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  1. Schlarman meeting sheds light on state of school, firing of principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    There was little mention of Gail Lewis or Christina Dietzen at a meeting for Schlarman Academy parents, alumni and supporters on Wednesday night. However, several reports on the state of the pre-K-through-12 Catholic school and recent changes made by the Catholic Diocese of Peoria shed some light on what led to the abrupt dismissal of the former principal and development director three days ago.


  2. 'I love my job so much that at 31 years, I've never gone to work'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Today, anyone who knows him will tell you that 31-year veteran Chuck Lauss is a firefighter through and through. But it wasn't always that way for Urbana's newly appointed fire chief, whose original post-high-school plans called for enrolling at Lincoln Christian College, then joining the ministry.


  3. Jim Dey | Fresh sets of eyes looking over Schock's corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Federal prosecutors will bring a fresh set of eyes to their re-examination of the corruption indictment against former Republican U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Peoria. That was the most significant disclosure Friday morning during a roughly 10-minute hearing at the U.S. Courthouse in Urbana.


  4. Former Pekin, Peoria fire chief to take reins in UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Mayor Diane Marlin on Friday announced that Charles E. Lauss will be the city's next fire chief, following the retirement of former Chief Brian Nightlinger in May. James Eggert has been serving as interim chief in the meantime. "We have received overwhelming feedback that he is widely respected for his integrity, honesty, humility and strong work ethic," Marlin said of Lauss.


  5. Peoria firm bid $7,586 to win salvage rights to Burnham Mansion, other buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Peoria Architectural Salvage will be paying the Champaign school district $7,586 for the right to remove items that can be salvaged in four houses being demolished to make way for a larger Central High School campus. The Peoria business' bid was well over the $50 the Preservation and Conservation Association of Champaign County proposed paying the district for salvage rights.


  6. UI-led Discovery Partners Institute officially off and runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | The News-Gazette

    Now that the state has approved $500 million for a Chicago-based research institute led by the University of Illinois, the UI has picked out a site, opened an office and planned its first classes for this fall. At a press conference Tuesday in Chicago with Gov. Bruce Rauner and other elected officials, UI President Tim Killeen announced that the Discovery Partners Institute has opened a physical office using space the UI system already owns.


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