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Area public works officials say they aren't sure yet where they'll get road salt for the winter, after suppliers this month said they aren't looking to sell to about one-third of Illinois communities that were looking to buy.
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A federal grand jury in Peoria on Tuesday indicted an Urbana man for distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography.
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Plans to operate a new University of Illinois medical school under a public-private partnership model have been set aside, and a new governance structure for the engineering-focused college is now being considered.
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The board meets Thursday in Chicago to consider the request for a budget increase and several other proposals, including a raise for basketball coach John Groce.
We tend to think of musical instruments in fixed terms: that's a guitar, this is a saxophone, that's a synthesizer.
A registered sex offender has been sentenced to three years in prison for living in an area near children from which he was prohibited.
When you are born on the South side of the City of Chicago, one of the roughest areas in one of the toughest cities in America you have basically two choices.
An Urbana man who admitted his role in a carjacking and robbery that happened in Urbana early this year has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
Eden Foods is on sale at Whole Foods stores across the country . Let me be clear - I am not accusing Whole Foods of a conspiracy here.
A 25-year-old Bement man was arrested at midday Monday for allegedly trying to rob a woman of her purse on the University of Illinois campus.
A semi-truck driver has been charged in connection with one of two crashes that happened minutes apart on Interstate 55 near southwest suburban Channahon, leaving five people dead - including an 11-year-old girl - and five others injured Monday afternoon.
How will Israel deal with the latest developments in the Gaza Strip, and what are its plans for the day after fighting ends? Herb Keinon, the diplomatic correspondent at The Jerusalem Post , moved to Israel from Denver some 30 years ago.
Ellie Kofoed, 10, sings "Concrete Angel" during the Junior Talent Show at the champaign County Fair in Urbana on Monday, July 21, 2014.
Amy Hatch began her career as a print journalist, and now works as a freelance writer and editor.
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Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:55 pm
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