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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

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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5 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

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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14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

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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15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

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

The News-Gazette

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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The News-Gazette

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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The News-Gazette

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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The News-Gazette

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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WAND-TV Decatur

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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The News-Gazette

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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KWQC-TV Davenport

U. of Illinois opening office in India

The University of Illinois plans to open an office in India by the end of next summer to help handle the university's partnerships with Indian institutions and companies.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Super Pantry Couche Tard

LAVAL, Quebec & CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Picking up all 55 Super Pantry convenience stores from Tri Star Marketing Inc., Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. on Tuesday signed a deal to acquire the 51 locations in Illinois and four in Indiana.

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The News-Gazette

Three charged with intimidating witness in Champaign murder case

Three people have been criminally charged with threatening a witness in a Champaign murder case, two of them while in custody at the county jail.

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American Library Association

FTRF to award two scholarships for 'Intellectual Freedom and Censorship' LIS course

The Freedom to Read Foundation will provide two scholarships to interested Library & Information Science students for "Intellectual Freedom and Censorship," a two-credit online course taking place Aug. 26-Oct. 10, 2014.

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Business Journal

'Col. Sanders' offered gas station customers a fill-up Tuesday morning

Some drivers stopping for their morning gas fill-up today were surprised to see "Col.

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Area history, July 29, 2014

In 1914: Franklin H. Boggs of Urbana has been elected to the 6th Judicial Circuit bench to fill the vacancy left by the death of Judge Solon Philbrick.

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