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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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1 hr ago | The News-Gazette

Jury convicts man in aggravated battery, weapon case

A Champaign man who brought a gun to a home to retrieve a box fan is looking at up to 30 years in prison.

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5 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Woman may not have been intended target in shooting

Urbana police say a homeless woman shot in the head in northwest Urbana three weeks ago may not have been the intended target of her shooter.

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8 hrs ago | The Progressive

Pressure Mounts on Univ. of IL. after Canning Salaita

The University of Illinois finds itself at the center of a controversy over academic freedom since it rescinded the offer of a faculty position to Steven Salaita apparently because of his criticism of Israel's assault on Gaza.

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10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Interstate Central site could be costly

The Champaign school district will ask voters to approve almosst $150 million in November to build a new high school on Interstate Drive and make renovations to Centennial High School.

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10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

New school year: New buildings, uniform codes, principals ... the list goes on

Sky Johnson enters classroom 210 at Bottenfield Elementary with his mother Teretha Johnson in Champaign on Tuesday August 19, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: Developer's self-preservation saves mural

The old Humco mural affixed to the side of a building owned by Brian Knox on North McKinley Avenue in Champaign.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

Blazing The 606: Over the hills, through the woods

Chicago's rails-to-trails project known as the Bloomingdale Trail remains a construction site, but the planned biking and pedestrian passageway is taking shape as crews carve out shallow valleys that will add small hills and dales along the otherwise flat route.

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WGRE-FM Greencastle

Former Math Prof. Joseph Corbett Dies at Age 80

Joseph W. Corbett, assistant professor of mathematics at DePauw University from 1968 to 1980, died Saturday, August 16, in Champaign, Illinois.

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The News-Gazette

Man faces weapon, drug charges

Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said her office filed charges of armed violence and possession with intent to deliver cannabis against Ashton Adger, 23, in the wake of his arrest about 9 p.m. Monday in Champaign.

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RedOrbit

Octopus-Inspired Camouflage Sheet Developed By...

Image Caption: A new camouflage system is based on the ability of the octopus, squid and cuttlefish to alter their appearance to hide from predators.

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The News-Gazette

Former teacher to be honored for humanitarian work

But he hasn't let that stop him from teaching poor farmers in Africa how to grow food and from helping bring clean water to people who would otherwise be making an all-day journey for it on foot.

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Medical News

Researchers develop new technique to map pulse pressure and elasticity of arteries in the brain

Researchers at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new technique that can noninvasively image the pulse pressure and elasticity of the arteries of the brain , revealing correlations between arterial health and aging.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News-Gazette

Woman still in hospital from weekend DUI crash

Champaign County sheriff's Sgt. Greg Mills said Lisa Emmert, 24, of the 100 block of West Washington Street, Urbana, was driving her car south on Illinois 130 about a mile north of Philo when she was hit by another car.

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The News-Gazette

Weapon plea brings prison sentence, boot camp recommendation

A Champaign man who admitted he had a gun stolen from a Champaign store has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

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WDWS-AM Champaign

08-18-14 Joe DeLuce of @champark on Taste and Champaign Park District

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WDWS-AM Champaign

AUDIO: new school year brings full implementation of new learning standards

It's back to school week for kids in Champaign and Urbana public schools. And for teachers, it's time to face the music on a new set of learning standards.

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LiveScience

Color-Changing Octopus Skin Inspires New Camouflage Tech

Octopuses and squid possess the amazing ability to blend in with their surroundings, but now, researchers have created a man-made system that mimics this form of camouflage.

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The News-Gazette

Updated: Coroner identifies woman killed in collision with train

A 52-year-old Champaign woman was killed late Sunday or early Monday in a collision with a train northwest of Champaign.

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The News-Gazette

Traffic stops in Champaign-Urbana

The highlighted areas on the map show the areas in Champaign and Urbana where police made the most traffic stops in 2013.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The News-Gazette

Area history, Aug. 17, 2014

In 1914: J.J. Michaels, who has been performing as acting Champaign police chief for the last two weeks, this morning was commissioned chief of police by order of the fire and police commission.

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