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UPDATE: Dogs lost in Champaign house fire (w/video)

Sarge was a boxer mix that Koeneman said they rescued from the Humane Society about four years ago after seeing him featured as the pet of the week in The News-Gazette. Epi was a whippet mix that they had just about a year.

UPDATE: Dogs lost in Champaign house fire (w/video)
A & E

Frank's Faves, May 28, 2015

Frank's Faves, May 28, 2015

There are lots of great movies celebrating the youthful perspective on the education system's seasonal shutdown.

A & E

Chuck Koplinski: 'Poltergeist' a solid remake of 1980s horror classic

Chuck Koplinski: 'Poltergeist' a solid remake of 1980s horror classic

Films of this sort live and die by their set pieces and Kenan is able to stage them in such a way that more than a few genuine scares are delivered.

Living

He hasn't lost a single step

He hasn't lost a single step

 Soon-to-be 104-year-old still as sharp as when he voted for FDR.

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Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00am

$425 an hour: That's top rate UI will pay two law firms looking into athletes' allegations

$425 an hour: That's top rate UI will pay two law firms looking into athletes' allegations

The high end is more than twice the $200 hourly rate paid to UI President Timothy Killeen when he was transitioning to his new job from his former post at the State University of New York.


Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00am

Rauner 'turnaround' plan going nowhere yet

Rauner 'turnaround' plan going nowhere yet

A Senate committee rejected a portion of Gov. Bruce Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda," dealing a not-unexpected blow to his plans for workers' compensation system changes.


Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00am

They're sure about budget uncertainty

They're sure about budget uncertainty

Local legislators are cautioning groups dependent on state revenue to prepare for a long summer of uncertainty.


Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00am

The thrill of the hills

The thrill of the hills

Looking for an adrenaline rush this summer? The Midwest is full of places to get your fix.


Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00am

Amendment would direct more money to 911 system

Bill would change how dispatch centers are funded.


Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Pot bill also establishes new DUI standard

The marijuana decriminalization bill has received considerable attention. Within that bill, however, is a provision modifying the state's strict-liability standard for marijuana residue in aggravated-DUI cases.


Thu, 05/28/2015 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, May 28, 2015

Top of the Morning, May 28, 2015

Two C-U youngsters are headed to Wrigley Field to perform Sunday morning.


 

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