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Life Itself , Steve James' documentary about film critic Roger Ebert, is worth seeing, but the stories it wants to tell aren't as revealing as the ones Ebert shares in his excellent 2011 memoir with the same title.
A local energy initiative has surpassed two of its goals, and officials are hoping for even better results going forward.
A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.
A Champaign County judge Wednesday decided that a Champaign teen arrested earlier this month for allegedly having a loaded gun in a city park should be prosecuted as an adult.
A house that conservative political commentator George Will sold to the University of Illinois has been bought by former 1970s radical James Kilgore and his wife.
The agenda for the trustees' meeting includes the potential increase in the basketball arena's renovation budget from $165 million to $169.5 million.
The capture of Rakim Vineyard's killer alone won't solve the city's ongoing violence problem, Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb said.
Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.
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.
Champaign police continue to search for the man who shot and killed a 22-year-old in broad daylight Saturday, while the community wonders how this could happen again, within a month of another man being gunned down.
By injecting mesenchymal stem cells into mouse leg muscles prior to several bouts of eccentric exercise , researchers were able to increase the rate of repair and enhance the growth and strength of those muscles in the exercising mice.
The Champaign Park District has announced that the final steps to completing trail work of the northern end of Kaufman Lake will begin on Monday, July 21. The trail around the lake will be completely paved to better serve residents who use the area for walking, running, birding, fishing, and canoeing.
Image Caption: Some beekeepers tend to feed sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup to their honey bees during times when nectar is lacking in the hive.
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 04:28 am
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