Good Reads: 1/3/19

Dick Durbin is running for re-election in 2020

Hell yeah.

Though apparently it’s not official, despite Durbin’s statement, whatever the hell that means.


City Employees Set New Records for Charitable Giving

(City of Champaign)

Hey look it’s good news!


Illinois plays Indiana tonight

Lord have mercy. Remember when this “rivalry” used to be fun? Me neither.

Time: 6:00 PM (Central)

TV: FS1

Photo from @IlliniMBB on Twitter

This doesn’t seem very safe

Have you ever torn down a building with a jackhammer rigged to a lift? Me neither.

Fear not: the University of Illinois has (or at least is attempting to).

Something about this seems a little…precarious?

Photo by Randall Guenther


Urbana Public Television is awesome

Happy belated, Jesus.

Travis Wayne Hurt is a Champaign-Urbana hero and icon.


Would ya look at that

Straight to the top, lads.


Champaign-Urbana’s 2018 was milder, much wetter than normal

(The News-Gazette)