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Donald Trump recognizes Oberheim family during rally

MENDON — The family of fallen Champaign police officer and Decatur native Chris Oberheim was recognized by former President Donald Trump at a rally Saturday night in Adams County. "Although there is nothing we can do to fill the void that’s in your hearts, please know you have the...
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Urbana supercentenarian reaches 111 years old

URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) – She’s lived through two pandemics, 20 presidents, and more American history than most of us can imagine. Over a century ago, Vivian Forst was born. Saturday, surrounded by family, she celebrated her 111th birthday. “She’s someone who has gone through so much and is still surviving,” granddaughter Lauren Forst said. Her […]
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Davis takes second place in 1500 meter Final

EUGENE, Ore. (WCIA) — Illinois grad student and Oakwood native Jonathan Davis made history Saturday by taking second place in the 1500 meter Final at the United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships. “It was quite an experience the last 100 meters,” Davis said on the NBC broadcast. “Just thought I had the stones the […]
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Realtor: Just Hamburgers sale nearly finalized

PAXTON — Exactly when Just Hamburgers will reopen is not yet known, but the wildly popular burger joint in Paxton that closed in late April is expected to soon take a big step toward that goal. Realtor Nate Evans told the Ford County Chronicle on Friday that the sale...
PAXTON, IL

What’s next after Roe v. Wade overturned

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) – U of I professor Robin Wilson said she thinks overturning cases stops with Roe v. Wade. Because she said America has been so divided over abortion rights since the decision was first made. Still, LGBTQ+ advocates fear this ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for same sex relationships. […]
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Jonathan Davis placed second in USATF Finals

EUGENE, OR – Illini track and field star and graduate student Jonathan Davis earned silver in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championship in the 1500m with a time of 3:46.01 on Saturday. Davis qualified for the finals with a time of 3:39.02 in Thursday's qualifying round. The Oakwood, Illinois native adds a noteworthy accomplishment to his long list of accolades.
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Paxton Aquatic Wildcats lose shortened swim meet to Rantoul Hurricanes

RANTOUL – The Paxton Aquatic Wildcats lost 222-108 to Rantoul in a meet on Saturday that was shortened due to rain. Maddie Royer and Kylie Parkins finished first and second, respectively, in the girls’ age 15-18 50-meter butterfly with times of 46.22 and 1:01.33. Maddie Royer, Mackenzie Tavenner...
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Four Bulldogs are national champions at Disney Duals

Four athletes representing the Mahomet-based Illinois Top Dawgs Wrestling team emerged as national champions and earned AAU All-American accolades after the conclusion of the three-day, 43-team Disney Duals in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday (June 19). The unbeatens for the Top Dawgs were Brennan Houser (12-0 at 182 and 195 pounds),...
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