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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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7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Cobb: 'We cannot arrest our way out of this problem'

The capture of Rakim Vineyard's killer alone won't solve the city's ongoing violence problem, Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb said.

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11 hrs ago | Science Daily

Radio frequency ID tags on honey bees reveal hive dynamics

Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.

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15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Bement man arrested after purse-snatching try

A 25-year-old Bement man was arrested at midday Monday for allegedly trying to rob a woman of her purse on the University of Illinois campus.

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20 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Quinn moves to block PCB disposal

The Illinois EPA is asking DeWitt County officials for more information in order to block the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls at a Clinton landfill.

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20 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Champaign shaken by two deadly shootings in less than a month

Champaign police continue to search for the man who shot and killed a 22-year-old in broad daylight Saturday, while the community wonders how this could happen again, within a month of another man being gunned down.

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22 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Covenant CEO vows to fight Carle's bid to 'control' market

Presence Covenant Medical Center officials say they're objecting to more than just a bigger Carle Foundation Hospital in its 48-bed expansion plan.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News-Gazette

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

From a Disney sing-along to an American Idol in C-U - Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead.

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Science Daily

Stem cells aid muscle repair, strengthening after resistance exercise

By injecting mesenchymal stem cells into mouse leg muscles prior to several bouts of eccentric exercise , researchers were able to increase the rate of repair and enhance the growth and strength of those muscles in the exercising mice.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Trail work to begin at Champaign park

The Champaign Park District has announced that the final steps to completing trail work of the northern end of Kaufman Lake will begin on Monday, July 21. The trail around the lake will be completely paved to better serve residents who use the area for walking, running, birding, fishing, and canoeing.

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RedOrbit

honey bee diet

Image Caption: Some beekeepers tend to feed sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup to their honey bees during times when nectar is lacking in the hive.

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The News-Gazette

Foertsch: 'You have to be caring'

Peter Foertsch, newly named interim principal of Barkstall Elementary School and self-described 'townie,' speaks about a life spent in Champaign and education at the school.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Police investigate reported sexual assault in Champaign

According to a police report, an 18-year-old woman told officers that somebody sexually assaulted her in the vicinity of West Side Park sometime between 11 p.m. Friday and 12:49 a.m. Saturday.

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Daily Chronicle

Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons

In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill.

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Peak Of Ohio

New Meals-on-Wheels service provider for Logan and Champaign Counties

Logan and Champaign County residents are welcoming a new Meals-on-Wheels service provider to the area.

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The News-Gazette

Area history, July 20, 2014

In 1914: Authorities believe that a young girl buried in the potter's field in Mount Hope Cemetery in Champaign may be 9-year-old Katherine Winters, who disappeared from Newscastle, Ind.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Volition looking to recruit 100 homies, expand crib

Tired of reading about companies slashing office workforce and laying off employees? Well, the coin has flipped and given us a bit of good news on the other foot.

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The News-Gazette

Man shot in north Champaign is hospitalized

Champaign police are looking for a man who shot another in that city just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Movers and Shakers

Tim Stone has been named Controller of REX Electric & Technologies, LLC. Stone, who joined REX in 2009, has served REX Electric & Technologies in a variety of financial management positions.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The News-Gazette

2014 Champaign County Fair: Day 1

Nayeli Benitez, left, and Faith Smith, both 12 from Urbana, enjoy their ride on the Cliff Hanger at the opening day of the 2014 Champaign County Fair in Urbana on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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SiliconValley.com

Q&A: Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of Malwarebytes, on cybersecurity and startups

At 14, Marcin Kleczynski accidentally downloaded a virus into his parents' computer, which was supposed to have been protected with anti-virus software.

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