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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 $91/per square foot. More Champaign information.

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8 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Lunt gets starting nod

After outdueling his two competitors, Wes Lunt will be Illinois' starting quarterback.

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13 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Officials looking to cut down on delayed Amtrak trains

US Senator Dick Durbin chairs a meeting in Champaign on 8/20/14 on the subject of delayed Amtrak trains on lines owned by Canadian National.

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17 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Champaign teens charged with hate crime

Three white male teens from Champaign have been charged with a hate crime offense for allegedly calling three people of color disparaging names and threatening them with suspected weapons early Thursday.

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19 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

Artificial Skin Changes Color

When biologists recently learned that an octopus's camouflage ability was tied to its multilayered, specialized skin, engineers began designing self-disguising devices that work similarly.

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23 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Champaign holds community service day

A number of Champaign neighborhoods will get a sprucing up on Saturday, courtesy of city officials and about 200 volunteers.

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23 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Expect Easter's successor to earn more

University of Illinois President Robert Easter after singing ''Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at Champaign Centennial's baseball game with Decatur Eisenhower in April 2014.

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Yesterday | Glenview Announcements

New faces and places in local school districts

Glenview and Northbrook students will see new programs and procedures when they return to school in districts 30, 34 and 225.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

RedOrbit

fit and smart

Youngsters who are more physically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their less-fit counterparts, according to new research appearing in the August 19 edition of the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience .

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WDWS-AM Champaign

AUDIO: politicians and policymakers target late Amtrak trains

US Senator Dick Durbin chairs a meeting in Champaign on 8/20/14 on the subject of delayed Amtrak trains on lines owned by Canadian National.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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