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White Heath earns U.S. Blue Ribbon designation

"We have great schools. This school has been great since I went here." 

White Heath earns U.S. Blue Ribbon designation
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Buddy Walk raises awareness, funds for those with Down syndrome

Buddy Walk raises awareness, funds for those with Down syndrome

 "All the kids with Down syndrome, it's their day."

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Pink icing or blue?

Baby 'gender reveals' take on a life of their own

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What's cool in school: Technology in the gym at Urbana High School

What's cool in school: Technology in the gym at Urbana High School

Welcome to high school Phys Ed, 21st century style: with iPads.

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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:28am

Top of the Morning, Oct. 2, 2014

Top of the Morning, Oct. 2, 2014

Two hundred-year birthdays this month. 


Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:31am

In Quinn's corner: The president

Obama's word carries weight in Chicago, analysts note 


Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:57am

Here's more on White Heath

White Heath Elementary School is the latest school in Piatt County to be awarded a Blue Ribbon. Here are four things readers may not know about the second and third grade school in the Monticello Community Unit School District. 


Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:37am

Honoring a Frances Nelson family

Honoring a Frances Nelson family

Mitchells have helped with health care center since start 


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

Tom Kacich: Big money not in local contests

Tom Kacich: Big money not in local contests

The big bucks that were supposed to go into races for the 13th Congressional District and the 103rd Illinois House race appear to be going elsewhere.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:51pm

Arrest made in Champaign shooting incident

Justin R. Brown Sr., 38, who listed an address in the 500 block of West Beardsley Avenue, Champaign, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Urbana on a warrant issued Monday charging him with attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm.


Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00am

The latest in the Steven Salaita saga

The latest in the Steven Salaita saga

Nearly three weeks after the University of Illinois Board of Trustees rejected his appointment to the faculty, Steven Salaita and his lawyers appear closer to taking legal action against the UI.


 

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Jim Dey: Sorry, lawyers: This judge won't budge

Lawyers talk a lot about the rule of law, but that's often camouflage for a desire to win — especially with big money at stake.

 

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    Economic gauge up in September

    The University of Illinois flash index increased to 106.3 in September, up from 106 in August, signaling a slight pickup in economic growth in Illinois.