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Champaign, Illinois is located in Champaign County. Zip codes in Champaign, IL include 61825, 61822, and 61826. The median home price in Champaign is $139,900 which is roughly $91/per square foot. More Champaign information.

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3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Democrat drops from clerk race

Wayne Williams dropped out of the race to be the Democratic nominee for Champaign County clerk on Friday, leaving his party without a candidate in the race that county chairman Al Klein earlier had proclaimed was "job one."

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4 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Tom's Mailbag Aug. 23, 2014

Champaign-Urbana community leader Kristin Williamson announces her candidacy for State Representative in the 103rd District at the Atkins Building in the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign Tuesday September 24, 2013.

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5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Remains of Oak Brook settlers being moved

The remains of 19th century settlers in Oak Brook are being moved by workers with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's Public Service Archaeology and Architecture Program.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Illinois' would-be farmers learn from the ground up

Illinois imports about 95% of its food, says a man who helps teach a beginning farmers course at U. of I. Shea Belahi worked in information technology until last year, when she escaped her crowded, windowless office to follow her childhood dream of being a farmer.

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Chicago Tribune

U. of I. defends pulling job offer over tweets critical of Israel

University of Illinois officials on Friday issued two lengthy statements defending their decision to rescind a job offer to a professor who posted controversial tweets regarding Israel's conflict with Hamas.

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The News-Gazette

Sneak peek at IYB: Another Korean franchise on way

First up was Caffe Bene, Korea's largest coffee franchise, which recently opened a cafe in the Gregory Place East building at Nevada and Gregory streets in Urbana.

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The News-Gazette

West Nile virus found in mosquitos, bird in Champaign County

West Nile Virus has turned up for the first time this summer in Champaign County, thanks to the recent hot weather spell.

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The News-Gazette

Motorcyclist injured in Champaign

A Champaign man was injured when a car driver turned in front of his motorcycle in west Champaign Thursday night.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hawk Eye

Lunt gets starting nod

After outdueling his two competitors, Wes Lunt will be Illinois' starting quarterback.

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The News-Gazette

Officials looking to cut down on delayed Amtrak trains

US Senator Dick Durbin chairs a meeting in Champaign on 8/20/14 on the subject of delayed Amtrak trains on lines owned by Canadian National.

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The News-Gazette

Champaign teens charged with hate crime

Three white male teens from Champaign have been charged with a hate crime offense for allegedly calling three people of color disparaging names and threatening them with suspected weapons early Thursday.

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Chemical & Engineering News

Artificial Skin Changes Color

When biologists recently learned that an octopus's camouflage ability was tied to its multilayered, specialized skin, engineers began designing self-disguising devices that work similarly.

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The News-Gazette

Champaign holds community service day

A number of Champaign neighborhoods will get a sprucing up on Saturday, courtesy of city officials and about 200 volunteers.

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The News-Gazette

Expect Easter's successor to earn more

University of Illinois President Robert Easter after singing ''Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at Champaign Centennial's baseball game with Decatur Eisenhower in April 2014.

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Glenview Announcements

New faces and places in local school districts

Glenview and Northbrook students will see new programs and procedures when they return to school in districts 30, 34 and 225.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

RedOrbit

fit and smart

Youngsters who are more physically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their less-fit counterparts, according to new research appearing in the August 19 edition of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience .

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WDWS-AM Champaign

AUDIO: politicians and policymakers target late Amtrak trains

US Senator Dick Durbin chairs a meeting in Champaign on 8/20/14 on the subject of delayed Amtrak trains on lines owned by Canadian National.

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The News-Gazette

Jury convicts man in aggravated battery, weapon case

A Champaign man who brought a gun to a home to retrieve a box fan is looking at up to 30 years in prison.

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The News-Gazette

Woman may not have been intended target in shooting

Urbana police say a homeless woman shot in the head in northwest Urbana three weeks ago may not have been the intended target of her shooter.

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The Progressive

Pressure Mounts on Univ. of IL. after Canning Salaita

The University of Illinois finds itself at the center of a controversy over academic freedom since it rescinded the offer of a faculty position to Steven Salaita apparently because of his criticism of Israel's assault on Gaza.

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