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Today is Sunday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2018. There are 351 days left in the year.Today's highlightOn Jan. 14, 1968, the Green Bay... [Read More]
Today is Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:... [Read More]
Dom Ward says he's retired from basketball. But his Champaign Jefferson Middle School teammates aren't ready to see him go just yet."We're hoping to get... [Read More]
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In boys' basketballVermilion County Tournament■ Oakwood 46, Westville 18. Trevan Garrett soared to 13 points as the Comets (9-8) stymied the Tigers (5-13) in a... [Read More]
The Illinois men's track and field team compiled 207 points, easily ouptacing the nine-team field on Saturday at the Armory on the UI campus to... [Read More]
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"We Will Win!"Josh Whitman's motto rings an optimistic bell ... but can become the object of mockery in the wake of seemingly unending losses. [Read More]
Less than a month after adding a football team to its stable of athletic programs, Judah Christian has found a conference to play in —... [Read More]
Champaign Central senior Tim Finke discusses his boys' basketball team's 75-51 victory over Big 12 Conference opponent Urbana on Friday, Jan. 12. [Read More]
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A 26-year-old Champaign man who pleaded guilty to having a gun when he shouldn't have was sentenced Friday to six years in prison.Ryan Mason, 26,... [Read More]
Officials at Clinton High School quickly determined that a bomb threat during a dance competition Saturday was "not credible." [Read More]
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Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman was a guest on Saturday SportsTalk on WDWS 1400-AM in downtown Champaign, discussing plans — both on the field and... [Read More]
Tim Finke scored 22 points, Jonte Coleman had 14 and Khalieo Terry threw down another big dunk in Champaign Central's 75-51 win over Urbana Friday.... [Read More]
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State Sen. Daniel Biss on Friday criticized hotel heir J.B. Pritzker, the front-runner in the Democratic gubernatorial race, for being an investor in a pipeline... [Read More]
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The first red flag alerting Keegan Floyd that his vision was fading was a traffic accident.It happened about a year-and-a-half ago at dusk, and he... [Read More]
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North Neil Street residents and property owners have narrowed down what renovations they want for the roughly one-mile stretch between Interstate 74 and downtown. [Read More]
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The parishioners of the Mount Vernon United Methodist Church who will be flipping pancakes and cooking sausage today are doing more than filling the bellies... [Read More]
Local philanthropists have made Crisis Nursery supporters an offer they'll find hard to refuse.Charitable donors are looking to make a positive impact when they select... [Read More]
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By RYAN PANKAURecently, on a cold, single-digit day, I paid a visit to the University of Illinois Plant Biology Greenhouses. Since it was quite sunny... [Read More]
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Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who... [Read More]
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By ROSS BROWNGIBSON CITY — Family members remembered Kelsey Bridgwater and Charly Jesse as being more like sisters than first cousins, as the two shared... [Read More]
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