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Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

Box Office Report: ‘Fury’

October 23, 2014

Quite possibly vying to be the biggest surprise of Oscar season, “Fury” is a driven movie capable of evoking strong emotions in any viewer.  At first glance it might seem to be another rudimentary war film, cookie cut with a star-studded cast and dazzling special effects; however, it was far more dev...

Teen birth rate rises in Champaign County

Editor's Note: In the May 5, 2014, edition of The Daily Illini, the graphic accompanying the article

By Joshua Winters

May 5, 2014

Despite a national decrease, the teen birth rate is on the rise in Champaign County. From 2011 to 2013, the number of teenagers, ages 15 to 17, having babies in Champaign County rose from 10 births per 1,000 teenagers to 23 births per 1,000 teenagers — well above the national rate of 14 births per 1,...