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Illinois sweeps season series with 16-point win

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UI at 150: Sports jobs

Every Tuesday and one Sunday a month throughout 2017, Managing Editor Jeff D'Alessio tells tales of A-list alums. Today: Those who went on to cool jobs in sports — despite not playing any collegiately.

Illini Sports

Whatever happened to ... the worst Illini football team ever?

Whatever happened to ... the worst Illini football team ever?

No way to sugarcoat it: The 1997 Illinois football team was the worst in school history. The only one to finish 0-11. Outscored 368-119. No games decided by fewer than 10 points.


Just Askin': Thefts at Wal-Mart?

Email your question to business writer Ben Zigterman, and he'll chase down an answer.

A & E

Flordia Georgia Line opener returning to his roots

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Ryan Follese experimented with rock and pop before making his way back to country.

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Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:42pm

Man faces federal charges in Champaign, Kankakee robberies

According to police, Thomas James, 33, of Kankakee is accused of robbing the Sprint store at 2706 N. Prospect Ave., C, on July 28 and a Circle K convenience store in Kankakee on Aug. 6.

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:42pm

Man resentenced to 4 years prison for aggravated battery

Prosecutors said Darius Robinson, 22, of Champaign ''failed to do even the first thing' required of him when first sentenced to probation in the March 28 beating.

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:00am

Lincoln Square: From epicenter to comfort space

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The once-state-of-the-art facility is now a mishmash of little-known businesses and vast empty spaces. Staff writer Marcus Jackson spent a day milling about the 53-year-old mall with an uncertain future.

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:00am

A Life Remembered: 'She always had a smile on her face'

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Friends react to the news of the death of La'Bresha R. Lillard, 19, who was found in a car that was submerged in Lake Vermilion early Saturday.

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:00am

No punishment yet for Urbana's sanctuary-city status

But if the president follows through on his pledge to cut federal funds from cities that maintain that status, it could cost Urbana more than $1 million.

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:00am

Urbana resolution addresses mental health, safety

Alderman Eric Jakobsson said he got the idea for it over the past few months while the council discussed the possibility of and ultimately decided to hire two new police officers.

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:00am

Jim Dey: He's got a vested interest in state budget deal

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The president of the Illinois Manufacturers Association hopes 'reasonable people can come to some reasonable agreement.'


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