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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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Local news for Champaign, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

New Central High School: it's back to Interstate Drive

The head of the Champaign Unit 4 School District said she expects the district to move forward with plans to build a new Central High School at a site on the north side of Champaign.

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21 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

That's cool: An atypical July

The average temperature so far this month in Champaign is 70.4 degrees, or almost 5 degrees below the historical average of 75. It's also lower than last month's average temperature in Champaign-Urbana - 73.4 degrees.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Skydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma

Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers.

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The News-Gazette

Last call for Tom's Mailbag

News-Gazette columnist Tom Kacich mc's the rally at the Moonwalk kickoff party at the William Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College in Champaign.

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The News-Gazette

Champaign man convicted of Savoy armed robbery

A Champaign man who a prosecutor said was the mastermind behind the holdup of a Savoy fast-food restaurant faces up to 45 years in prison when he's sentenced in September.

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Wireless Design & Development

RFID Tags on Honey Bees Reveal Hive Dynamics

Champaign, IL - Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.

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CBS Local

U Of I Expected To Boost Arena Renovation Budget

University of Illinois trustees are expected to agree to increase the budget for renovating the State Farm Center in Champaign by $4.5 million.

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The Memphis Flyer

Life Itself

Life Itself , Steve James' documentary about film critic Roger Ebert, is worth seeing, but the stories it wants to tell aren't as revealing as the ones Ebert shares in his excellent 2011 memoir with the same title.

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Manhattan American

Manhattan Woman's Club Awards Scholarships

The GFWC-IL Manhattan Woman's Club recently awarded three graduating high school seniors scholarships at Lincoln-Way Central Awards Night.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News-Gazette

Local energy initiative meeting goals

A local energy initiative has surpassed two of its goals, and officials are hoping for even better results going forward.

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The News-Gazette

UPDATED: Funeral director dies in parachute accident

A Champaign funeral home operator with an appetite for adventure and a larger-than-life personality died Tuesday during a parachute jump in Oklahoma, according to authorities in that state.

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The News-Gazette

Champaign teen to be tried as adult on gun charges

A Champaign County judge Wednesday decided that a Champaign teen arrested earlier this month for allegedly having a loaded gun in a city park should be prosecuted as an adult.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Ex-1970s radical buys George Will's Champaign home

A house that conservative political commentator George Will sold to the University of Illinois has been bought by former 1970s radical James Kilgore and his wife.

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