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Killeen's time in New York prepared him well for UI job

He has testified before Congress, served on White House committees, spent four years as an assistant director at the National Science Foundation in Washington, and worked closely with New York legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Killeen's time in New York prepared him well for UI job
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A super conductor: UI's Barry Houser

A super conductor: UI's Barry Houser

It's busy, but Thanksgiving week  brings a parade of blessings.

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Second missed title 'stings a lot more'

Second missed title 'stings a lot more'

"We were the ones in the driver's seat this time. We controlled things but couldn't find it when we needed it."

Local

What pension ruling means

Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state Constitution.

Living

Boarding a dog during holidays? Checking vaccines a good idea

If you plan to travel over the holiday season and can't take Fido with you, a trip to your veterinarian might be in order first.

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Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00am

Will you or won't you shop early?

Will you or won't you shop early?

Black Friday shopping picked up in 2005 as the busiest shopping day of the year, and every year since then it has started earlier.


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00am

Turbines boosting governments' bank accounts

Turbines boosting governments' bank accounts

"From a financial point of view, they will keep us alive for a minimum of 10 years."


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: How Frerichs won

Tom Kacich: How Frerichs won

When you win by about 9,600 votes out of 3.5 million cast, there are any number of factors to credit.


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00am

New UI president cut his teeth studying earth's upper atmosphere

New UI president cut his teeth studying earth's upper atmosphere

Current University of Illinois President Bob Easter is a swine nutritionist. His predecessor, Mike Hogan, is a historian. The next president is a rocket man.


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Nov. 23, 2014

Top of the Morning, Nov. 23, 2014

Was May Berenbaum calm and collected while meeting the president? "I can’t think of any other time I was this nervous."


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00am

IHSA dispute growing in Urbana

IHSA dispute growing in Urbana

“It’s irresponsible and embarrassing and has a negative impact on the city. I don’t know how to explain it.”


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00am

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Nov. 23, 2014

Turkey drop

Thursday is a day to give thanks, to be with family ... and to fill one’s face with scoops of stuffing before the tryptophan kicks in. To help make yours a holiday meal to remember, we asked 10 local foodies to share their secret Thanksgiving dish.


 

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    Getting Personal: Joe Stovall

    Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 50-year-old Champaign resident Joe Anderson Stovall chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood. 

    Entertainment

    Studio Visit: Mikel Combs

    Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with Mikel Combs, a professional bassist and doctoral of musical arts degree candidate at the University of Illinois.