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Local women's march began with buses at UI campus

Those who couldn't make the trip to Washington were set to march in solidarity at 11 a.m. today at Champaign's West Side Park.

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Weekend Planner: MLK, creatively expressed

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The 2017 university-and-community commemorations of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. come to an end today, with the Community Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon at Krannert Center.


Clergy Corner, Jan. 20, 2017

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Managing Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly look at local religious leaders. This week: Preparing to step into the homeless population's shoes for the One Winter Night event next month.


#TheMJs, Jan. 20, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) will provide a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

A & E

As usual, 26th Great Cover Up is full of surprises (w/video)

As usual, 26th Great Cover Up is full of surprises (w/video)

The 35 local bands participating in this year's edition of the annual charity event are keeping with tradition in staying mum about which famous act they'll be impersonating until they play their first note.

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Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:00am

Unit 4 board won't reveal superintendent pick immediately

President Chris Kloeppel said Friday that no announcement can be made until after employment contracts are signed, which may not happen for at least a week after Monday night's selection.

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: New plea in bank-fraud case, but sentencing delayed

U.S. Judge Colin Bruce rescheduled the sentencing hearing for Champaign 73-year-old architect and landlord G.T. "Gene" Hardwick for May 22.

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:00am

UI beefing up security on employees' W-2s

To safeguard valuable data such as electronic tax statements or direct-deposit information from hackers, the UI has put a new measure known as two-factor authentication in place.

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:00am

MTD board appointee withdraws from Parkland contest

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The move reduces to 11 the number of candidates for four positions on the community college board in the April 4 consolidated election.

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 6:00am

Top of the Morning, Jan. 21, 2017

Top of the Morning, Jan. 21, 2017

Though he hasn't rolled a 300 in more than three weeks, Richard Covington's perfect-game tally stands at 89.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:47pm

C-U twitterverse reacts to Trump's inauguration

C-U twitterverse reacts to Trump's inauguration

Some offered congratulations, others celebrated the peaceful transition of power, and still others remarked on preparations for protests.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:09pm

Rantoul police chief resigns after less than a year

Rantoul police chief resigns after less than a year

Village Administrator Jeff Fiegenschuh said Erman Blevins' decision, made for personal reasons, caught everyone in the village by surprise.


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