witness in convicted murderer Robbie Patton's case that came to light after Patton's conviction is sufficient to order a new trial... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Jane M. FonderOsborn of Chicago, David (Rachael) Osborn of Sterling, Jonah Fonder of Sterling
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
Osborn of Chicago, David (Rachael) Osborn of Sterling, Jonah Fonder of Sterling, Erik Fonder of Sterling, Inga Fonder of Champaign, Ritchie Fonder of Sterling, Allison Fonder and Sarah Fonder, both of New York, Will Fonder of Denver, Hannah... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Urbana council OKs liquor license for goPuff delivery appgoPuff's product warehouse in Urbana a Class C liquor license, the 22nd one iss
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
goPuff's product warehouse in Urbana a Class C liquor license, the 22nd one issued by the city. goPuff started servicing Champaign-Urbana this fall. The three-year-old venture, focused on millennials and college students, provides an app from... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Veteran laid to rest with military honors thanks to kindness of strangersto Cincinnati, according to a news release from Bojangles' spokesman Cliff Cerm
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
to Cincinnati, according to a news release from Bojangles' spokesman Cliff Cermak. This is a deeply... A 15-year-old Champaign County teen who a psychologist diagnosed with multiple personalities will be tried as an adult on a murder charge... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Woman holds decoration drive to help victims of Hurricane Harvey celebrate holidaysto Cincinnati, according to a news release from Bojangles' spokesman Cliff Cerm
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
to Cincinnati, according to a news release from Bojangles' spokesman Cliff Cermak. This is a deeply... A 15-year-old Champaign County teen who a psychologist diagnosed with multiple personalities will be tried as an adult on a murder charge... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Champaign County teen with multiple personalities to be tried as adultA 15-year-old Champaign County teen who a psychologist diagnosed with multiple
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A 15-year-old Champaign County teen who a psychologist diagnosed with multiple personalities will be tried as an adult on a murder charge in connection with the killing of his dad’s girlfriend, an attorney in the case said. Donovan Nicholas was 14... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Urbana council OKs liquor licence for goPuff delivery appgoPuff's product warehouse in Urbana a Class C liquor license, the 22nd one iss
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
goPuff's product warehouse in Urbana a Class C liquor license, the 22nd one issued by the city. goPuff started servicing Champaign-Urbana this fall. The three-year-old venture, focused on millennials and college students, provides an app from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Local public schools get creativity boostThe Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation’s ‘Prize Patrol’ worked overtime last w
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation’s ‘Prize Patrol’ worked overtime last week, delivering $37,000-plus worth of oversized checks to 93 teachers in Champaign’s Unit 4 and Urbana’s District 116. The grants will fund 66 projects aimed at... Read more
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