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More improvements planned for Old State Capitol

Old State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD – A $15 million state investment at the Old State Capitol in Springfield means more renovations to the historic site. The funding will help pay for removing and replacing the historic site roof, repairing damaged plaster, replacing wood flooring on the main and upper levels, basement waterproofing, restoring the perimeter fence, and upgrading one hydraulic […]

217 Today: New Urbana bakery celebrates Mexican, Latin-American culture

Monday, January 30, 2023 Today’s headlines: Demonstrations broke out across the country over the beating death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, including in Urbana. A bill sent to Gov. J.B. Pritzker would lift restrictions on Illinois residents who can’t change their names because of past crimes. The University of Illinois Police Department has reported several […]

No. 22 Illinois women fend off Michigan State 86-76

Illinois women's basketball team huddle

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Makira Cook tallied 26 points, Genesis Bryant scored 21 and Adalia McKenzie added a double-double to help No. 22 Illinois beat Michigan State 86-76 on Sunday. Cook sank 8 of 21 shots from the floor and all 10 of her free throws for the Fighting Illini (17-5, 7-4 Big Ten Conference). […]