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Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, 47-year-old ROBERT MURPHY, the mayor of Tolono, a University of Illinois police officer and...
By DANIEL BISSI'm running for governor because our state doesn't work for middle-class families like mine. For too long, we've heard that our state is...
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After a slew of controversial emails and apologies, the Illinois Student Government passed a proposal to boycott Suburban Express at its Wednesday meeting. "As an...
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One of the first GOP lawmakers is hopping on board to support legalizing recreational marijuana.
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The political action committee of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Republican Gordy Hulten over Democrat Darlene Kloeppel to be the county's first...
His friendly foe in Urbana's Cunningham 10 precinct retired in 2016, and now Jan Miller — the Republican precinct committeeman in what is generally regarded...
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With council members Will Kyles absent and Greg Stock abstaining, the Champaign City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to reject local historic-landmark status for one...
Governor Bruce Rauner is asking voters to reelect him to an office he feels doesn't give him enough power to enact his political agenda.
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Time magazine's annual awarding of the "Person of the Year," or the person or group of people who had the most influence on the news...
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Eric Mo believes that everyone loves movies. They just don't know it yet. "If people say they hate movies I just don't think they've seen...
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The city council will vote Tuesday on a $93,000 settlement for an unarmed man shot in the shoulder by a Champaign police officer.If approved, the...
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The misdeeds of notorious twin sisters Birdie Jo and Becky Jo Hoaks have again caught up with them, but this time, the Hoopeston natives broke...
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Champaign County will kick off its yearlong celebration of the 200th anniversary of Illinois statehood by dedicating a photograph of President Abraham Lincoln on Friday...
We're only a couple days into the primary election season, and there are intraparty feuds among both Democrats and Republicans in Champaign County.The idea is...
A wave of sexual harassment allegations sweeping across the nation has prompted politicians in both major parties to speak out either in defense or condemnation...
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County clerk proved to be the popular office in Vermilion County on Monday as two Democratic candidates filed for the chance to challenge incumbent Cathy...
Between July 1 and Nov. 20, black drivers were 66 percent more likely to be stopped by Urbana police than expected given the makeup of...
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Pattsi Petrie, a veteran of seven years on the Champaign County Board and a onetime chair, will face her fifth primary election contest since 2008...
By ELIZABETH HESSI am often asked, "You don't actually believe the liberal stuff you recite on the radio, do you?" I used to have a...
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Political fundraisers in Springfield for two or more political candidates aren't that unusual.But a fundraiser for two candidates from different political parties, that's unusual.The Legislature's...
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