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Rally at EIU over state budget draws 2,000

"We have academic programs and academic departments that are in perilous condition."

Rally at EIU over state budget draws 2,000
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What's in a name? Embarras River

What's in a name? Embarras River

The 195-mile-long river that begins in Champaign and ends at the Wabash River in Lawrenceville was named by French settlers in the 18th century. 

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Frank's Faves: Favorite hospital-based movies

Frank's Faves: Favorite hospital-based movies

Not all the caregivers in these films are as devoted as those in real life.

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Teacher of the week: Steven Lowe

Teacher of the week: Steven Lowe

Meet Steven Lowe, the technology and engineering teacher at Rantoul Township High School.

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Fri, 02/05/2016 - 2:00pm

Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2016

Tom's #Mailbag, Feb. 5, 2016

The really old tree in Trevett-Finch Park, llamas in Illinois, safely crossing University Avenue, the future of the pomology research area, Olympian Drive, Holly the butterfly, the price of military service, higher education administration, a missing sign on I-74, bagged parking meters in Champaign, glass recycling, another complaint about C-U water, and another demand for sliders in Danville.


Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:43am

One arrested, second sought in videorecorded sexual assault of 17-year-old

One arrested, second sought in videorecorded sexual assault of 17-year-old

Urbana police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with the sexual assault of a teen earlier this week that was recorded on a cellphone by a third man.



Fri, 02/05/2016 - 7:00am

Record number of UI applicants will get admission news today

Record number of UI applicants will get admission news today

The numbers were up in every college, for in-state and out-of-state applicants and all ethnic groups.


Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:23am

Drinking and driving during Super Bowl weekend? Bad idea

Drinking and driving during Super Bowl weekend? Bad idea

"DUIs are responsible for nearly one-third of all fatal crashes in Illinois."


Fri, 02/05/2016 - 7:00am

Restoration of house may bring Dick Van Dyke back home

Restoration of house may bring Dick Van Dyke back home

"This is a very complicated project since the house is in very bad shape and we have yet to raise any money for its restoration."


Fri, 02/05/2016 - 7:00am

Go figure, UI edition, Feb. 5, 2016

Go figure, UI edition, Feb. 5, 2016

A numerical look at what's making headlines on the UI campus


Fri, 02/05/2016 - 7:00am

Former village president asks Tolono to reconsider demolition of old fire station

Former village president asks Tolono to reconsider demolition of old fire station

"The firehouse has significant historic value."


 

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