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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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3 hrs ago | OpEdNews

The Israel Lobby Eliminates Another Critic

The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be "the world's sole superpower," the "exceptional and indispensable nation" chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world.

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7 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Philosophy department weighs in: No confidence

Another University of Illinois academic department has approved a vote of no confidence in university leaders in wake of the decision to not hire controversial professor Steven Salaita.

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11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Air Bus given another year

Air Bus service between the University of Illinois campus and Willard Airport will continue for another year, but in a stripped-down version.

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15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Area history, Aug. 28, 2014

Today is Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Here are news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago on this date: In 1914: The branch junk house of Ben Gudder and Co.

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19 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Centennial, Central tours start next week

Taxpayers who still aren't sure which way they'll vote on Champaign schools' ballot question come Nov. 4 will have weekly opportunities to tour the facilities before Election Day.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

US News & World Report

The Cost of Caring for Aging Parents

As the best-selling author Gail Sheehy famously documented in her 2010 book, "Passages in Caregiving," caring for an ailing loved one can be an overwhelming, chaotic and stressful task.

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The News-Gazette

Two Dems announce for Champaign City Council

Two local Democrats are throwing their hats in the ring for Champaign City Council.

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The News-Gazette

Recent heat wave helps crops

The head of the Champaign County Farm Bureau said the heat wave that East Central Illinois has experienced lately will help speed up the maturity process for corn and soybeans.

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Truthdig

Playwright Sees Blatant Racism in ADL Ad About Israel's Killing of Children in Gaza

Wallace Shawn translated an ad by the Anti-Defamation League into "plain English" and he found a disturbing message; a Chinese chef meets his end when cooking with a dangerous ingredient; meanwhile, a binational Israel-Palestine state may not be as far off as many think.

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The News-Gazette

Man charged in home invasion

A Champaign man accused of taking part in a violent home invasion last fall has been arraigned on Class X felony charges.

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The News-Gazette

Arrest may resolve several burglaries of credit, debit cards

Area police believe the arrest of an Urbana woman Tuesday may help them close several residential burglary cases that have cost victims credit and debit cards and a whole lot of hassle.

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The News-Gazette

On campus: More students, fewer cars

As a newcomer to Champaign, Mark Goldich of Chicago brought his car to the University of Illinois so he could take off whenever he felt like it.

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Computer And Video Games

Saints Row studio to reveal new game on Friday

The upcoming project will be shown for the first time during a PAX Prime panel in Seattle on Friday August 29. "The developers behind the Saints Row franchise invite you to participate in a quiz show hour with Natalie Lander, the voice of Kinzie," reads a description of the event, which will take place from 10am-11am PDT .

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The News-Gazette

Budget hearing date scheduled

When the Unit 4 school board discusses his 2014-15 budget next month, it will be the culmination of a 12-month process for Executive Director of Business Services Matt Foster.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The News-Gazette

Students find lots to like in new ECE building

Engineering students scatter across the new Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering building on UI campus in Champaign on Monday, August, 25, 2014.

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The News-Gazette

Weapons, drug charges against Champaign woman dropped

Champaign County Assistant State's Attorney Lindsey Clark said she dismissed charges last week against Ashley Wells, 26, of the 1100 block of West Bradley Avenue, because she couldn't prove that the drugs or a weapon in a car that Wells was stopped in belonged to her.

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The News-Gazette

Kyles won't seek Champaign mayor seat, Kurtz still undecided

One of the rumored candidates for Champaign Mayor in next April's election said he won't be entering the race.

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Science Daily

Symphony of nanoplasmonic and optical resonators produces laser-like light emission

By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers have created a new optical amplifier design, paving the way for power-on-a-chip applications.

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The News-Gazette

Area history, Aug. 26, 2014

In 1914: Champaign police Officer Mitchell arrested three bicycle riders yesterday for riding on the sidewalks.

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Savage Minds

Controversies that matter and controversies that do not

The #povinelli hashtag failed to erupt on twitter over the weekend after being used about seven times in three days by Allegra , who posted an embarrassing critique of Beth Povinelli's keynote at EASA 2014 which focused on the style of her talk rather than its substance.

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