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Fighting more than fires

Fighting more than fires

By Brittney Nadler

April 1, 2015

Former St. Joseph Fire Chief Rusty Chism began to notice shortness of breath in the summer of 2013. He thought it may have been related to his heart, but his doctor said it was working fine. They were, however, concerned with a dark spot that appeared just below his chest. The dark spot turned out to be...

Rice, Illini close out home season in style

Illinois' Nnanna Egwu (32) rises for a two-handed dunk during the game against Nebraska at State Farm Center, on Wednesday, March 5, 2015. The Illini won 69-57.

March 5, 2015

You could see it coming. When Rayvonte Rice took the ball at the top of the key with 1:40 remaining in Illinois’ 69-57 defeat of Nebraska, it was almost as if what happened next was predetermined. Rice, an Illini senior playing his last home game in front of the State Farm Cent...