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3 hrs ago | OpEdNews
The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be "the world's sole superpower," the "exceptional and indispensable nation" chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world.
7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Another University of Illinois academic department has approved a vote of no confidence in university leaders in wake of the decision to not hire controversial professor Steven Salaita.
11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Air Bus service between the University of Illinois campus and Willard Airport will continue for another year, but in a stripped-down version.
15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Today is Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Here are news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago on this date: In 1914: The branch junk house of Ben Gudder and Co.
As the best-selling author Gail Sheehy famously documented in her 2010 book, "Passages in Caregiving," caring for an ailing loved one can be an overwhelming, chaotic and stressful task.
Two local Democrats are throwing their hats in the ring for Champaign City Council.
The head of the Champaign County Farm Bureau said the heat wave that East Central Illinois has experienced lately will help speed up the maturity process for corn and soybeans.
Wallace Shawn translated an ad by the Anti-Defamation League into "plain English" and he found a disturbing message; a Chinese chef meets his end when cooking with a dangerous ingredient; meanwhile, a binational Israel-Palestine state may not be as far off as many think.
A Champaign man accused of taking part in a violent home invasion last fall has been arraigned on Class X felony charges.
Area police believe the arrest of an Urbana woman Tuesday may help them close several residential burglary cases that have cost victims credit and debit cards and a whole lot of hassle.
As a newcomer to Champaign, Mark Goldich of Chicago brought his car to the University of Illinois so he could take off whenever he felt like it.
The upcoming project will be shown for the first time during a PAX Prime panel in Seattle on Friday August 29. "The developers behind the Saints Row franchise invite you to participate in a quiz show hour with Natalie Lander, the voice of Kinzie," reads a description of the event, which will take place from 10am-11am PDT .
Engineering students scatter across the new Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering building on UI campus in Champaign on Monday, August, 25, 2014.
Champaign County Assistant State's Attorney Lindsey Clark said she dismissed charges last week against Ashley Wells, 26, of the 1100 block of West Bradley Avenue, because she couldn't prove that the drugs or a weapon in a car that Wells was stopped in belonged to her.
One of the rumored candidates for Champaign Mayor in next April's election said he won't be entering the race.
By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers have created a new optical amplifier design, paving the way for power-on-a-chip applications.
In 1914: Champaign police Officer Mitchell arrested three bicycle riders yesterday for riding on the sidewalks.
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Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 05:00 pm
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