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Green Street in a bit of a fix

Construction has turned Campustown's main artery into a mess as visitors descend for all manner of events.

Green Street in a bit of a fix
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Frank's Faves: Movie grandparents

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This week: "Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children." — Alex Haley


Just 1 Question: Drones at Danville's North Ridge, South View

The Danville Public School Foundation and district teamed to buy four DJI Phantom 3 professional drones for each school. Staff writer Noelle McGee dropped by to ask students about them.

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Notes-Worthy: Ron Parker

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C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with the founder of Backstage Crew.


The Health Reporter Is In: March 29, 2017

Health Reporter 3/29

Have there been any cases of the multi-drug-resistant infection C. auris in or around Champaign County?

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Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00am

Marcus Jackson/About Town: A different view

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Fired UI women's basketball coach Matt Bollant is putting family first during his downtime.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00am

Robert Mock: 'I'm a Tiger for life'

Robert Mock: 'I'm a Tiger for life'

The CUSF honoree has had many different jobs and done well in all of them.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00am

It's giving couple's turn to receive

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Local benefactors Richard and Rosann Noel will be honored with the Kyle and Phyllis Robeson Philanthropy Award at the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois' annual event.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00am

Graduated tax in progressive Democrats' 'vision' for state

The group, including state Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, said their initial package of bills included a constitutional amendment for a graduated income tax and voluntary public financing of elections.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: One sweet payday for public officials

State public officials might take umbrage at the suggestion that they're flush with cash. Nonetheless, it's true.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00am

Danville mayor offers 'Plan C' for budget with across-the-board cuts

It means the loss of about seven full-time positions, including two police officers, in addition to 20 auxiliary positions and yet-to-be-determined fire department cuts.

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, March 30, 2017

Top of the Morning, March 30, 2017

There's as much incentive to attend Saturday's all-you-can-eat dinner at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Champaign as there is sausage (250 pounds), slices of pie (400) and gallons of tea (24).

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 1:51pm

Man gets seven years on gun charges after murder charges dismissed

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A Champaign County prosecutor cited a number of weaknesses with the murder case against Shannen Campbell, 33, of Champaign in the May 15, 2016, death of Stateman Hoff, 22.


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    While the script by director Olivier Assayas contains a red herring or two, which is part and parcel of ghost stories, what's as important is what's not in it.



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