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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 $89/per square foot. More Champaign information.

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11 min ago | The News-Gazette

Officials back incentives for DS Volition

Fearing the damage that two empty floors in the One Main building might inflict on downtown Champaign, city council members said on Tuesday night that they want to give up to $200,000 in incentives to video game developer DS Volition to stay in the heart of the city.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Ex-radical group member says university ending job

This Feb. 5, 2014 photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill.

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The News-Gazette

Electricity pricing program may fizzle

Unsure about whether they can actually offer a better deal for residents, city council members tonight could decide to discontinue Champaign's electric pricing program when it expires in June.

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Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery, sentenced to probation

A Champaign man who admitted trying to rob a fast food restaurant employee was sentenced Monday to 30 months of probation.

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UI basketball player Paul arrested

Darius Paul, 20, who listed an address in the 0-100 block of East Healey Street, Champaign, was arrested about 3:20 a.m. by UI police after they say he ran from them.

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Critical test: A quiz about Roger Ebert

The 14th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival starts Wednesday. How much do you know about the Urbana native? Take our quiz and find out.

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Chicago Sun-Times

A Far-Flung Correspondent Gives a Thumbs Up to "Life Itself"

Seonyong Cho offers his appreciation of Steve James' "Life Itself" and gives both the film and the man a thumbs up.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Concert at Lincoln Library will Commemorate 1939 Concert at Lincoln Memorial

The post office has a black heritage stamp series that started in 1978. It has recognized the achievements of people like Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, and Sojourner Truth.

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American Football reuniting, playing NYC's Webster Hall

We already knew that influential emo veterans American Football would be reissuing their sole LP via Polyvinyl on May 20 , and now like related band Owls are currently doing , they will reunite to play live too! They'll play Champaign/Urbana, IL's Pygmalion Festival in September and then will play NYC on October 11 at Webster Hall .

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Bike Sale to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

Champaign Cycle is hosting a bicycle sale with the proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, and is in need of used bikes for the event.

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Area history, April 21, 2014

In 1914: According to a statement from manager Wilson, the lineup of the Champaign Velvets minor league baseball team will not be materially changed from last year.

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Gerard starting at back of pack

Just less than a year remains before the 2015 election for mayor in Champaign, but the wheels are already in motion.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Easter Morning 'Egg Roll'

Participants gathered at the Centennial Park sled hill Sunday, April 20, 2014 to participate in a Scottish Tradition.

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'You can take off now'

Three days into Aviation 101, Kate Benhoff found herself on the runway sitting on the left side of a Piper Archer, with the instructor to her right.

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Tom Kacich: Cost-per-vote winners and losers

Carol Ammons, with son Amir, 12, is greeted by Phyllis Clark, far right, while enjoying her moment as the Democratic nominee for the 103rd House District at Brooken Administrative Building in Urbana on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

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Memorial to tragedy brings lesson to the living

By 20, he had part-time jobs as a security guard at Market Place Mall and a dispatcher for the Parkland College Police Department.

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State law on hospital exemption sends property taxes up in Urbana

Memo to Urbana residents: better hold on to any state and federal income tax refunds.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The News-Gazette

UI-Carle med school partnership urged

A consultant has recommended the University of Illinois partner with the Carle health system to develop a new, engineering-based medical college.

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Woman kept positive spirit after being hit by drunk driver

The next order of business: "Just sit out on the ramp on my big, wide porch and let that wind blow through my hair."

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The News-Gazette

Village gets an earful on video gaming

Mahomet's leaders asked for input from residents on repealing the ban on video gaming - and they're getting it.

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