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In the aftermath of last week's elections, voters will be thrilled to know that 58 former state lawmakers are receiving annual pensions of over $100,000.Of... [Read More]
In the corporate world, the boss has unlimited authority. But that's hardly the case in government and politics.President Donald Trump, ever impulsive and inclined to... [Read More]
Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation's largest and most powerful metro areas, announcing Tuesday it had chosen a buzzy New York... [Read More]
"The Lord upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all those that be bowed down.The eyes of all wait upon thee: And thou givest them... [Read More]
The Champaign County Nursing Home continues to shower county government with red ink even in its final weeks before being sold.At Tuesday night's committee-of-the-whole meeting,... [Read More]
A conversation that started with the city council considering whether to lower the fine for possession of cannabis quickly turned to whether it should opt... [Read More]
Carlisle Shelson graduated from Michigan State University in 2017, amid the sexual-abuse scandal involving MSU team doctor Larry Nassar.She's now a first-year student at the... [Read More]
It's back to the bargaining table today for Unit 4 teachers, who remain at odds with district administration over a new contract as a potential... [Read More]
Ashlyn Fleming figures it was about midday Sunday when the buzz of Saturday's top-10 win against Penn State turned into focus for today's rematch with... [Read More]
Parkland volleyball has experienced tremendous success under coach Cliff Hastings.Now, Hastings will be recognized for his work on the court. The veteran Parkland coach will... [Read More]
For Nancy Fahey, there were a few encouraging signs from a season-opening victory for the Illinois women's basketball team.Specifically the Illini's "second-half punch."Fahey brought it... [Read More]
Finally.Dan Hartleb is too nice to say it. But I will.Thanks to a generous donation from the Atkins family, Hartleb's Illinois baseball program is FINALLY... [Read More]
Meet COURTNEY HEMKER, an 18-year education veteran who currently teaches third grade at Oakwood Grade School. She started at Illinois State University with the goal... [Read More]
Brad Blair, the blind Fannie May candy store clerk in Champaign who uses braille labels to tell dozens of different chocolates apart, is leaving next... [Read More]
The Champaign County Board and the buyers of the county nursing home have applied to state regulators for permission to delay finalizing the sale of... [Read More]
On Wednesdays, area students deliver the news in "High School Confidential." Something to get you to this week's edition:Monday's episode of 'Jeopardy' had all of... [Read More]
Welcome to Year 3 of High School Confidential, an ambitious project made possible by aspiring student journalists from every corner of our circulation area. [Read More]
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:In 1918, Champaign High School presented a pageant... [Read More]
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2018. There are 47 days left in the year.Today's highlightOn Nov. 14, 1970, a chartered Southern... [Read More]
In girls' basketballParis Thanksgiving Tournament... [Read More]