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Normal: New schools came about easily

"We've had quite a few referenda. We haven't won all of them, but our track record is pretty good."

Normal: New schools came about easily
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Ask Mimi, March 29, 2015

Ask Mimi, March 29, 2015

From Hatch to the Illinois Arts Council - and Bruce Rauner - to the growing fame of the Eric Show, Melissa "Mimi" Merli's got your answers.

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Site reveals horrors of war

Site reveals horrors of war

Nanjing, an ancient city located in the lower Yangtze River drainage basin in eastern China, is rich in culture, history and tragedy.

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Scoreboard making debut during Big Ten home opener 

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If they build it, field will succumb

Soybeans still an option at proposed school site.

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Sun, 03/29/2015 - 7:00am

Savoy residents want their voices heard

Savoy residents want their voices heard

"This is a community of 7,400 people that is part of the school district and it seems like we are just one segment of the entire population that is just forgotten about."


Sun, 03/29/2015 - 7:00am

New Central: 'Yes' vote on April 7 will be huge step forward for our community


Sun, 03/29/2015 - 7:00am

New Central: Proposed location does not protect best interests of students, community


Sun, 03/29/2015 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: Hellish Christmas killing back on court docket

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An inmate serving a 55-year sentence for a 1997 murder in Urbana, Teshome Campbell isn't scheduled to be released until 2025.


Sun, 03/29/2015 - 7:00am

Top of the Morning, March 29, 2015

Top of the Morning, March 29, 2015

Roger Ebert "was an extraordinary man."


Sat, 03/28/2015 - 5:48pm

Gifford Gets More Trees

Volunteers gathered in Gifford on Saturday, March 28, 2015, to plant more trees in the town that was devastated by a tornado in 2013.

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Sat, 03/28/2015 - 7:00am

Few law enforcers back pot proposal

Few law enforcers back pot proposal

Some say their cities already treat small possession cases as ordinance violations.


 

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    Getting Personal: Ken Konsis

    Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 62-year-old Ken Konsis, the executive director of the Vermilion County Conservation District, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.

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    Studio Visit: Benny Lo

    Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here's a visit with Benny Lo, who works at Volition, and is working on a fantasy comic book.