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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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38 min ago | The News-Gazette

Charity funding prompts discussion in Urbana

Crisis Nursery volunteers Carly Krawetz, left, of Urbana, and Lee Luther, of Champaign, help plant pinwheels with a young participant after forming a circle in the play area of the Crisis Nursery in Urbana on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The third annual 'Wrap the Nursery' event sought to raise awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Month and to show support for Crisis Nursery's services to the community.

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38 min ago | The News-Gazette

St. Thomas More a finalist for National Blue Ribbon

The High School of St. Thomas More is a finalist for what the U.S. Department of Education considers its highest honor. The Champaign school is on the short list to receive a National Blue Ribbon.

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4 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Verdant Partners Adds Two Interns To Its Staff

VERDANT PARTNERS ADDS TWO INTERNS TO ITS STAFF Sep. 17, 2014 Source: Verdant Partners news release Verdant Partners LLC today announced the addition of two interns to its Champaign, Illinois based professional team of client service representatives. Mr. Blake Croegaert and Mr. Martin O'Connor are set to join Verdant beginning October 6, 2014.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

American Library Association

Choice to Launch Guest of Choice Editorial Feature

Choice , the premier review journal for new English-language books and digital resources for academic libraries, is initiating a new feature in its editorial lineup, a series of guest editorials informally called "Guest of Choice." Contributed by creative and insightful thinkers in library and allied professions, materials in this new series seek to engage readers in important issues and debates concerning the state of academic librarianship, information management and access, new publishing models and other topics appropriate to Choice's audience.

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Naperville Sun

More accepted to U of I saying - no, thanks' Sept. 16

More often than not, when students receive an admission letter from the University of Illinois, they opt to attend another university. That's a sad state of affairs for Illinois' flagship university.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

UIUC Chancellor Regrets Uproar Over Professor

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise told a committee of faculty leaders that she regretted the uproar caused by the decision not hire a professor whose Twitter messages were considered by some to be anti-Semitic. Wise told the campus' Senate Executive Committee on Monday that the university's board of trustees will be asked to consider approving the hiring of future tenured faculty much earlier in the process.

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The News-Gazette

UI panel gives preliminary OK for med school in C-U

A proposal for a new medical school in Champaign-Urbana received preliminary endorsement by a faculty committee Monday, marking the first step toward the idea becoming a reality. The University of Illinois engineering-focused medical school envisioned by Chancellor Phyllis Wise has several more milestones to go, however.

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The News-Gazette

Area history, Sept. 16, 2014

In 1914: Officer Clasey is compiling a list of the property owners in Champaign who are renting their buildings to alleged bootleggers and keepers of disorderly houses. The list will include 15 well-known citizens.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The News-Gazette

Area history, Sept. 15, 2014

In 1914: Ringling Brothers' Circus, the largest tented aggregation on the road, will be in Champaign tomorrow morning, coming over the Havana line of the Illinois Central Railroad. The train will unload around Springfield Avenue.

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The News-Gazette

Updated: Champaign police investigate bank robbery

A Champaign Police office stands in front of a First Midwest Bank on south Prospect Avenue after a robbery on in Champaign Saturday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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The Nation

Steven Salaita, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Academic Freedom

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born feminist known for her ferocious hatred of Islam, is scheduled to give a talk at Yale tonight, though many campus groups object . Thirty-five student organizations, including the school's J Street branch and its Women's Center, have co-signed a letter from the Yale Muslim Students Association saying that they feel "highly disrespected by the invitation of this speaker."

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Medical Daily

TV News Anchor Announces On Air He Has 6 Months To Live, Hopes To Spread Cancer Awareness

When an Illinois news anchorman made a live on-air announcement that he only had six months left to live, viewers paused at the heartbreak. A few weeks ago, the Champaign, Ill., anchor Dave Benton reported his own personal tragedy of a brain cancer battle that he had been struggling with for a while, but on Thursday he announced his prognosis was that of devastation.

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The Washington Post

Northeastern U. talks up professional connections, not its U.S. News ranking

Several weeks ago, Northeastern University's president dropped by The Washington Post to talk up the private institution in Boston. Joseph E. Aoun wanted to get the word out about "experiential learning" programs that combine professional work with academic scholarship in an attempt to position students for high-powered careers.

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Caterpillar to Build Lab in Champaign, Ill.

Caterpillar announced that it will open a data analytics laboratory in the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign, Ill., later this year. Caterpillar announced that it will open a data analytics laboratory in the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign, Ill., later this year, The News-Gazette, reported.

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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning: From the archives

UI Facilities and Services carpenters Dave Palmisano, left, and Bryant Harvey install actual bronze tablet containing the 240 names of the 2009 Bronze Tablet students at the UI in the north/south hallway of the University of Illinois Main Library in Urbana on Monday Jan. 11, 2010. The Bronze Tablet is awarded to UI students who show sustained excellence in scholarship during their junior and senior years.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Herald

College of DuPage enrollment continues to grow

College of DuPage continued its upward enrollment trend this fall, with the college's net 10th day credit head count of full- and part-time students totaling 29,476, an increase of 3 percent since last year. Over the past two years, credit head count has increased 12.4 percent at COD.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

IMPD officers raid after hours bar Sunday morning

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police served a warrant around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning in the 900 block of East 30th Street at an after hours casino and bar in a business that looked like a Thrift Store. Seven warrants were issued for arrests and everyone that was in the building at the time of the raid were issued summons to appear in court.

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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, Sept. 14, 2014

"I don't know where we're going next year," said the show's producer, Ron Stern, who has been in charge since Day 1. "We talk about all the time." Farm Aid '14 took place Saturday at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, N.C. It was a sellout but nothing like 1985, when the first Farm Aid drew 78,312 at the UI.

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Common Dreams

Univ. of Illinois Top Officials Challenged on Pro-Israel Donor's Role in Salaita Firing

Students and faculty show their support for the ousted Dr. Salaita and the University of Illinois Board of Trustees Meeting. The board of trustees of the University of Illinois voted Thursday to reject the appointment of Steven Salaita as dozens of student and faculty supporters of the professor packed the meeting room at the Urbana-Champaign campus.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Dave Benton cancer: WATCH anchor Dave Benton's live reveal of terminal cancer

Dave Benton, a television anchor for CBS affiliate WCIA-TV, revealed to his Chicago viewers that his cancer has returned, and that doctors have given the 51-year-old reporter only four to six months to live. His heartbreaking announcement was delivered Thursday on live television.

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