Movie and discussion about race coming to Mahomet October 1
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Movie and discussion about race coming to Mahomet October 1

What is white privilege? This is the question white conservative Brian Grimm asked in 2008 when the United States was in the midst of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Grimm learned that black people have double the unemployment rate as white people and that ...

September 18, 2017
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Hurricane victims need more than immediate help
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Hurricane victims need more than immediate help

When natural disaster strikes, people want to help immediately. It’s a natural response. But often, after the Red Cross has left the area and the national news has moved onto another story, the victims in a natural disaster are left wondering what comes next. “ You have the first-responders: the ...

September 14, 2017
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Clodfelder invites peers to learn about the universe in MSHS Astronomy Club
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Clodfelder invites peers to learn about the universe in MSHS Astronomy Club

Viewing the solar eclipse may have been the first time people thought about what goes on outside the Earth’s atmosphere. But for Mahomet-Seymour High School Senior Will Clodfelder, the universe outside of the Earth’s atmosphere is just a telescope viewing away. From the time Clodfelder was ...

September 05, 2017
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Sharing love with former M-S School Bus Driver Mr. Gene Covault
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Sharing love with former M-S School Bus Driver Mr. Gene Covault

This year I will be celebrating my 46th birthday. As 46 draws near and mid-life looms, I have begun finding myself looking in the rearview mirror more than I had in the past. I find myself apppreciating the people and their impact on my life. When I ...

August 25, 2017
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Lindsey beats odds in getting first book published
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Lindsey beats odds in getting first book published

Photo by Fred Kroner: Mahomet’s Tim Lindsey sits in his home beside a stack of books he wrote on sustainability during an eight-month period in 2016. The book was published in July, 2017, and sold out in two days. The story is remarkable enough just based on statistical data. Tim ...

August 25, 2017
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Bails grow closer through sharing time running
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Bails grow closer through sharing time running

A weekend date for some might be going to a concert or eating dinner with friends under the night sky. But Kelly and Joe Bails spent the weekend of August 12 participating in the 27th Annual Howl at the Moon Ultra Marathon in Danville. The Bails ...

August 21, 2017
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Four Reasons Why People Spend Too Much by Busey Bank
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Four Reasons Why People Spend Too Much by Busey Bank

You understand the basic concepts of budgeting, saving and monitoring your money—but this doesn’t mean you’re in control of your spending. The experts at Busey share a few reasons why consumers sometimes break their budget. A “here and now” mindset. If you tend to focus ...

August 21, 2017
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Lukachs find normalcy in participating in 5K races
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Lukachs find normalcy in participating in 5K races

Noah Lukach feels the excitement of the race just like every other 5K participant. Before the pop of the gun signals the beginning of the race, he shares smiles with others, fist bumps his family, and after he crosses the finish line, he is ready to ...

August 17, 2017
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