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Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent released from jail

...Brent and that "you can't go on in life holding a grudge."Brent and Brown were college teammates at the University of Illinois and roommates in Texas, where Brown was a practice squad linebacker for the Cowboys.Brent was a defensive tackle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-15/former-dallas-cowboy-josh-bre
Wine Time: Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley

...Jackson family team in 1998 via an unusual route. He grew up outside of Chicago and played defensive back for the University of Illinois football team. He earned an MBA and sold medical products, but he also tended bar once a week at one of my favorite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-03/wine-time-mt-brave-ca
American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon on 'special day'

...minutes, 6 seconds.McFadden was born in Russia and lived in an orphanage as a child before starring at the University of Illinois.She also won the 2013 NYC Marathon women's wheelchair race after taking the titles in Boston, London and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-21/american-meb-keflezi
Anson Bertrand

...Gatesville, Texas High School in 1941. He received a BS degree from Texas A&M, an M.S. degree from the University of Illinois, and a PhD from Purdue University. He served as Professor of Agronomy and Soil Sciences at Purdue University...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169835583
Seattle's Percy Harvin hasn't been cleared

...Brent wrecked his Mercedes, leaving Brown dead. Brown, a linebacker, was also a teammate of Brent's at the University of Illinois.Prosecutors say Brent had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. Brent's attorney denies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-16/seattles-percy-harvin-hasnt-b
UGA drops to 11th on 'party school' list

...students in a nationwide survey. Rounding out the Top 5 are the University of California, Santa Barbara; the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; West Virginia University and Syracuse University.Other Southeastern schools included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-08-06/uga-drops-11th-party-scho
Ramblin' Rhodes: Fiddler to bring new music to Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival

...moved to Salt Lake City.He attended Arizona State University on a music scholarship and later transferred to the University of Illinois at Champagne/Urbana, where he studied classical violin with a Hungarian violinist."When you think of classical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-30/ramblin-rhodes-fiddle
Leon Meyer

...Navasota, TX and graduated from the Georgia Tech with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1948. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned his PhD in Physical Chemistry. Mr. Meyer was a former President of Congregation of Children...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166506888
Charles Hopson

...was class Salutatorian, member of the golf team and quarterback of the football team. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois where he earned a BS Degree in Ceramic Engineering. Skip first moved to Augusta GA, and worked for Babcock and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166297725
Appling nursery grows about 5,000 poinsettias to sell

...Mexico while he served as the first U.S. ambassador to that nation.According to a fact sheet prepared by the University of Illinois, the first person to sell the poinsettia under its botanical name, Euphorbia pulcherrima, was John Bartram...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-22/appling-nursery-grows-about-5