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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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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: Century-old journals shed new light on C-U pioneer

A recently discovered journal kept by J.O. Cunningham, the author of 1905's "The History of Champaign County," includes passages about his decision to leave a teaching job in Eugene, Ind., about 50 miles southeast of here, to come to Urbana, and his first days in the county in the summer of 1853.

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The News-Gazette

Area history, July 27, 2014

In 1914: Franklin H. Boggs of Urbana , Republican candidate for circuit court in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, appears a universal favorite in tomorrow's election, at which time a successor to the late Judge Solon Philbrick will be chosen.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The News-Gazette

Storm damage limited to fallen trees, branches

City crews were out clearing fallen tree limbs and dealing with flooded streets after a severe thunderstorm passed through the region early Saturday evening.

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The Press-Enterprise

RiversideRIVERSIDE: Entomologist receives international honor for career achievement

Jocelyn Millar, left, a professor of entomology at UC Riverside, with Stefan Schulz, past-president of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, after receiving the ISCE Silver Medal at the society's annual meeting in Urbana-Champaign, Ill., in July 2014.

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Dropping crop prices may push rents down

A University of Illinois economist says farmers who rent land will probably need to renegotiate what they pay after watching corn and soybean prices fall.

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The News-Gazette

Vet-assistance group's funds flying out door

Bradley P. Gould, superintendent of Champaign County Veteran's Assistance Commission at the VFW Post 630 Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 26, 2014.

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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, July 26, 2014

Thank goodness the scene at the end of the 100-mile overnight marathon that is the St. Jude Run is so uplifting.

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Bresnahan to lead two Central Illinois TV stations as dual president

Moss Bresnahan will become the public television system's first dual president when he takes over in September at WTVP-TV in Peoria, Ill., and WILL-TV, 90 miles to the east in Urbana-Champaign.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The News-Gazette

Driver dies in accident after eluding police

A driver who police say tried to elude a traffic stop later died after hitting a utility pole early Friday morning.

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The News-Gazette

Man sought in robbery of Champaign bank

Champaign police Deputy Chief Troy Daniels said the man gave a "threatening note" to a bank employee, and the employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash around 3:05 p.m. Friday.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Crime Stoppers seeking suspect in Champaign thefts

Champaign County Crime Stoppers are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who is wanted in connection with two thefts.

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The News-Gazette

Woman accused of faking her own kidnapping

A woman who was said to have been kidnapped at Market Place Mall in June was complicit in the scheme and in fact devised the hoax with her alleged kidnappers, a federal prosecutor said on Friday.

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The News-Gazette

Officials: School site may well become central in years ahead

The proposed site for Central High School along the city's northern border has inspired those descriptions from residents who see it as urban sprawl.

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The News-Gazette

On The Money: For $426.26 ...

The daily rate that St. Joseph, which doesn't have a police department of its own, will soon pay for a Champaign County sheriff's office deputy to spend eight hours a day in the village.

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The News-Gazette

Sneak peek at IYB: More pizza in downtown Champaign

Here's an advance look at one of the items from the It's Your Business column in this Sunday's paper.

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