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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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14 min ago | The News-Gazette

Sneak peek at IYB: 2nd Jet's on the way

Arthur American Legion Auxiliary Post #479 hosted the I Pledge Project, where kids got free ice cream by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at Dicks Pharmacy in Arthur Thursday July 31, 2014.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The News-Gazette

Impact study will look past Central issue

A study examining the long-term impact of a new high school on the community at large might come too late to affect the Central High School site, but its authors are hopeful the upcoming report can inform future decisions.

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Delivery of pot leads to charge

A Champaign man who took delivery Thursday of a package that contained about three pounds of cannabis has been criminally charged.

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Tom's Mailbag Aug. 2, 2014

Welcome to August. I'm guessing it will be warmer in central Illinois this month than it was in July.

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Chicago Tribune

U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

The Chicago Tribune visits Shanghai and Beijing, where the University of Illinois held orientation sessions for incoming students from China.

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Area history, Aug. 1, 2014

In 1914: Pastor L.S. Person, a Negro Methodist minister from St. Louis, was stricken last night while delivering a forceful sermon at the local Negro Methodist church at Tremont and Fifth streets in Champaign.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Judge: Theft case 'a tragedy' for defendant's family

An Urbana man who admitted he violated his probation for felony theft was resentenced Thursday to 34 months in prison.

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Judge sentences Champaign man to 12 years in home invasion

A Champaign man who admitted taking part in a violent home invasion earlier this year has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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Gamasutra

Get a job: Volition is hiring a Visual Effects Artist

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry! Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

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Daily Herald

Girl Scouts to get new campground in Litchfield

The News-Gazette reports real estate moguls Loretta and Joe Scott, Sr. are donating the Honey Bend Campground and Resort in Litchfield, which is located about 130 miles southwest of Champaign.

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Third suspect in Champaign murder captured in Arkansas

A Champaign man wanted for a murder that happened in the northwest part of the city in June has been captured in Arkansas.

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Top of the Morning, July 31, 2014

Carousel operator Mary File, of Tolono, waves at riders as she enjoys working at the popular, indoor attraction at Market Place Mall in Champaign in December 2009.

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Fifth-Hill group excited to hear Davis' office asking U.S. EPA to check site reports

The organizer of the Fifth and Hill neighborhood group said on Wednesday that she was excited to hear that U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' office has asked the EPA to make sure Ameren Illinois did everything it could do in its cleanup of the former site of a manufactured gas plant.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Airbus to stop, but could resume in August or September

The University of Illinois, which owns and operates Willard, has agreed to partner with the MTD to pay a third of the cost of another year of Airbus service to the airport.

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Plea in weapons case brings 3-year prison sentence

A Champaign man who admitted he had a loaded gun in a vehicle in Urbana last spring has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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Man convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child

A Champaign man convicted of sexually molesting a young girl faces as many as 120 years in prison when he's sentenced in September.

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Updated: Shooting victim out of surgery, still in critical condition

Urbana police are not ready to say why they think a 22-year-old woman was shot in the northwest corner of the city early Wednesday.

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Area history, July 30, 2014

In 1914: The 19th annual assembly of the Twin City chautauqua will open tomorrow at the fairgrounds, The season ticket sales have been better than expected.

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Champaign school board debates $150 million ballot question to renovate high schools

The total to build and update two high schools in Champaign comes out to be $150 million, but construction won't begin until voters have their say this November.

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Back to school means back-to-school physicals, too

Chris Burton, center right, 17, an incoming junior, greets Skully, a student relations services staffer with Urbana Middle School, during the first day of an all-in-one registration at Urbana Middle School in Urbana on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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