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Illini outfielder Nicole Evans makes a diving catch
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Kentucky Eliminates Illini Softball From NCAA Regional

The Wildcats never trailed in Sunday's contest, grabbing a 3-0 first inning lead. Kentucky advances to an NCAA Super Regional, while the Illini finish the season at 39-20, the fourth most wins in program history.

A view of Green Street near Wright Street in Urbana.
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Latest Phase of MCORE Construction Closes Green Street At Illini Union

A portion of Green Street in Champaign was closed to traffic a few weeks ago, as part of work on the MCORE (Multimodal Corridor Enhancement) project, which aims to improve traffic flow through Champaign-Urbana’s Campustown area and University District.

But there may be greater disruption, when another section of Green Street is closed down for MCORE-related work, starting on Monday, May 22nd.

Illini pitcher Breanna Wonderly reacts to a strikeout against Marshall.
University of Illinois
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Illini Softball Advances To Regional Final

The Illini softball split a pair of games on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Regional Final in Lexington, Kentucky.  They will face the host Kentucky Wildcats at 11:00am on Sunday.

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, smiles at Saudi King Salman, upon his arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Trump Arrives In Saudi Arabia To A Warm Welcome, Despite Troubles At Home

President Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday carrying baggage — namely, a swirl of controversy stemming from his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the ongoing Russia investigations. But his hosts in Riyadh aren't likely to be bothered by it all.