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AP: Biden plan at stake, Pelosi pushes ahead for $3.5T deal

 With President Joe Biden’s government overhaul at stake, Democrats charged into trouble Thursday as a promised vote on the first piece, a...

NPR: Liz Cheney Says She Was ‘Wrong’ In Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., expressed regret over her earlier opposition to same-sex marriage, a position she took eight years ago that led...

VOA: Biden Receives a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

U.S. President Joe Biden received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot Monday, days after his administration approved a third shot of Pfizer's vaccine...

NPR: Entergy Resisted Upgrading New Orleans’ Power Grid. Residents Paid the Price

The day after Wilma Banks lost power, the stale summer air inside her New Orleans apartment became suffocating. Typically...

AP: Biden: Budget talks hit ‘stalemate,’ $3.5T may take a while

President Joe Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have hit a “stalemate” in Congress as he made...

VOA: In UNGA Speech, Biden Urges Unity in Confronting Global Challenges

Biden, taking his place for the first time as head of state before the U.N.’s distinctive green marble rostrom, also used his...

NPR: Gymnasts Recount The FBI’s Mishandling Of Their Allegations About Larry Nassar

In vivid and emotional testimony Wednesday at a Senate hearing, four elite American gymnasts testified about the abuse they had suffered by...

NPR: 20 Years Later, 2 More 9/11 Victims Are Identified Using New Technology

Two more victims of the 9/11 terror attacks at the World Trade Center have been identified in New York City--just days before...

NPR: The U.S. Supreme Court Will Resume In-Person Oral Arguments This Fall

The highest teleconference in the land is soon coming to an end.  After more than a year of conducting...

NPR: Texas Governor Defends Abortion Law, Saying State Will ‘Eliminate All Rapists’

 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday defended a new state law banning most abortions that also does not provide exceptions for cases...

NPR: Part Of Flight 93 Crashed On My Land. I Went Back To The Sacred Ground 20 Years Later

This essay is adapted from reporting for the podcast "Sacred Ground" by WITF's Tim Lambert and NPR's Scott Detrow. The podcast episode...

NPR: Gun-Maker Sued In Sandy Hook Shooting Wants The School Records Of Slain Children

Lawyers for Remington Arms, the now-bankrupt gun-maker being sued by nine families of those killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy...

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Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.