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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 $89/per square foot. More Champaign information.

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2 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Area history, April 24, 2014

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

Bardo criticizes police in arrest of Darius Paul

Former University of Illinois basketball star Stephen Bardo says Champaign is "stuck in the '60s" and that area police are "known for racial profiling."

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11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Updated: New Central High School site proposed

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.

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13 hrs ago | Freshnews

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Announces Illinois...

The Office of Technology Management is proud to announce the 2014 awardees of the Illinois Proof-of-Concept Fund.

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16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Two arrested after gun fired at Champaign apartment complex

Two Champaign people were arrested Wednesday night after one of them allegedly fired a gun that the other had handed her.

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20 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

After months of training, it's time to cut loose. Here's where.

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.

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20 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Stay-at-home Marine mom helping clothe those in need

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.

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21 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, April 24, 2014

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.

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23 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

5K Race In Champaign Cancelled Due To Conflict Wit...

Runners across the state received a chunk of bad news this week when it was announced that the Run or Dye 5K race scheduled for May 10th in Champaign would be cancelled.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The News-Gazette

Updated: 'Run or Dye' moved to October, Rantoul

The Run or Dye event that was to be held next month in Champaign has been rescheduled for Oct. 11 in Rantoul.

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USA Today

EbertFest: Stream panels from this week's film festival

Today marks the start of the Roger Ebert Film Festival, an annual event founded by the late, great movie critic.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Champaign TB Patient Jailed

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.

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ECNmag

Robotic mouse could help solve cat obesity problem

An estimated 58 percent of those domestic cats are overweight, which is just shy of the national average for humans.

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The News-Gazette

Gladys Pope reflects on education, arts and more

"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.

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The News-Gazette

She hungers to help

Dawn Aubrey, associate director of housing for dining services, tours I57 North, a hybrid convenience store located in Ikenberry Commons, in Champaign.

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The News-Gazette

Officials back incentives for DS Volition

Fearing the damage that two empty floors in the One Main building might inflict on downtown Champaign, city council members said on Tuesday night that they want to give up to $200,000 in incentives to video game developer DS Volition to stay in the heart of the city.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ex-radical group member says university ending job

This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.

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The News-Gazette

Electricity pricing program may fizzle

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.

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The News-Gazette

Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery, sentenced to probation

A Champaign man who admitted trying to rob a fast food restaurant employee was sentenced Monday to 30 months of probation.

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The News-Gazette

UI basketball player Paul arrested

Darius Paul, 20, who listed an address in the 0-100 block of East Healey Street, Champaign, was arrested about 3:20 a.m. by UI police after they say he ran from them.

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