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LIVE: 2015 Ebertfest Day 4 It's another beautiful day in downtown Champaign as Ebertfest No. 17 heads down the home stretch. Welcome to our LIVE report from Ebertfest, coordinated by staff writerMELISSA MERLI,who has been on hand for each one of the festivals in downtow
News-Gazette.com | 2 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Champaign, Illinois
This day in history: April 18, 2015 Today is Saturday, April 18, the 108th day of 2015. There are 257 days left in the year.Today's highlight in history:On April 18, 1945, during World War II, famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, was killed by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific isl
News-Gazette.com | 6 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Champaign, Illinois
Danville's retiring schools chief feels the love A group of citizens wants to rename East Park Elementary in honor of Mark Denman. DANVILLE When Mark Denman first stepped into a classroom at East Park Junior High School back in January 1975, he didn't realize it was the start of a 40-year-plus career wi
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Carle taps head of future school Nurse/manager named first executive director. URBANA The Carle Health System has selected a nurse/manager as its first executive director of the future Carle-Illinois College of Medicine.Kayla Banks, the 31-year-old director of clinical outcomes for Carle
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Editor scripted own career path Shevone Myrick chosen as a Woman of Distinction by Girl Scouts of Central Illinois. Shevone Myrick's road to a bachelor's degree had a few more twists and turns than the four other Women of Distinction honorees she'll share the stage with at next week's G
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Living in Ebert's childhood home 'kind of cool' Josh Bubniak says he notices it more during Ebertfest, when people make pilgrimages to the Urbana residence. URBANA As a 12-year-old newspaper carrier, Josh Bubniak had no clue that Roger Ebert's childhood home was on his route.read more
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Makanda officials seek to reverse anti-union vote MAKANDA A community revitalized in the 1970s by free-spirited artists, a place that embraces eclectic businesses such as the Smelly Hippieand the longtime home of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Si…
thesouthern.com | 6 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Carbondale, Illinois
Luechtefeld, under deadline, faces dilemma: Move or not run again One of the metro-easts state senators might soon be spending some time browsing Apartments.com. Or he could decide to end his career in the Illinois Senate, which has spanned nearly…Click to Continue »
Belleville News Democrat | 7 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend article from Belleville, Illinois
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SIU chancellor forums to begin next week CARBONDALE Four candidates for the position of chancellor at Southern Illinois University will visit campus and participate in interviews beginning next week.
thesouthern.com | 7 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Carbondale, Illinois
‘Inflammatory': St. Elizabeth's plan to move puts Belleville hospitals at war Whether St. Elizabeths Hospital in Belleville can move forward with its plans to construct a replacement hospital in OFallon is up to eight members of the Illinois Health Facilities and…Click to Continue »
Belleville News Democrat | 8 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Belleville, Illinois