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Mahomet's leaders asked for input from residents on repealing the ban on video gaming - and they're getting it.
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Sadly, no questions about hockey, but plenty of comments and questions about athletic uniforms, Bruce Weber, constitutional amendments, restaurant needs, holidays, political punching bag Gordy Hulten and what may be the highest point in a town that was named for its flatness .
17 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Video game developer DS Volition is seeking about $200,000 in incentives from the city of Champaign so the company can remodel its downtown offices and expand by as many as 100 employees.
22 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
In 1914: Farmers in Champaign Township are opposed to issuing bonds or levying a special assessment to pave country roads, they said last night at a public meeting in Staley.
Nobody was reported hurt when an SUV crashed into a home at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday near Maynard Lake in Champaign.
A Champaign teen who planned to help himself to thousands of dollars worth of electronics from a Champaign store on Christmas Eve has been sentenced to 30 months of probation.
A 60-year-old Champaign woman was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for her fourth driving under the influence conviction.
A Champaign man accused of gravely injuring a woman in a drunken driving crash in front of the police station is in the Champaign County Jail.
In 1914: The imminent passing of the Walker Opera House will remove another Champaign landmark and again call attention to the rapid stride with which the city is moving.
The city will begin tacking on to Ameren Illinois programs designed to help people make their homes more energy efficient.
Harrison, a 38-year-old Champaign real estate broker, replaces Habeeb Habeeb, who is stepping down after two years as party chair.
Police Chief Patrick Connolly thinks it's time to let Urbana officers carry Tasers, and city officials are anticipating that not everybody in the community will be on the same page.
Mixing humor, a history lesson about the land grant university mission and his vision for the future, Debasish Dutta of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presented Wednesday morning in his bid to be the next provost of Purdue University.
In 1914: A scheme to sell more tickets to Champaign Velvets games has failed. The plan to sell at $1 each 2,500 four-ticket books, good for any four games, has netted only about $280.
"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty.
It was billed as "the most remarkable film ever produced," which wasn't saying much in 1914 since the motion picture industry wasn't even 20 years old.
New accusations of errors in the official results of the March 18 primary election in Champaign County have been leveled by Al Klein, head of the county's Democratic Party.