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2 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
In 1914: Vaudeville shows will end tomorrow night at Champaign's old Walker Opera House with the acrobatic absurdities of Schreck & Percival, blackface comedian Harry Van Fossen, the comedy sketch of George Harcourt and Company and the singing and piano playing of Wells & Knowland.
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6 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Former University of Illinois basketball star Stephen Bardo says Champaign is "stuck in the '60s" and that area police are "known for racial profiling."
11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Three months after announcing that northern Champaign likely would be the site of a new Central High School, officials now are talking with the Champaign Park District about a new option.
13 hrs ago | Freshnews
The Office of Technology Management is proud to announce the 2014 awardees of the Illinois Proof-of-Concept Fund.
16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Two Champaign people were arrested Wednesday night after one of them allegedly fired a gun that the other had handed her.
20 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
A crowd of runners and supporters enjoy the "27th Mile", a street festival on Kirby Ave. near Memorial Stadium in Champaign, on Saturday April 30, 2011.
20 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
A mother knows how fast kids outgrow their clothes, and Carolyn Morris is a mom who's found a use for a lot of those clothes.
21 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Franzen will be lookin' good when she walks the 5K on Friday night. The oldest participant in this weekend's many races, the Rantoul High grad also might be one of the more popular in the field, too.
The Run or Dye event that was to be held next month in Champaign has been rescheduled for Oct. 11 in Rantoul.
Today marks the start of the Roger Ebert Film Festival, an annual event founded by the late, great movie critic.
Authorities in central Illinois have jailed a 24-year-old tuberculosis patient for disobeying a court order to stay in his home while his condition is infectious.
An estimated 58 percent of those domestic cats are overweight, which is just shy of the national average for humans.
"They'll say, Remember me? I sang in this play, or I danced in that one," said the retired teacher, who was known for putting on elaborate productions for the school and community, including her take on "Stone Soup," which raised close to $10,000 for the Times Center of Champaign.
Dawn Aubrey, associate director of housing for dining services, tours I57 North, a hybrid convenience store located in Ikenberry Commons, in Champaign.
This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.
Unsure about whether they can actually offer a better deal for residents, city council members tonight could decide to discontinue Champaign's electric pricing program when it expires in June.
A Champaign man who admitted trying to rob a fast food restaurant employee was sentenced Monday to 30 months of probation.