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  1. Davis, Londrigan spar on agriculture, trade at Decatur debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, and his Democratic challenger, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, trod new turf in their third debate Monday night at Millikin University, setting themselves apart not only on health care and tax reform but also on trade issues. It was only appropriate that trade and soybean tariffs would be a major topic since Decatur once called itself "The Soybean Capital of the World" and is the home of Archer Daniels Midland Co., an international food-processing company.

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  2. Changes of venue for trials not the normRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. At Christensen's first court appearance at federal court in Urbana, Ill., Monday, July 3, 2017, a judge ordered Christensen held without bond.

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  3. Top of the Morning, Sept. 28, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker, a Macon native, talks to former manager Bobby Cox in the dugout before a game Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, against the St. Louis Cardinals in Atlanta.

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  4. Accused kidnapper's lawyers seek more time for mental-health analysesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. At Christensen's first court appearance at federal court in Urbana, Ill., Monday, July 3, 2017, a judge ordered Christensen held without bond.

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  5. Brendt Christensen trial | Mental health analyses test court timelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. At Christensen's first court appearance at federal court in Urbana, Ill., Monday, July 3, 2017, a judge ordered Christensen held without bond.

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  6. Prosecutors: Brendt Christensen's defense on improper 'fishing expedition'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. At Christensen's first court appearance at federal court in Urbana, Ill., Monday, July 3, 2017, a judge ordered Christensen held without bond.

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  7. authorities locate woman missing from Farmer CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    New 10:51 a.m. Tuesday: Farmer City police said a woman who was missing for more than a week has been found. The police department posted on its Facebook page at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday that Nicole Renee Hernandez had been located.

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  8. Monticello pastor gives vital piece of himself to parishionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Elaine Holloway was told in January 2016 she needed a new kidney to survive, and that it could take up to five years to find a suitable donor for the Monticello woman. But less than a year after being placed on a national transplant list, a donor was found very close to home.

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  9. Woman killed in I-72 accident ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    The Macon County coroner has identified the woman who died after being hit by a bus on Interstate 72 on Saturday night in rural Cisco. According to a state police report, Ms.

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  10. Decatur businessman pulls out a win in 101st District GOP primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Dan Caulkins of Decatur held a solid lead late Tuesday night in the three-way race for the Republican nomination in the 101st House District. With 97 percent of the vote in, Caulkins had 5,937 votes to 5,205 for Randy Keith of rural Monticello and 2,470 for Todd Henricks of Cerro Gordo.

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  11. Area history, Feb. 23, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    In 1918, the Decatur High School basketball five were set to play the Champaign High School basketball team. The game was to start at 7:30 p.m. that night in the high school gymnasium.

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  12. Notes-Worthy: Dalton GoebelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with DALTON GOEBEL , a guitarist and vocalist in Born Naked, a Decatur-based classic-rock and country band that also includes Kevin Wortman , Bryon Foil and Tanner Hake . I first met you when you performed in the band Third Shift .

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  13. Area history, Jan. 31, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    In 1918, Decatur High School easily defeated the Champaign High School basketball team, 30-16, at the Decatur gymnasium. Decatur had scored nine points before Champaign got its first basket.

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  14. Top of the Morning, Jan. 18, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Not everyone is complaining about the latest cold spell. Like VANESSA DUNCAN , who puts on the Polar Plunge in these parts for Special Olympics Illinois.

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  15. Timeline: Suspect's stops included Paxton jail, Rantoul hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    This photo provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office in Decatur, Ill., shows Brendt Christensen, the suspect in the kidnapping of visiting University of Illinois Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang. At Christensen's first court appearance at federal court in Urbana, Ill., Monday, July 3, 2017, a judge ordered Christensen held without bond.

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  16. Central High saxophonist is headed for the GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign Central junior Max Hubbard plays the alto saxophone during practice in the band room at the high school Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in Champaign. Hubbard was named to the Grammy Band, which holds a camp in New York City in late January leading up to the Grammys, where he'll walk the red carpet and play for the official after party.

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  17. Jim Dey: Decatur doctor became pill pusherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | The News-Gazette

    The news is full of stories about the scourge of prescription drug addiction, a problem that has become so pervasive that elected officials at the federal and state levels are making unprecedented efforts to address it. One of the problems involves physicians either unwisely or illegally dispensing prescriptions for medications to drug-addicted clients for the fees they generate.

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