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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 $145,000 which is roughly $90/per square foot. More Champaign information.

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3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Plea in weapons case brings 3-year prison sentence

A Champaign man who admitted he had a loaded gun in a vehicle in Urbana last spring has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Man convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child

A Champaign man convicted of sexually molesting a young girl faces as many as 120 years in prison when he's sentenced in September.

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7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Updated: Shooting victim out of surgery, still in critical condition

Urbana police are not ready to say why they think a 22-year-old woman was shot in the northwest corner of the city early Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Area history, July 30, 2014

In 1914: The 19th annual assembly of the Twin City chautauqua will open tomorrow at the fairgrounds, The season ticket sales have been better than expected.

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12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Champaign school board debates $150 million ballot question to renovate high schools

The total to build and update two high schools in Champaign comes out to be $150 million, but construction won't begin until voters have their say this November.

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17 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Back to school means back-to-school physicals, too

Chris Burton, center right, 17, an incoming junior, greets Skully, a student relations services staffer with Urbana Middle School, during the first day of an all-in-one registration at Urbana Middle School in Urbana on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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19 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

U. of Illinois opening office in India

The University of Illinois plans to open an office in India by the end of next summer to help handle the university's partnerships with Indian institutions and companies.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Super Pantry Couche Tard

LAVAL, Quebec & CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Picking up all 55 Super Pantry convenience stores from Tri Star Marketing Inc., Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. on Tuesday signed a deal to acquire the 51 locations in Illinois and four in Indiana.

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The News-Gazette

Three charged with intimidating witness in Champaign murder case

Three people have been criminally charged with threatening a witness in a Champaign murder case, two of them while in custody at the county jail.

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American Library Association

FTRF to award two scholarships for 'Intellectual Freedom and Censorship' LIS course

The Freedom to Read Foundation will provide two scholarships to interested Library & Information Science students for "Intellectual Freedom and Censorship," a two-credit online course taking place Aug. 26-Oct. 10, 2014.

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Business Journal

'Col. Sanders' offered gas station customers a fill-up Tuesday morning

Some drivers stopping for their morning gas fill-up today were surprised to see "Col.

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The News-Gazette

Area history, July 29, 2014

In 1914: Franklin H. Boggs of Urbana has been elected to the 6th Judicial Circuit bench to fill the vacancy left by the death of Judge Solon Philbrick.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tentative amount for Champaign high schools: $150 million

Voters in the Champaign school district will likely be asked to approve $150 million to build a new Central High School and renovate Centennial High School, about $30 million more than early estimates for the projects.

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Goat Gets Stuck in a Hole, Friends Definitely Make It Worse

An adorable goat, perhaps after too much roughhousing, got stuck in a hole at his home in Champaign, Illinois.

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The News-Gazette

Two weekend campus robberies reported

The first robbery occurred at 10:54 p.m. on the 600 block of East Chalmers Street and the second one happened at 11 p.m. on the 600 Block of South Sixth Street in Champaign.

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The News-Gazette

West Nile threat quiet, but weather could change that

Urbana Public Health District's Whitney Greger removes the net from a mosquito trap in Champaign Friday July 25, 2014.

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The News-Gazette

Salute to veterans: Hurting for war's victims

Despite being wounded by a German land mine months earlier, James C. Karr befriended some of the prisoners he guarded in 1945.

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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, July 28, 2014: From the archives

Amy Felty knows what Jim Creighton is going through. Although decades separate their direct contact with city hall, the reasons are identical.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Scattered Storms Set to Enter Indiana

No watches or warnings with these right now, and these are moving in from Champaign, Illinois.

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The News-Gazette

Increase in suspensions a concern for Champaign schools; neighboring districts can relate

"For me personally - and I got a suspension report every week but didn't collectively keep track of them - it was shocking to see the numbers," Jamal Brown said of the Champaign schools' discipline data for the 2013-14 year, presented to him and other school board members recently.

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