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  1. Madigan continues push for campus sex assault protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    Victims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical systems under a legislative proposal that has won preliminary approval from state lawmakers. The Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act is under consideration in the state Senate after the Illinois House approved it last week by a vote of 113-2.

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  2. Life Remembered: Andrew Butler 'was really good at being a friend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The News-Gazette

    Andy Butler thrived on sports and relationships with friends - many, many friends who are mourning the loss of the fun-loving 40-year-old Champaign native who was one of seven who died Monday night in a plane crash east of Bloomington. Justin Kirby of Champaign has known Butler since his elementary school days at St. Thomas, where he played basketball and ran track against Butler, who attended St. Matthew.

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  3. Normal: New schools came about easilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The News-Gazette

    The first asked for $73 million in bonds to build a new Normal Community High School and do other building projects. The second asked for another $6 million in bonds to put in swimming pools at the new school and Normal Community West High School, built five years earlier.

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  4. At Ridgeview, he's coaching with a heavy heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    In less than a 4-hour span starting Tuesday night and going into Wednesday morning, Rodney Kellar experienced the epitome of emotional exuberance followed by the depths of despondent despair. His Ridgeview boys' basketball team secured the school's first state berth in the sport at approximately 8:30 p.m., overpowering Flanagan-Cornell 57-38 in a Class 1A super-sectional game at Illinois State's Redbird Arena in Normal.

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  5. 3 Normal police officers sue, claim arrest quotasRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Three patrol officers are suing the Normal Police Department, saying the central Illinois town improperly disciplined them for failing to meet arrest quotas. The Pantagraph in Bloomington reports the officers filed the lawsuit in McLean County Circuit Court.

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  6. 'Learning through actually doing things'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    At least, that's the artistry two Urbana seniors used recently to design a slingshot project in a new engineering elective class at the high school. Students in Kyle Thomas' Introduction to Engineering Design course were tasked with creating a cotton ball-flinging machine, a project that would test development skills they have learned in class.

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  7. Centennial teacher stays flexible, innovativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    She may be up for a classroom teacher award from the state board of education, but A.J. Griffith doesn't even have her own teaching space at Centennial High School. Not that it's a problem, the special education teacher says.

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  8. Making dreams come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    When she's honored at Saturday's "Those Who Excel" ban- quet, Marilyn Mastny will be in- troduced as mentor/volunteer co- ordinator at Central High School. But there's much more to the 65-year-old Champaign woman's story - from her Peace Corps past to her Make-A-Wish Foundation present, with an 18-year teaching stint at Urbana Middle School sandwiched in between.

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  9. Neighbors: Recognizing accomplishments in our communitiesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Educators and personnel from six local school districts will be honored at the 40th annual Those Who Excel and Illinois Teacher of the Year award ceremony on Oct. 25 in Normal. The Symphonic Band and Concert Band at Concordia University in Nebraska performed classic band marches and ballads at their first concert of the year, which was held Friday at St. John Lutheran Church in Seward, Nebr.

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